Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists/West Chapter

Emergency Measures + Funds

We’ve enacted emergency measures to help you and the dance sector during COVID-19, including a payment plan for membership fees, increased subsidies and $250 Studio Renter’s Relief Fund: Emergency Measures + Fees

 

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Training Subsidy Program

We continue to support the diverse training needs of CADA/West members via TSP, including international virtual drop-ins, peer-to-peer sessions, outdoor classes, class cards, gym/studio memberships and proposals for special training. The deadline for TSP submission is the 10th of every month. Receipts from the previous two months are eligible. Please see the guidelines/make an application, and get in touch.

 

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Going Back to Robson During COVID

On June 3 Ralph Escamillan hosted a meeting for Vancouver’s street dance community, along with supporting organizations. We came together to discuss how dancers can more safely return to working and gathering at Robson Square in donwtown Vancouver. As many dancers move their practices outside, we need to ensure that we do this in ways that respect the existing cultures of the places we’re living and dancing in. See Going Back to Robson During COVID for a video, resources and minutes.
 

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Summary of BC Dance Community Town Hall

See Summary of BC Dance Community Town Hall, a recap of a conversation hosted by artists and organizations. You’ll find several resources and thoughts around re-entry to dance practice during COVID.