Research Projects


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National Survey of Professional Dancers

The DTRC conducts periodic in-depth surveys of professional dancers across the country. The results of these surveys reveal the current trends within the dance profession and the current challenges faced by professional dancers. Survey results are widely cited by other arts organizations and within dance-related publications nationwide.

Summary of the 2004/05 survey >

Summary of the 2016 survey >

Senior Artists' Research Project (SARP)

Under the direction of DTRC Founder Joysanne Sidimus, the Senior Artists' Research Project (SARP) is currently researching and assessing the needs of senior artists in Canada. The results of this research will be used to design effective programs for senior artists.  Learn more >



Helping dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers since 1985.