IN STUDIO REGGAETON starts OCTOBER 3 2021!!  This is a REGISTERED 6 week session happening every SUNDAY 11am-12pm.  Space is limited and spots are filling up.  Check our website for more information on this brand new In Studio Fall Session! REGGAETON originated out of the music scene in Puerto Rico


The Collective Body

by Inner Fish Performance Co. Army and Navy Building, 10411 82 Ave, Edmonton (outdoors)  October 20-23  Ongoing Free A transdisciplinary audio/video project that proposes to capture the circumstances of life in isolation during Covid.  Created with solo musicians and dancers from across North America, The Collective Body explores the constraints


Mental Skills Teacher Training

Through all of the shifts and pivots, questions about resilience, confidence, dancer engagement, future goals, and stress continue to ripple through our community. Lauren is excited to keep these conversations going and share both the research and best practices of mental skills for dance teachers looking to support their dancers mind, body


Project InTandem: Double-Bill Dance Production

Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre 4501 50 Street, Camrose, Alberta

The Calgary based contemporary dance collective Project InTandem returns to stage to tour their works Deep END by Meghann Michalsky and moving through, it all amounts to something by Sylvie Moquin to the 2021 “Chutzpah! Festival” in Vancouver, BC and at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre in



Site/Sight/Place December 11 | 8 PM Mountain Time In person event with simultaneous live streaming. FAVA, Studio A Orange Hub, 10045 156 St $20 general $15 members In this mid-winter salon, MZD Associate Artist 2021-22, Lebo Disele comes together with some of Edmonton’s most exciting artists to explore place, voice

$15 – $20

Dance Teacher Training Workshop – Introducing the “Total Dancer Curriculum”

The Orange Hub 10045 – 156 Street NW - Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta

* Kathy Metzger and Kathy Ochoa have combined their 30 plus years of contemporary dance education, instruction, international training and Edmonton dance history archiving, to write and create the:  TOTAL DANCER CURRICULUM  (TDC). * This INTRODUCTORY workshop brings TDC’s new syllabus to interested Dancers and Teachers in a short ‘Teacher-Training’


Afro Groove With Ivan – Black History Month events

Dance Code Studio 10575 115 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

(Afro) Groove With Ivan are weekly dance socials where you will get to move your body, dance, have fun, socialize and hopefully relieve yourself from the everyday stress we all experience. The goal with Groove With Ivan is to build safe spaces where everyone feels empowered to (learn how to)


Icône Pop

Mélanie Demers/ MAYDAY  February 18 | 8 PM Mountain Time February 19 | 8 PM Mountain Time In person event at The Army and Navy Building, 10411 82 Ave NW Icône Pop is a playful clash between religious and pop iconographies, the sacred and the profane, saintly exultation and self-glorification.

$20 – $25



DC3 Art Projects 10567 111 St NW #3E8, Edmonton, Alberta

Presented by Mile Zero Dance, blur seeks to engage artists across the disciplines of contemporary Art, Music/Sound, Dance/Movement and New Media, with the intention of examining sensorial memories, specifically; sight, sound, touch through performance. Curated by Stephanie Patsula Tickets and registration,

$15 – $20

Play the Fool Film Festival


The Play the Fool Film Festival is back! The festival showcases 2-min films from around the world that celebrate clowning and physical comedy.  Join us online on April Fools Day (April 1st) for the world's shortest short film festival, that's sure to offer snack-sized comedic delights! New this year we


The Model Minority

Art Gallery of Alberta 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta

The Model Minority Project is a multidisciplinary arts concert focused on Asian Canadian experiences and current topics in society. This production will explore the stories and accounts of Asian Canadians during the peak of Covid-19 in 2020. It will feature traditional and contemporary musicians, dancers, martial artists, and speakers. Entry

Tickets by donation

International Dance Day

Province-Wide Alberta

UNESCO International Dance Day April 29 Celebrate another year of dance in Alberta w/ ADA support! If you have programming set for the April 29 (including the surrounding dates) please email us at so we can begin the conversation and start spreading the word! Only performances, workshops, events emailed


The Real Disaster Show

The Orange Hub 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Real Disaster Show April 29 | 8 PM Mountain Time April 30 | 8 PM Mountain Time In person event FAVA Studio A, at the Orange Hub 10045 156 St NW MZD Artistic Director Gerry Morita and team explores the notion of the body facing climate change, pitting humans

$20 – $25

Total Dancer Curriculum – Spring Adult & Children classes

The Orange Hub 10045 – 156 Street NW - Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta

TOTAL DANCER CURRICULUM (TDC)  -  The Ultimate Training system for the Contemporary Dance TDC combines: Modern dance training influenced by Cunningham, Limon, & Graham, Post modern dance including release work and improvisation, Ballet, creative, Laban Movement Analysis, Pilates, and Yoga SPRING Adult / Kids classes / May 5 - June

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Lawson Percussive Dance Arts Company Presents: Play It Forward

National Music Centre/ Studio Bell 850 4 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta

In partnership with National Music Centre with support from Scotiabank Backbeat, Lawson Percussive Dance Arts Company is excited to bring live tap dance, body percussion and movement to the Studio Bell for an afternoon of pop-up performances.  The company will activate numerous museum exhibits with tap battles, rhythmic soundscapes, body


4th Annual Tap Day Celebration

National Music Centre/ Studio Bell 850 4 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta

Tasha Lawson and Tri-Tone Rhythm Society have partnered with the National Music Center and Jaimie Hill & Tammy-Lynn Powers Memorial Foundation, to bring together the Alberta tap dance community for an evening of rhythm and expression. National Tap Day was first presented to U.S. Congress on February 7, 1989 and



SHED | knowing each other as different and the same

The Orange Hub 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

SHED | knowing each other as different and the same Choreographed by Pam Tzeng At The Orange Hub, Black Box Theatre   June 3 | 8 PM Mountain Time June 4 | 8 PM Mountain Time In person event with simultaneous live streaming. $20 general $15 members Presented by Mile

$15 – $20

The Magpie Collection: A Dance Festival

University of Alberta 1-047 Lister Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

The Magpie Collection: A Dance Festival is a bright and attractive gathering of dances that will inspire, delight, and move audiences with the language of dance which crosses many boundaries. From July 16 to 24, MZD will host a series of dance workshops and  panel discussions followed by three days filled

Woezo Africa Cultural Festival

We are back with the third installment of the Woezo Africa Cultural Festival (WACF)! The Woezo Africa Cultural Festival aims to share and educate the community at large on the level of artistry and innovation that exists within African culture and African Diasporic history through a series of interactive activities, artisan demonstrations, cultural performances and workshops that will be delivered virtually.