The following are a list of links that may be of interest. Many of these sites contain extensive listings of links to even more dance related websites.


Festivals, Conventions and Competitions

Dance Schools and Dance Studios

Secondary Performing Arts Programs

Post Secondary Performing Arts Programs



  • Alberta Ballet, Professional Division
    Provides training to young dancers who aspire to have professional careers in dance.
  • Grant McEwan College, Theatre Arts Program
    Two-year, full-time acting training diploma program.  Committed to overall training and dedicated an equal amount of time towards learning the three disciplines of acting, singing, and dancing.
  • Program of Dance, University of Calgary
    The B.A. Dance Program is a four-year undergraduate degree with a major in dance.



  • Concordia University
    3 year, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Contemporary Dance
  • L’École de danse de Québec
    3 year, full-time training in Contemporary dance leading to a diploma or certificate.  1 year, full-time Preparatory Program
  • L.A.D.M.M.I
    3 year intensive training program in Contemporary Dance.  By audition only.
  • series 8:08  is an artist-initiated, artist-run organization that was founded in 1993 in Toronto, Canada.  Supports professional development of dance and dance artists, in various disciplines and of diverse aesthetics, through three programmes:  the Choreographic Performance Workshop (CPW), Season Finaly (SF) and Alternative Technique Class (ATC)


  • Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division
    Professional training in Classical Ballet, Character, Modern. Teacher Training Course.  By Audition Only.
  • The School of Contemporary Dancers
    Professional 4 year Modern training program towards a career in Modern Dance.  Dance courses offered in affiliation with the University of Winnipeg.  By Audition Only.
  • Encore Institute                                                                                   30+ week Dancer Diploma Program specializing in Contemporary Jazz performance. Students will achieve the technique required for professional performance while being exposed to theory and practicum in teaching, choreography, and production. Students will also be empowered with the business fundamentals required for the success of today’s self-employed dance professionals.  By Audition Only.


Associations / Organizations within Manitoba

Provincial and National Service Organizations

Funding Sources, Councils & Foundations

Individuals & other