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2018 Performance Company Auditions Are Now Open

We are happy to announce that our 2018 auditions are now open. We are seeking girls from grades 9 to 12. You can get more information about the 2018 performance company auditions criteria. Our audition process is wonderfully unique. If this appeals to you, go ahead and fill out our application form. The following downloadable […]

Announcing upcoming show ‘Here to Imagine’ in Nanaimo, BC

Dandelion Dance™ announces their upcoming show called, ‘Here to Imagine’ at Nanaimo’s Malaspina Theatre of the Vancouver Island University.

Hannah Beach and Dandelion Dance™ Featured in 2017 CHRC Annual Report

The Canadian Human Rights Commission’s 2017 Annual Report was just released and features the stories of 5 Canadians who have created change across Canada.

Dandelion Dance™ Founder Receives 2017 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award (Gold)!

Dandelion Dance™ Founder, Hannah Beach, is the recipient of the 2017 Moonbeam Children’s book award (Gold) for books with music/theatrical. The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading. Many of their award-winning books encourage children to be […]

Dance like a dandelion for social justice

Dandelion Dance™ turns the notion of a dance studio on its head according to Shauna McGinn in this article from The Low Down online magazine.

The Glebe Report – Dandelion Dance™ a finalist in 2017 REVERE award

The following article is from the June 2017 PDF edition of The Glebe Report, page 15: “The Dandelion Dance™ learning series ‘I Can Dance / Je peux danser’, published by Rubicon Publishing, was recently named Supplemental Resources Finalist in the Resources for Arts category for the 2017 Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources (REVERE) awards by the […]

Dandelion Dance™ Returns to Westboro

The Kitchissippi Times Article on page 13 announces Dandelion Dance™ school’s return to Westboro. Sarah Posthuna, Head of Children’s Program, welcomes girls 6-11 years old to this unique dance school and space for meaningful creativity by the girls themselves. They learn and experience the Dandelion Dance™ Approach of self-discovery, creativity and share their own works.

Celebrating Canada through Diversity and Dance

Kelsey Walsh, Dandelion’s Performance Company Director and Head of Youth Programs, had the idea to build on the dance company’s strong focus on community outreach by applying to be part of Neighbourhood Arts 150. In her role as Performance Company Director, Walsh works with girls from very diverse backgrounds, supporting them to use their unique […]

DANDELION DANCE™ IS TAKING OVER BAYSHORE!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – DANDELION DANCE IS TAKING OVER BAYSHORE! (Ottawa – May 6, 2017) – On May 13, teenage girls with ties to countries around the world – from Afghanistan, Bosnia, China, Costa Rica, Denmark and Germany, to Iraq, India, Ireland, Liberia, Pakistan, North and South Sudan, Liberia, Somalia and Yemen – are taking […]

Seeds of Change – Emily’s View

Emily Rowe talks about how Dandelion has changed her life in a positive and powerful way. In her interview with Catherine Clark of Ottawa At Home Magazine, Emily describes the powerful lessons she has learned and the confidence she brings forward into her expanding life.