CALL FOR PROPOSALS
MIRIAM ADAMS EXPLORATION BURSARY
This $5000 bursary is supported by William J.S. Boyle. Application deadline is August 26 READ MORE
PRESERVING OUR COSTUMES
Help us upgrade our costume storage! READ MORE
JOURNEY BACK THROUGH HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST EVENTS
IN ANTICIPATION OF THIS YEAR'S CELEBRATION
Have you heard the news! The 2022 Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame inductees have been selected, a venue chosen, and we've begun preparations in earnest. We’re excited to celebrate the achievements another remarkable class of dance luminaries at a special event at Toronto’s Palais Royale on October 2, 2022.
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Join us for the 2022 Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame and celebrate people who have made exceptional contributions to dance. Visit the DCD Hall of Fame Site to learn more
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Palais Royale, Toronto
4pm – 8pm
PIONEERING WOMEN OF THE RAD!
A dozen years after the inception of the Association of Operatic Dancing of Great Britain, Canada had its first member – a petite and dynamic Winnipeg-born dance teacher named Dorothy Cox-Scruton. Hot on Cox-Scruton’s heels was Toronto’s Alison Sutcliffe who,.. (MORE)
RESPONSIVE & MORE SECURE!
Just in time time for the release of our latest book, Amy Bowring's Navigating Home: Artists of the NL Dance Project, we have redesigned out store to be more secure and work seamlessly on mobile devices. Drop by and see how it looks... maybe even buy something? MORE
Kathak dancer, creator and educator, Rina Singha was born in Kolkata India in 1937. She trained with Kathak master Sambu Maharaj (1910-1970) at Delhi’s Shriram Bhartiya Kala Kendra. In 1960 Rina moved to London and toured Europe both as a soloist and with the... (MORE)
Dance Collection Danse would like to acknowledge that the land on which we work is the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Métis, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. It has been a site of human activity, including dance, for at least 15,000 years and we are grateful to all the caretakers, both recorded and unrecorded, of this land and of Turtle Island. Today, the meeting place of Toronto is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work and dance in the community, on this territory.