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Dance Collection Danse
301 - 149 Church St.
Toronto, ON
M5B 1Y4
Canada

Phone: 416-365-3233
1-800-665-5320 (toll free in Canada)
Fax: 416-365-3169

Gallery Hours
Mon.-Fri. 10-4 or by appointment

Research Centre Hours
Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:30

 

OUR PERSONNEL

Miriam Adams, C.M.
Co-founder/Director
Amy Bowring
Director of Collections
and Research
Cindy Brett
Archives Associate
Corrie Sakaluk
General Manager
Pamela Grundy
Development Co-
ordinator

 

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Dance Collection Danse is a federally incorporated charitable organization. Charitable registration number: 86553 1727 RR0001.
 

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WE CHAMPION THE HEROES OF CANADA'S DANCE HISTORY
 

As the sole national dance archives and book publisher dedicated to Canadian theatrical dance, Dance Collection Danse is a unique organization that could not exist without donations from the public. Your support is vital and will help us continue to:

  • Collect and preserve information on Canada's theatrical dance history
     
  • Disseminate and celebrate Canadian theatrical dance history
     
  • Educate dance professionals and the general public about Canadian theatrical dance history
     
  • Serve as the national dance archives and research centre for Canada's theatrical dance history

  • By Phone: Please call 416-365-3233 with your credit card information
     
  • By Mail: Please make your cheque payable to Dance Collection Danse or send VISA card information to: Dance Collection Danse, 301 - 149 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Y4
     
  • OR donate via CanadaHelps by clicking on one of the buttons below
     

For more information or to make a bequest or a gift in-kind, please contact Miriam Adams at 416-365 -3233 or email

SOME MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS

  • Initiated and recorded reconstructions of Canadian choreographies from the 1940s & 1950s
  • Founded the country's first archives dedicated to Canadian theatrical dance
  • Recorded & collected over 1100 hours of oral histories
  • Published Canada's first bilingual dance encyclopedia
  • Discovered hundreds of dance artists working in Canada prior to 1950
  • Compiled the Canadian Dance Performance Database
  • Published 39 books … and continues …
  • Maintains over 580 portfolios on companies, dance artists & related individuals
  • Promotes public awareness of the importance for dance preservation
  • Encourages and supports numerous emerging and established dance writers
  • Designs and distributes dance materials for public education
  • Hosts dance history workshops in public and professional schools
  • Publishes an annual magazine
  • Curates public exhibitions
     

Photo: Dimitri Vladimiroff, Toronto, 1930

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