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Community Benefits

Alberta Dance Alliance is here to support you – the dance community in Alberta! Contact us to get started taking advantage of all your Alberta Dance Alliance has to offer.

Resource Centre/Services/Support

  • Supports professional development through consultation in grant research, preparation and editing, administration/production management, and career preparation

  • Offers Stepping Out – a program for career planning in public schools/studios for dance students Supports access to the Basic Dance Agreement from Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA) and contract service information

  • Provides SOCAN networking

  • Presents, in partnership with the Dancer Transition Resource Centreon the MOVE, a conference for graduating dance students & emerging dance professionals

  • Hosts 100 Feet: Diaries of Dance in Alberta, a historical look at Alberta’s rich dance past Houses a library of dance related resources

  • Provides administrative support including shared-cost mailouts and meeting rooms available upon request


  • Provides a direct link with other provincial service organizations for dance

  • Advocates for dance in education and is an active voice for dance in the Albertan and Canadian cultural and human resource sectors

  • Works with other municipal, provincial and federal arts/dance service organizations for increased support to arts/dance in the public and private sector


  • Provides financial aid through the Community Workshop Grant

  • Produces the feats – Festival of Dance, a celebration of the Alberta Dance community

  • Complies Dancelines, a bi-weekly community e-newsletter that includes information about upcoming events, grant deadlines, employment opportunities and more

  • Fosters an awareness of dance in Alberta through the International Dance Day provincial promotional campaign held on April 29

  • Produces the Dance Link Calendar  with performances, events, and grant deadlines

  • Recognizes marks of excellence in all forms of dance through the Alberta Dance Awards given out each year at the feats – Festival of Dance


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