More than 8,100 dancers, dance teachers and choreographers across Canada participated in the now concluded Yes I Dance survey. For International Dance Day, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council are offering a sneak peek at preliminary survey results. The full survey results will be released in the fall of 2014.
So far, we have learned that:
The interactive, searchable dance map of Canada continues to grow and is a resource for more than 2,500 organizations and 100 dance forms.
The Dancing Across the Land: A Report on the Dance Mapping Inventory posted recently reveals the magnitude and diversity of dance expression in Canada.
Dance Across Canada (formerly the Canada Dance Mapping Study) is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts with additional financial contribution from the Ontario Arts Council. This landmark research project to create a comprehensive profile of dance in Canada, includes professional and non-professional dance activities. It is comprised of a database of dance organizations in Canada, an interactive map of dance organizations in Canada, a survey to develop a profile of Canadians who dance and a survey of public funding of dance.