BC Dance Directory: Resources
Promotes safe healthy workplaces through education, training and outreach.
Geoff Teoli, Executive Director
Alliance for Arts and Culture
Arts advocacy and resource organization, representing over 350 members (groups and individuals).
Brenda Leadlay, Executive Director
ArtsBC/Assembly of BC Arts Councils
Service/advocacy/education organization supporting community and regional arts councils, and other arts organizations.
Sheryl McGraw, Executive Director
ArtStarts in Schools
Promotes creativity among young people. Services include booking artists to tour BC schools.
Navida Nuraney, Executive Director
BC Dance Educators' Association
A provincial specialist association within the BC Teachers' Federation.
Kim Wolski, President and Scholarships Coordinator, Nootka Elementary School
BC Touring Council for the Performing Arts
Provides services to touring artists and those who present them.
Joanna Maratta, Executive Director
British Columbia Arts Council
Grants for BC dance artists and organizations: professional development, research, creation, production, remount and touring.
Julie Poskitt, Professional Dance Officer
Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists/West Chapter (CADA/West)
Working to improve the socio-economic status of BC dance artists and advance professional standards.
Jessica Wadsworth, Program Coordinator
Canadian Dance Teachers Association
Professional Canadian association qualifying teachers in different dance disciplines.
City of Vancouver - Cultural Services
Offers grants programs to Vancouver-based arts and cultural organizations registered as non-profit societies in BC.
Douglas (Doug) Durand, Cultural Planner
The Dance Centre
Resource organization for dance in BC: information, programs and presentation opportunities, operator of Scotiabank Dance Centre.
Mirna Zagar, Executive Director
Dancer Transition Resource Centre
Helps dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers.
Zaena Campbell, BC Program Officer
Association promoting and encouraging amateur social and competitive ballroom dancing.
Arts management agency supporting creative work in various artistic and cultural disciplines.
Jim Smith, Producer
Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance
Producers of the Making a Scene Conference and other workshops for artists and administrators.
The Hamber Foundation
Offers grants for cultural, educational and charitable purposes.
Made in BC - Dance on Tour
Arts service organization that provides tours and dance outreach activities throughout BC.
Joel Klein, Program Director
Manages and mentors individual artists and dance companies.
Quincey Kirschner, Executive Director
Training Society of Vancouver
A charitable organization dedicated to cultivating excellence and sustainability within Vancouver’s professional contemporary dance training community.
Natalie LeFebvre Gnam, Chair
Vancouver Ballet Society/Dance International Magazine
Ballet and contemporary masterclasses, annual Spring Seminar with scholarship opportunities, Dance International Magazine published quarterly.
Liz Knox, Administrator
Canada’s largest community foundation.