Canadian Dance Assembly
CDA is the voice of the professional dance sector in Canada and promotes a healthy, sustainable environment in which professional dance practice can grow and thrive.Contact Us
CDA cultivates a strong national voice for Canadian professional dance and supports the development of resources for this field of artistic expression. Through conferences, workshops, and networking events we connect the dance actors from coast to coast, working towards building a cohesive and dynamic community.
We connect dance communities, share knowledge, and monitor government policies to keep you regularly informed in your work.
Dance Townhall: After the Federal Election
Join us and the Global Public Affairs’ Cultural Industries team for a breakdown of the 2021 federal election results and what they mean for the dance sector.1:00 pm
Work with CDA!
We’re looking for someone to remotely join our small and humble team to support the financial and administrative needs. View the Financial and Administrative Manager job posting on our new Job Board. If this sounds like you, apply now! Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Karla Etienne at email@example.com.
23 Nov 21
Zab Maboungou receives the 2021 Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award
Zab Maboungou is the founding artistic director of Zab Maboungou / Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata, a Montréal-based contemporary dance company. A pioneer of dance in Canada, she is known for intensely physical, dynamic works that explore the capacity of movement to express what she calls “our situation in the world”.Read More
23 Nov 21
Steps for Preventing Sexual Assault at Relational Movement Based EventsRead More
10 Oct 21
Dance Sector Recommendations for the Employment Insurance Program ReviewRead More
Make a Difference for Dance
The Canadian Dance Assembly is the only national dance advocacy organization. Joining CDA strengthens our dance ecology, and contributes your voice to our network. Every member adds momentum to our efforts. We unite, collaborate, and celebrate together to make a difference for dance.
CANADA DANCE MAP
Dance is all around us! And the Dance Map helps pinpoint the dance companies, venues, training and infrastructure that exists in support of #danceacrosscanada. The Dance Across Canada Interactive Map is the largest dance map in the world.