Resources

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(Service for All Dancers and for the Public)
 

Community & Social Services | Crisis Support Services | Legal Support Services | Counselling Support Services | Job Banks | Education
Career Resources | Financial Aid | Government Programs
Arts Service Organizations | Transition PublicationsInternational Transition Centres
 


Resource Centres Housed in Regional Offices

DTRC’s regional resource centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are open to all dancers and interested members of the public.  Each resource centre contains books and magazines on making transitions and finding best-fit careers, along with information on dance community activities and events.  

DTRC Publications

DTRC Brochure

The DTRC's brochure introduces our programs and services, and lets dancers, donors, and the public know how they can get involved with the organization.

Transitions

Transitions keeps members and DTRC friends in touch with what's happening at the DTRC and in the wider world of dance.

Annual Reports

The DTRC's Annual Report provides a snapshot of our accomplishments and initiatives from the past year.

Learn how we've been working to support dancers across Canada.

 

21 Transitions: 21 Stories of Inspired New Beginnings

[© 2007, 68pp, softcover] 21 DTRC Alumni share their transition stories from dance to an impressive range of careers: aviation, neuroscience, teaching, medicine, environmental science and more ....

25 Transitions

[© 2011, 73pp, softcover] In celebration of the DTRC's 25th anniversary, 25 DTRC members and alumni, at various stages in their careers, speak of transition in their own words.

 

DTRC Videos

Visit the DTRC Youtube page to view our video library.

 

 


Community & Social Services

www.211ontario.ca
www.211quebecregions.ca/en
www.contactmb.org
www.ab.211.ca
www.sk.211.ca
www.bc211.ca
www.ns.211.ca
www.211nb.ca

 


Crisis Support Services

Provincial

Crisis and Emergency Mental Health Services (AB)
Crisis Centre (BC)
Mental Health Crisis and Non-Crisis Regional Contacts (MB)
Community Mental Health Resources (NB)
HealthLine (NL)
Crisis Intervention Services  (Northern Ontario)
Gerstein Centre (Toronto)
PEI Rape and Sexual Assault – Counselling Line (PEI)
Ami Quebec (QC)
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Services (SK)
 
 

 

Legal Support Services

Provincial

Calgary Legal Guidance (AB)
Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic (AB)
Edmonton Community Legal Centre (AB)
Women’s Centre Legal Advice Clinic (AB)
Artists Legal Outreach (BC)
Community Legal Assistance Society (BC)
Legal Help Centre (MB)
Fredericton legal Advice Clinic (NB)
Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)
Legal Info Nova Scotia (NS)
Artists’  Legal Advice Service (ON)
Directory of Community Legal Clinics (ON)
Community Legal Information Association of PEI (PEI)
Montreal Artists Legal Clinic (QC)
Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon and Inner City (SK)
 
 

 

Counselling Support Services

AFC – The Lifeline for Canada’s Entertainment Industry
Hard Feelings
Canadian Directory of Certified Counseling Professionals
 
 

 

Job Banks

Cultural Human Resources Council
Service Canada Job Bank
Monster
Workopolis
Charity Village
Canada Jobs
Cultural Careers Council Ontario Job Board
Option-Carriere
Neuvoo
WowJobs - Dance specific jobs in Canada
j
obGurus - Dance specific jobs in Canada

 


Education

Canada’s Higher Education and Career Guide
School Finder
Macleans On Campus
Distance Ed Canada
Government of Canada – Lifelong Learning
Canadian Virtual University

 


Career Resources

National
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Service Canada Training, Career and Worker Information
Service Canada Career Transition Assistance
Quintessential Careers
Monster Career Resources
Cultural Human Resources Council
Canada’s Economic Action Plan
Working in Canada

Provincial
Times Change Women's Employment Service
Arts and Cultural Industries Association of Manitoba
Second Career Ontario

Resume Resources
Raw Resume: Resume writing guide
Resume Baking: Templates
 


Financial Aid

Canlearn
Canada Student Loans and Grants
Service Canada
Canada Benefits
Canada Council for the Arts Grants
FinAid
Fondation des Artistes

 


Government Programs

National

Canada Council for the Arts
Canadian Heritage

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and Workers’ Compensation in all Canadian jurisdictions

Provincial

Cultural Careers Council Ontario
Conseil des arts de Montréal

 


Arts Service Organizations

National
The AFC - the lifeline for Canada's entertainment industry
Artists’ Health Alliance
Canadian Dance Assembly

Provincial
CADA BC / Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (British Columbia chapter), Vancouver, BC
Made in BC - Dance on Tour, Vancouver, BC
The Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC
Actsafe, Vancouver, BC
Alliance for Arts and Culture, Vancouver, BC
Alberta Dance Alliance, Edmonton, AB
Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Edmonton, AB
Dance Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
Dance Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
CADA ON / Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (Ontario chapter), Toronto
Canadian Actors' Equity Association, Toronto, ON
Dance Ontario Association, Toronto, ON
Dance Umbrella of Ontario (DUO), Toronto, ON
Regroupement québécois de la danse, Montreal, QC
Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique, Montreal, QC
Artère, Montreal, QC
Diagramme Gestion culturelle, Montreal, QC
Dance Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Halifax Dance, Halifax, NS
Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, PEI

 


Transition Publications

Advocacy Report - Beyond Performance

Australia & International Case Studies - Career Transition: Programs for Professional Dancers

 


International Transition Centres

International Organization for the Transition of Professional Dancers (IOTPD)
Dancer Transition Resource Centre (Canada)
The Dancers' Career Development (England)
Centre national de la danse (France)
Stiftung TANZ - Transition Zentrum Deutschland (Germany)
Retraining Program for Dancers (Holland)
Dancer's Career Development Centre (Korea)
Association Suisse Pour la Reconversion des Danseurs Professionnels (Switzerland)
Career Transition for Dancers (United States)
 
 

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DANCER TRANSITION
RESOURCE CENTRE

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