The Directory presents capsule summaries describing a selection of dance resources in Canada. In addition to archival and library collections, the descriptive entries provide examples of collections held in different dance community contexts, including companies, community organizations and presenters.
This directory is intended to serve as a resource:
Click on the name of the organizations below to see capsule summaries, collection strengths and contact information.
1.1 Toronto Reference Library - Toronto, Ontario
1.2 York University Libraries - Toronto, Ontario
2.1 Dance Collection Danse - Toronto, Ontario
2.2 Dancemakers - Toronto, Ontario
2.3 Danny Grossman Dance Company - Toronto, Ontario
2.4 DANS (Dance Nova Scotia) - Halifax, Nova Scotia
2.5 L’école supérieure de danse du Québec, Bibliothèque de la danse -
2.6 Live Art Productions - Halifax, Nova Scotia
2.7 National Ballet of Canada - Toronto, Ontario
2.8 The Dance Centre - Vancouver, British Columbia
2.9 Tangente - Montreal, Quebec
2.10 Vancouver Ballet Society - Vancouver, British Columbia
2.11 Dance Saskatchewan Resource Centre - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
See also Dance Resources in Canadian Libraries by Clifford Collier and Pierre Guilmette (Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1982) for an earlier work that focusses on library holdings.
This directory was prepared by Theresa Rowat, with research by Allison Lennox, and input from contacts at the various organizations. The research and preparation of the pilot entries were supported by the Dance Section of the The Canada Council for the Arts.