Artist Resources

COVID-19 Pandemic Updates and Resources

COVID-19 Information, Updates and Resources

We will be updating this list regularly: if you see something you would like added, please email members@thedancecentre.ca.

DANCE CENTRE UPDATES

Office/building closure

Our office and our building Scotiabank Dance Centre are both closed until June 1. Read full details about our re-opening plans here.

Dance Centre staff are working at home and available by email or phone Monday-Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm: please don’t hesitate to check in and say hi! https://thedancecentre.ca/staff-and-board/

Renters

NEW: plans for re-opening, including important information for renters.

If you have rented studio space during this closure period, you can rebook for another period without any cancellation fees. We are also taking bookings for when we reopen on June 1 – in the event that the building closure is prolonged, we will continue to offer rebookings with no cancellation fees. Our venue staff are available Monday-Friday at studiorentals@thedancecentre.ca to make bookings and answer questions.

Events

Dance Centre performances, studio showings and events are cancelled, postponed or moved online through to the end of June. Ticketbuyers will be contacted via email.

Member Digital Meet-Up via ZoomEvery Wednesday | 12:30pm-1:30pm

We hope to be able to connect with you to continue to hold conversations and to dream up ways that we can stay connected through this time.  Contact Claire for the link to our weekly scheduled meet-ups through Zoom. The link will only be active at the scheduled time of the meeting. The same link and password will work for each week.

Consultations

Grant Consultations are available online. Work one-on-one in a 1 hour session with our Executive Director Mirna Zagar, who will offer tips and tools and guide you to writing a strong proposal. Through the support of these in-depth consultations, many of our members have been successful with their grant requests. Cost: $25 + gst / 1hr (non-members $30 ph + gst). Contact members@thedancecentre.ca for more info or to book.

Information

We will continue to share news and information through our social media channels and blog. We will be putting out regular calls for artists to submit content, but please submit your ideas at any time. While you are social distancing, show us how you celebrate dance-love in your homes! Tag us in a post, video, or story of you dancing, stretching, and generally enjoying the arts, during your isolation.
Use the hashtags: #socialdancing  #dancecentremember

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

RESOURCES

Economic/Funding Information:

 

Dance/Arts:

 

Online Class Listings:

 

Online Performance Broadcasts:

 

Online Artist Research Sites:

  • Oralsite.be is a platform that exists as a project space to support digital artist publications.
  • If you are  working on online content during the COVID-19 shutdown? Share it with CultureOnline.ca!

 

Other Resources: