2013 / 03 / 11
As a tribute to its founder, the International Organization for the Transition of Professional Dancers (IOTPD) has created the annual Philippe Braunschweig Grant for retraining. This grant is meant for professional dancers who have had an international career and who don't qualify for transition support from any one of the countries where they have danced.
2012 / 10 / 11
The DTRC mourns the passing of arts philanthropist Walter Carsen, who passed away Monday, October 8th in Toronto at the age of 100.
“Walter Carsen was a great friend to the DTRC, a moral support and wise counsellor. It was clear that he truly cared about dancers and their welfare and he will be greatly missed by all in the dance community,” says DTRC Executive Director Amanda Hancox. “Walter knew that the arts needed guardian angels and he certainly was one.”
2012 / 09 / 25
We would like to announce that on August 31st, Andrea Gunnlaugson stepped down as Program Officer for the BC region in order to explore her passion for Massage, Doula Care, and Childbirth Education full-time. For the past 8 years, Andrea has devoted her heart and soul to BC’s dance community. We'd like to thank her for her years of hard work and dedication and wish her all the best in this new and exciting phase of her career. Read more...
2012 / 07 / 26
Last week, DTRC staff from across the country met at the National Office to talk about what we learned over the past year and what we can improve on in 2012/13. Much of the discussion was centred on the results of our 2012 Membership Survey and how we can continue to address the major challenges facing dancers in transition. Stay tuned for more updates on what we learned from the survey! Many thanks to all of our members and alumni who took the time to give us their valuable feedback!
2012 / 06 / 27
The DTRC mourns the passing of one of our Founding Advisory Council members, Lyman Henderson, who passed away on Friday, June 22 in Toronto at the age of 92. Mr. Henderson was a long-time friend and advocate of the DTRC, as well as a dedicated supporter of not only dance, but the entire performing arts community in Canada.
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