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National dance Week Event Listings 2018

Votive Dance Presents: International Dance Day Community Dance Performance

A community showcase, featuring performances in Jazz, Swing, Break Dance, Capoeira and more! 

Sunday, April 29 @ 3:30pm

DANSpace, 1531 Grafton St, Hfx
Admission $5 (at the door) 

For more information CLICK HERE


Live Art presents Mocean Dance: These Versions of Us

A world premiere

April 26-28, 2018, 8 PM
Sir James Dunn Theatre
$30 Adults; $25 Seniors; $20 Students (General Seating)

For more information CLICK HERE


Camino Flamenco at Pier 21

Two performances:

Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm 
Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm 

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS

For more information CLICK HERE


Second Annual Milonga in collaboration with You Two Can Tango

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 8:00pm - 11:00pm 

Live Music by Rhapsody Quintet
with guest vocalist Ross Thompson

The Parish Hall, St. George's Round Church, 2222 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS

Admission $25 (non dancers $10)
Cash payment at the door

8:00pm - Introductory Class
8:30pm - Live music and dancing

For more information CLICK HERE


Halifax Dance at the Central Library – Free Admission 

Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 am-3:00 pm

10:00-10:30- Dance class for kids ages 3-8

10:30-11:00- All ages dance party

11:00-12:00- Sharing Dance rehearsal

12:00-12:30- Dance class for kids ages 3-8

12:30-1:00- All ages dance party 

1:00-2:00- Performance by the Halifax Dance Youth Dance Ensemble

Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax

For more information, CLICK HERE


Dancing The Nelkin Line (Pina Bausch) Northwood, Halifax Campus

Thursday, April 19, 11:00-12:00 – Learn the “Nelken-Line”, a phrase choreographed by the late, international superstar, Pina Bausch

Thursday, April 26, 2:00pm – Sock Hop (Northwood residents only)

Northwood, Halifax Campus

2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax

For more information, CLICK HERE


Dance with Me – Maeva Berger-Daley

Celebrate National Dance Week with Dance with Me! 
Wednesday, April 25, 2:00-3: 00 PM − FREE Beginner Ballet Barre class for seniors

Wednesday, April 25, 6:30-7: 30 PM − FREE Beginner Ballet class for Adults

Halotherapy Salt Spa

373 King Street



Folk Dancers Association of Nova Scotia

Thursday, April 26, 7:30-10:00 pm – try out our THURSDAY EVENING DANCES; relaxed, recreational, with a wide variety of traditional dances. These dances do not require a partner. First evening is free!

All Nations Church

2535 Robie St. (at Charles St.)


(On the dock beside the Dartmouth Ferry Terminal on Thursdays in the summer) 

For more information CLICK HERE


Halifax Ukrainian Dance

Invites you to try Ukrainian Dancing

Ages 5-16 welcome.

You don’t need previous dance experience and you don’t need to be Ukrainian!

Saturday, April 28, 2-3 pm

Happy Soul Dance Studio

3089 Oxford St, Halifax

For more information: Contact 


Leica Hardy School of Dance- KiDanCo 

An open studio Public Performance 

April 28th,2018 4 Pm 

North Woodside Community Centre

230 Pleasnat Street, Dartmouth, NS


For more information CLICK HERE


Contra Dance April 21st!

Contra dance is an energy-filled, social style of folk dancing done to foot-stomping East Coast tunes.  It's easy to learn: All dances taught - No experience necessary - No need to bring a partner

Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

 Location: All Nations Church - 2535 Robie at Charles - entrance up the wooden ramp.
- Quick orientation for beginners at 7:30 pm sharp.
- Beginner-oriented dancing goes 7:30 - 8:45pm
- More advanced dancing 8:45 - 10:30 pm.
- Admission for dancers is $10, and $8 or less for small budgets. Kids, families and non-dancers enter by donation.

- As always, all are welcome at our dances: Beginners & experienced dancers, all ages, all genders. Even non-dancers are welcome - come hang out in our cozy lounge, bring your knitting or school work and enjoy the live music and a free cup of tea grin

For more information CLICK HERE


Dare to Dance 2018 School Challenge

Mon.-Friday, April 22-27 in provincial schools

During NDW, Dance Nova Scotia issues the popular Dare to Dance challenge to schools across the province. Thousands of individuals enthusiastically participate. The challenge itself is simple:  Get your school dancing for a total of 20 minutes of dancing during National Dance Week. Students, teachers, staff – everyone joins in.

 For a list of participating schools, this year go to our Dare to Dance page on the website