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Baycrest and Canada’s National Ballet School partner to offer dance to seniors living with dementia

December 9, 2014

Baycrest Health Sciences is partnering with Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) to create a dance program for older adults with dementia. While Baycrest has a long tradition of integrating arts-based programming into its care environment with seniors, the partnership with NBS is the first research project it has initiated with a specific focus on dance.

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NBS Press Releases
December 9, 2014 Baycrest and Canada’s National Ballet School
partner to offer dance to seniors living with dementia
September 25, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School Announces
2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates
June 2, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School to stage
live dance performances across Toronto for
Creative Challenge
April 29, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School Announces
Demis Volpi’s appointment as the 2014 Koerner
Guest Artist
April 10, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2014 Repertoire
February 14, 2014 Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Dresden, Germany
February 3, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Inaugural Recipient of the Chan Hon Goh Scholarship
January 28, 2014 Canada’s National Ballet School hosts Casablanca Gala on February 7th at The Carlu. A benefit supporting the next generation of great dance artists
January 9, 2014 Casablanca Gala in support of Canada's National Ballet School aims to raise $850,000 for Student Financial Assistance
October 21, 2013 Groundbreaking research studies the neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease
September 2013 Dance Studio Life: Assemblée International
September 19, 2013 NBS Announces 2013/14 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates
June 4, 2013 NBS Announces Mavis Staines as Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer
June 4, 2013 NBS to Host Final Golf Classic Fundraiser After 16 Successful Seasons
February 6, 2013 Mavis Staines to Receive Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
December 4, 2012 NBS Announces Operating Surplus for Fifth Consecutive Year
November 14, 2012 Aszure Barton to Receive CANY 2012 Arts & Letters Award
September 18, 2012 NBS Announces 2012/2013 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates
May 29, 2012 NBS Announces New Scholarship, the Wallace F. McCain Award
May 10, 2012 NBS Announces Partnership with Ryerson University's Faculty of Communication & Design
April 25, 2012 NBS Announces TMX Group as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Golf Classic
March 19, 2012 NBS Announces Spring Showcase 2012 Repertoire
February 27, 2012 NBS to Premiere New Work by Aszure Barton
February 21, 2012 NBS to Host Second International Ballet Festival for Students, the Assemblée Internationale
February 7, 2012 NBS Launches New Website, SharingDance.ca
December 15, 2011 NBS Announces New Executive Director, Grant Troop
December 1, 2011 NBS Announces Operating Surplus for 2010/2011
November 22, 2011 NBS Students to Perform in Stuttgart, Germany
November 1, 2011 NBS Announces Details of 2012 Gala, Themed 'For the Love of Ballet'
September 21, 2011 National Audition Tour Registration is Open
August 24, 2011 NBS Announces 2011/2012 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates
June 23, 2011 15th Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser, With Lead Sponsor TMX, A Success
April 21, 2011 NBS partners with photographer Joël Bénard for Contact Photography Festival
April 6, 2011 NBS Announces TMX Group as Presenting Sponsor of 2011 Golf Classic
March 23, 2011 NBS Announces Spring Showcase 2011 Repertoire
March 3, 2011 NBS Celebrates International Dance Day With The Creation Of Two Dance Routines, Partners With The Ontario Science Centre
February 9, 2011 Shine Fundraising Gala A Success
December 30, 2010 Mavis Staines receives title of Member of the Order of Canada
November 29, 2010 NBS Announces Details of 2011 Gala, Themed Shine
November 24, 2010 Jeff Melanson Appointed Special Advisor on Arts & Culture to Mayor-Elect Rob Ford
November 3, 2010 Jeff Melanson Named Laurier MBA Alumnus of the Year; Keynote Speaker at CAPACOA Conference
October 18, 2010 Announcing NBS' 2010/2011 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates
October 6, 2010 NBS' Peggy Baker wins the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts
September 30, 2010 Seat Refurbishment in Betty Oliphant Theatre
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