August 2019 Newsletter

Upgrade your Certificates!… 2019 Annual General Meeting… Student and Professional Exam Changes for Ballet, Modern & Stage… National Dance Convention… “New” CDTA website… Calendar of Events 2019… Ballroom Division 2019 Exam Dates…

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July 2019 Newsletter

CDTA TEACHER & STUDENT WORKSHOPS – AUGUST 7th, 2019, Terry Fox Theatre in Coquitlam… 70TH Anniversary Seals… “NEW” CDTA WEBSITE — now migrated to a new domain: cdtabc.CA… Picture and Bio features now available in Members Directory… Maria Lewis Memorial Bursary… CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019… The Shepherd Group — the official insurance partner for CDTA Canada and RAD Canada… NATIONAL DANCE CONVENTION — Come Dance with us! July 11 – 14th, 2019…

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June 2019 Newsletter

Moving into the summer months we have some exciting new things for members to consider: ENTRIPY… CDTA TEACHER & STUDENT WORKSHOPS – AUG 7th… 70TH Anniversary Seals… MEMBERS DIRECTORY… Maria Lewis Memorial Bursary… CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019… The Shepherd Group — the official insurance partner for CDTA Canada and RAD Canada… NATIONAL DANCE CONVENTION
Come Dance with us! July 11 – 14th, 2019…

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April 2019 Newsletter

HELP WANTED – RECORDING SECRETARY POSITION Wanted… CDTA 70TH Anniversary Seals… “NEW” MEMBERS DIRECTORY Now that memberships are renewed, and dance floors are warmed up, it’s time to show your name in our Members Directory… The Shepherd Group – the official insurance partner for RAD Canada and CDTA Canada…

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March 2019 Newsletter

Volume 6 | March 2019 CANADIAN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, British Columbia Branch HELP WANTED – RECORDING SECRETARY POSITION Wanted: Responsible and well-organized individual with good written communication skills who will take minutes at executive, examiner, and general meetings of the society and periodically correspond with the membership via email notices. Interested parties can begin by shadowing the current recording secretary and will receive training before transitioning into the role fully if required. Please contact president@cdtabc.ca for more information or to apply. CDTA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION —  THE DREAM BEGINS HERE! The Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association B.C. Branch is pleased to offer a scholarship to deserving dance students each year, to be used to further their dance education. SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: up to $1000 Deadline extended to March 15 2019!

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February 2019 Newsletter

Volume 5 | February 2019 CANADIAN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, British Columbia Branch HELP WANTED Responsible and well-organized individual with good communication skills who will work with studios, examiners, and executive in coordinating examination sessions. Interested parties can begin by shadowing the current examination secretary and will receive training before transitioning into the role fully. Please contact president@cdtabc.ca for more information or to apply. CDTA BC Branch ANNOUNCES: Maria Lewis Memorial Bursary Maria Lewis beloved Vancouver born dancer/teacher, Maria had a notable career with the National Ballet of Canada, the Montreal Ballet, and on various television shows. On her return to Vancouver she established the Maria Lewis Ballet Ensemble in 1969. She took over Ballet Horizons and established a new company named Pacific Ballet Theatre. The company grew to semi professional regional status. Her Pacific Ballet Theatre became known as Ballet British Columbia in 1985. The CDTA B.C, BRANCH is so very fortunate to have a legacy from Ms. Lewis and thus the start of an annual bursary to be awarded to a Senior Ballet Student. The Bursary is in the amount of $500.00 and will be awarded to a Senior Ballet Students annually. To qualify student must have taken the grade four […]

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January 2019 Newsletter

Volume 4 | January 2019 CANADIAN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, British Columbia Branch Dear Members, We would like to wish our members a “Happy New Year” filled with health and happiness! A few new events have been updated below. Please be sure to “save the dates” to avoid any upsets. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL A reminder to our members that MEMBERSHIP DUES for 2019 are now due. Please remember that the bylaws require that membership must be renewed annually, on or before January 31. If membership dues have not been received by January 31, the member will not be a Member in Good Standing and will not be entitled to the benefits of membership.  Your annual membership notice will be arriving shortly. Please notify the Membership Secretary of any changes to address, phone number or email promptly to assist in maintaining a current membership list. The website has a section for each Division of the Branch. It contains information on becoming a member and on student examination services provided to members. CALENDAR OF EVENTS January 1st 2019 – Day 1 of invitation to lapsed members to return to CDTA. Join us in the celebrations! Early Jan – Official announcement of the availability of Ballet Scholarships for students of those in the Ballet Division through the […]

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December 2018 Newsletter

Volume 3 | DECEMBER 2018 CANADIAN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, British Columbia Branch Dear Members, Sending you warm thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas Holiday and Happy New Year. May peace, love and prosperity follow you always! With so much to celebrate in the new year, we are very excited to announce the 2019 CDTA BC BRANCH 70th Anniversary Event. 2019 will be CDTA’s 70th Anniversary and as one of the two founding Branches, BC will be spending the year celebrating! Here are a just a few of the planned events here in BC and in conjunction with the National Board of CDTA. BC Branch’s History is being documented. The information from the Storage Locker is being reviewed. If you have historical information of any kind, please contact one of us: 1949 to 2019. Calendar of Events: • January 1st 2019 – Day 1 of invitation to lapsed members to return to CDTA. Join us in the celebrations! • Early Jan – Official announcement of the availability of Ballet Scholarships for students of those in the Ballet Division through the generous legacy left by Maria Lewis – watch for details. • Jan TBA – A Ballroom workshop in Victoria with […]

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