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2021 Event

Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame

The 2021 DCD Hall of Fame Event, held at the gorgeous Toronto Botanical Garden, was an amazing event.

The event featured:

  • A Live ceremony spotlighting inductees and celebrity presenters hosted by singer/songwriter Micah Barnes

  • Sumptuous food and cocktail reception

  • A silent auction

  • Fabulous live performances by the current generation of elite dancers

The Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame event honours and celebrates dynamic lifelong contributions to dance in Canada by some remarkable individuals. Honourees are associated with many dance disciplines - including flamenco, tap, ballet, and modern. They include:

Rosario Ancer

Ethel Bruneau

Margie Gillis, O.C., C.Q.

Michael Greyeyes

Ilter Ibrahimof (Sandra Faire Next Generation Award)

James Kudelka, O.C.
Mavis Staines, C.M. (William J.S. Boyle Dance Luminary Award)

Community Builders: Gretchen Ross and Donald Ross, O.C.
Trailblazers: Alice Murdoch Adams, Maud Allan, Marial Mosher


Thank-you to those who joined us on the day and everyone who subsequently watched the video on demand. It was a pleasure sharing with you this recognition of the richness of our Canadian cultural heritage.


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Micah Barnes

Hosted by singer/songwriter,

Micah Barnes