We Are Hiring!

We are pleased to announce that the Right to Dance project is looking for two new staff as we expand our team!!!

*Project Coordinator Assistant: https://drive.google.com/…/1uGnssX70O96oybVgWyKI4MqLdu…/view

*Administration Coordinator:

Deadline to submit is November 17th at midnight
Please let us know if you need additional support or have any questions at rtdintensive@gmail.com

2017 Spring Update!

Updates for Right To Dance & Our dance programming:
The Drop ins & 2 Month Intensive are still on hiatus at the 519.
(Check out our FB page for updates on classes around the city)

Outside of the collective, as independent artists/facilitators, check out:

2017 we are continuing to focus growth through restructuring, finding sustainable funding sources and expanding our team. If you are interested in helping us grow contact us. 🙂 We are still booking workshops and performances during this time, please get in contact with us!

ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company



We’ve had a huge year and are taking the fall to reflect. Our focus in the next couple of months through to 2017, will be on a growth through restructuring, finding sustainable funding sources and expanding our team. If you are interested in being a part of the team on a long term basis or volunteer short term, get in touch!

During this period of growth, RTD programming (Saturday Drop-ins and the Intensive) will be on hiatus. Please help us spread the word, we know that these classes are special to many people. We will continue to share other opportunities to move and dance on the Right to Dance Facebook group

Finally, we are still booking workshops and performances during this time, please get in contact with us!

Right To Dance Intensive Showcase Apr 21 & 22


Alchemy; Altar-Altered Elements

Doors 7 Show 7:30pm Apr 21 & 22 @ Buddies in Bad Times Theatre; 12 Alexander Street

The Right To Dance Intensive Showcase:
After months of dance training & choreographic mentor ship with ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company, a courageous group of LGBTTIQQ2S people will be each be showcasing
their self choreographed solo works for their extended family, communities, and beyond.

There are $25 & $15 pre-sale tickets available: HERE
PWYC options at the show. All proceeds are going to the program- which is unfunded this year.

Alchemy-After Party Fri Apr 22 10pm-2am
DJ DurtyDabz, DJ elle mahogany, DJ Syrus Marcus Ware, DJ WizQid
Free for folks who attended the showcase.  $5-10 sliding scale PYWC for other folks, all proceeds are going to this years Right To Dance Intensive- which is unfunded

– The first three rows will be seating for access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, folks with MCS and other scent sensitivities, folks in mobility devices and people of colour.
– There will be no ASL interpreters
– Close Captioning provided for audience address, performer intros, & audience outro/thank yous
– We are looking for a live captioner and air filters!
– Buddies in Bad Times is an accessible venue, with ramps & elevator access to washrooms

Please Come SCENT FREE! Many performers have scent sensitivities that affect their health & performance.
This means:
-No wearing of cologne, perfume or essential oil (if possible please wear scent free products like deodorants, lotions etc and if possible wear clothing that has been washed with scent free soap)
-No Smoking in the event space or within 25 feet of the event entrance
-If you do smoke, please remove your jacket and store it in a designated spot
-Please do not bring scented or fragranced products into the space

Articles about being scent-free:

Resources for unscented products:

APPLY to Dancing Our Lives at the Allied Media Conference Jun 16-19 2016



SUBMIT a interactive workshop, meetup, discussion, or movement-based activity to Dancing Our Lives @ Allied Media Conference Due: Mar 13 2016 Midnight.

Dancing Our Lives Practice Space is for anybody who is curious about how dance and movement can facilitate storytelling, aid in social movements, and benefit everyday health and wellbeing.

For more info and to Apply click on the link Below