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WHAT WE DO

DanceSucksDance Collection Danse is a unique organization straddling the performing arts, museum and archival communities. At its core, DCD exists to preserve Canada’s dance heritage and share it internationally through programming such as virtual and live exhibits, screenings, lectures, workshops, education, dance animation, catalogues, annual magazine, books, and by supporting research.

To stay in the loop about DCD activities, join our mailing list HERE and refer to our Calendar.

Brochures about DCD and about our Education Program for grades 1-12 are available HERE.

Canada’s dance history is filled with remarkable people who took risks and pushed the development of the art form. Dance history reflects moments in our political history, immigration history, military history, social history, feminist history and gay rights. It is an ephemeral art form and requires special care to ensure that the art and the artists are not lost to time.

You can be part of the legacy by supporting the work of Dance Collection Danse.

Visit SUPPORT US to see how you can help.

BEGINNINGS

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MIRIAM AND LAWRENCE ADAMS

In 1983, under the banner ENCORE! ENCORE!, research was begun into choreographies created by Canadian dance artists working in the 1940s and 1950s for the purposes of preserving their works through reconstruction, notation, videotape and photography. (READ MORE)

BOARD/ADVISORS

Board and Advisors

BEHIND THE SCENES

Like most successful organizations, DCD has relied on the leadership, time and guidance of a great many people. It is no coincidence that many of these individuals served on our board or honorary advisor list. Our current board, chaired by acclaimed author and dance historian Carol Bishop-Gwyn... (READ MORE)

VOLUNTEERS

volunteers

LIVING CANADIAN DANCE

DCD simply could not do what it does without the support of its team of volunteers. If you love dance, and have the time and energy, we could use your help. Whether it's hands-on with the collection or front and centre at a live event, there are many ways to make a difference. Fill out the form HERE and start today!

CONTACT

1303 - 2 Carlton St.
Toronto, ON
M5B 1J3
Canada
Phone: 416-365-3233
1-800-665-5320
(toll free in Canada)
Fax: 416-365-3169
talk@dcd.ca

Research Centre
Mon. - Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Appointment Required
Contact Amy Bowring by email or call one of the numbers above

PERSONNEL

Miriam Adams, C.M.
Co-founder/Advisor

Amy Bowring
Executive and Curatorial Director

Jay Rankin
Administrative Director

Vickie Fagan
Director of Development and Producer/Hall of Fame

Michael Ripley
Marketing & Sales Coordinator

Beth Dobson
Metcalf Foundation Performing Arts Intern

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