Dancemakers is committed to developing the field of contemporary dance practices. Through residencies, performances, workshops and ancillary activities, Dancemakers animates a space where practitioners and publics engage in a discourse around dance.


By 2020, Dancemakers will be recognize by practitioners, audiences and advocates as a vital research, creation and performance centre within the Canadian contemporary dance ecology. 


The following organizational values drive our decision making: 

  1. Artistic curiosity, risk and reflection
  2. Diversity in all its manifestations
  3. Community, audience and stakeholder interaction and dance literacy
  4. Equitable support to a wide pool of artists
  5. Ethical creation and production practices