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. 



AFA News

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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AFA Budget 2015 October announcement

In the October Budget 2015 announcement, the Government of Alberta deferred new funding for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts until 2016. This means...

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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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Arts Impact Alberta 2014

The AFA is pleased to announce the release of Arts Impact Alberta 2014: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector. See how the arts sector impacted Alberta ...

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AFA Art Collection E-Cards Are Available!

Send a friend or loved one an E-card with amazing artwork from the AFA art collection! Send one of 12 amazing works representing the excellence and di...

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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, the AFA's Artist Profiles is a window into Albe...

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Art Opportunities

Strathcona County RFP - Call for Artists

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

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Edmonton Arts Council Call to Indigenous Artists

The Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Program, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, is seeking a Canadian Indigenous Artist or artist team to integrate s...

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Pumphouse Theatre Art Gallery Call for Submissions

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms; and creating opportunities for engag...

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Call for Submissions: Sled Island Visual Art

The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival (June 22 - 26, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta) is currently accepting project proposals for the festival's 2016 visual...

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McMullen Gallery Call for Submissions

McMullen Gallery seeks proposals for the 2017-18 exhibition season from practicing artists, curators and organizations. ...

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