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International Dance Day 2020 Events

Check out some of the virtual which took place across Canada from coast to coast!

Here are a few highlights:
Gatineau Police danced in the street in response to an IDD challenge from Special Olympics Canada 
Dancers across the country shared photographs that show what dance looks like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the gallery curated by The Dance Current.
The Dance Centre’s International Dance Day: Virtual Edition included a wide range of events, such as tutorials, creative laboratories, a music video, and dance films.
You can still experience London Dance Festival’s Dance Week Virtual Stage
International Dance Day Online Celebrations from ITI Unesco include numerous videos

British Columbia 


The Dance Centre
The Dance Centre’s annual International Dance Day celebrations will be shared on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram Live this year from April 25-29! Programmed artists include Mandala Arts and Culture, South Asian Arts, Action at a Distance, Petra Zanki, WeDT Kpop Dance Club, and Kinesis Dance somatheatro. In addition, five micro-commissions will feature short dance films from Megan Andrews, Jenna Berlyn, Alina Sotskova, and Yulia Terekh, while Amber Funk Barton of the response. Videos will be released on The Dance Centre’s Facebook and YouTube channels from April 25-28, with the micro commissions premiering on April 29.

Saskatchewan

Free Flow Dance
Reserve your tickets for Free Flow Theatre Company’s annual dance week celebration! Watch a variety of cultural dance with three completely different showcases from April 23rd-30th

Alberta

Alberta Dance Alliance
- Watch this space for Alberta Dance Alliance’s Official Message for International Dance Day 2020 coming soon!
- Submit your International Dance Day event through email to be shared by ADA

Mile Zero Dance
- Celebrate IDD with Mile Zero Dance in Dance Blitz, a virtual event on April 29th. See artists play with short format works (3 minutes or less) in a virtual environment. Register for free!

Ballet Edmonton
Ballet Edmonton will host a live ballet class on April 29. It will be streamed from our Ballet Edmonton Facebook Page.

Dancers' Studio West

Nourish your practice on IDD with a low-impact virtual class with Artistic Director Sasha Ivanochko, streamed on DSW’s Instagram Page. Link: https://www.instagram.com/dancersstudiowest/

Ontario

National Arts Centre - #CanadaPerforms
Catch the livestream on April 29 to celebrate International Dance Day! Follow along on Facebook HERE.

Class with Gadfly
FREE pre-recorded classes on Vimeo all day. Join Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho as they challenge your creativity, artistry and athleticism with their unique House classes.

London Dance Festival 
There’s something for everyone at London Dance Festival’s International Dance Week Virtual Stage! Check out their virtual stage schedule, videos and artist bios HERE.

Quebec

Sinha Danse - Burning Skin
Exclusive full-length show to watch from home!
• 10 am YouTube live the our Sinha Danse channel
• 4 pm Instagram live stories @sinhadanse
• 7 pm Facebook live @sinhadanse.cie

Nova Scotia 

Dance Nova Scotia
- International Dance Day Message 2020
- Every day of National Dance Week, Dance Nova Scotia is doing a Daily Dance Challenge! Head over to the National Dance Week Nova Scotia Facebook page April 22nd-29th to discover the themes and participate with friends.
- Lots of online activities taking place through Dance Week in Nova Scotia. See full schedule of events HERE.

Mocean Dance
Get moving with Mocean Dance during National Dance Week. Join in April 29 for a special virtual dance class in celebration of International Dance Day! 

Newfoundland 


DanceNL
You’re invited to participate in DanceNL’s virtual flashmob! Learn the choreography of Robot Playground, then, on April 29th, post a video of yourself dancing it and tag @DanceNL on Facebook or Twitter.

Also, check out the Dance Current Listings for further online class/performance info













Sinha Danse - Burning Skin
Exclusive full-length show to watch from home!
• 10 am YouTube live the our Sinha Danse channel
• 4 pm Instagram live stories @sinhadanse
• 7 pm Facebook live @sinhadanse.cie
Sinha Danse - Burning Skin
Exclusive full-length show to watch from home!
• 10 am YouTube live the our Sinha Danse channel
• 4 pm Instagram live stories @sinhadanse
• 7 pm Facebook live @sinhadanse.cie
Canadian Dance Assembly
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Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
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Tel: 1.416.515.8444
Fax: 1.416.515.9444