Ottawa Dance Directive is a contemporary arts space for dance. ODD programs dance to nourish its resident artists and the local community while stimulating growth beyond its borders. The organization is founded upon a hybrid structure to support a holistic vision of lasting development;
- Support innovation in contemporary dance making in all of its traditions; opportunities for mentorship, residencies, and critical dialogue;
- Create a platform of new works and works-in-progress;
- Nourish emerging artists through outreach employment;
- Offer professional development opportunities to the dance community;
- Provide a high level of artistic interaction for audience development.