Experience Dance

Alberta is home to a community of outstanding dancers and choreographers, dedicated to their craft and passionate in their instruction and performance.

Ballet, jazz, hip-hop, Ukrainian, contemporary, ballroom – Alberta’s dance community has something for everyone!

Looking to connect? 

  • The Candance Network - A pan-Canadian affiliation for developing the contemporary arts in our communities. 
  • CyberDance - Over 3,500 links to classical ballet and modern dance resources.
  • Dance Films Association - An information clearinghouse and meeting ground for the user, producer, and distributor of dance films and videos.
  • Alberta Dance Alliance - As a provincial service organziation the  Alberta Dance Alliance is your portal to everything dance related in Alberta!
  • Dance Across Canada - A Canada Council for the Arts initiative attempting to track dance across the country. 
  • Canadian Dance Assembly - Promotes a healthy, sustainable environment in which professional dance practice can grow and thrive. 



AFA News

AFA 2015-16 Grant Data on Open Alberta

The AFA receives roughly $26 million from the Government of Alberta each year. Now, through the Open Data portal, you can access data from the 2015-1...

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Celebrating 25 Years of Supporting Arts in Alberta

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the principal arts funding agency of the Government of Alberta, celebrated a quarter century of support for Alberta’s...

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Economic Data for Canadian Culture Released

On May 11, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account (CSA) economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010 – 2014,...

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Alberta Budget 2016

On April 14, Alberta's government released details of Budget 2016. AFA funding remains strong and stable for this upcoming year....

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Communiqué from the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF)

Joan Udell, AFA Board Chair, Jeffrey Anderson, Executive Director, and Helen Chimirri-Russell, Director Arts Development, joined representatives of ar...

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AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report Now Available

The AFA 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available. Click for more information....

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Arts Impact Rural Alberta

Arts Impact Rural Alberta focuses on AFA support of the arts in Alberta’s communities of 25,000 people or fewer, including information on individual a...

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Art Opportunities

Call for Mentorship Program - New Canadian and Indigenous Visual Artists

Visual Arts Alberta –CARFAC is looking for Visual Artists either New Canadian or Indigenous that want to learn more in a one-on-one learning environme...

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Call for Proposals: Indigenous Filmmakers in Alberta

With an eye toward these current and aspiring filmmakers, the Provincial Archives of Alberta invites Indigenous filmmakers to submit a proposal for an...

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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Administrative Assistant to President and CEO

Celebrating over 60 years, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955 and is one o...

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AGSA: Art Rental & Sales Gallery Associate

Art Gallery of St. Albert with Arts and Heritage St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a friendly, mature and responsive individual: Art Rental &...

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RFP Public Sculpture Installation Strathcona County

Strathcona County is seeking artists for an exterior sculptural installation at the RCMP and Enforcement Services building. Strathcona County has post...

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