Description: Video from the 2006 World Dance Alliance Global Assembly in Toronto, Canada in July 2006. It consists of a keynote address from Grant Strate, the founder of the dance program at York University where the conference was held. The keynote is titled "Dance in Canada – Roots and Branches ". Strate was a charter member of National Ballet of Canada, and its first resident choreographer, he was also the first chair of the Dance in Canada Association, the initiator of four national choreographic seminars, Director for the Center of the Arts at Simon Fraser University, former president of the World Dance Alliance - Americas, and the recipient of numerous awards.
Creator: World Dance Alliance
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections