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 Annual Report

We invite you to explore the 2015-16 AFA Annual Report, which includes the AFA’s accomplishments during the last fiscal year, a summary of grants awar...

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artsVest Invests Training and Funding in Alberta

Business for the Arts announces a two-year investment in sponsorship training and matching incentive grants for Alberta arts and culture organizations...

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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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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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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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Art Opportunities

Silver Skate Festival Fire and Snow Sculptures

Online registration is NOW OPEN for the Snow Sculpture Symposium, and the spellbinding light spectacles of the Fire Sculpture Installation and the Fol...

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Harcourt House Call for Board Members

Harcourt House Artist Run Centre is recruiting new volunteer board members to join the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors at Harcourt House is...

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Arteles Creative Residency Program 2017 Open for Applications

Arteles Creative Residency Program allows you the time, space, facilities and - most of all - the freedom and stress-free environment you need in orde...

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AFA RFP: Materials and Fabrication Handbook

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) is seeking proposals from individuals with fine art conservation knowledge and experience, preferably with p...

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Deep Freeze Lamppost Cozy Challenge

Add to this year’s theme “Village Upside Down!” through participation in Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival’s Lamppost Cozy Challenge on January 14...

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