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  • Vision

    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.