Neighbourhood Dance Works is Newfoundland and Labrador’s primary source of professional contemporary dance. Since 1981 NDW has been dedicated to the development of a vibrant dance community and the advancement of emerging and mature choreographers. We are committed to the creation and dissemination of contemporary dance through workshops, residencies and presentation. We support local dance creation and facilitate the exchange of skills and knowledge between local, national and international communities
About Neighbourhood Dance Works
The Festival of New Dance, presented annually, remains NDW’s signature event, showcasing some of the most sought after contemporary dance produced in Canada, and providing main stage opportunities for local choreographers. The festival includes main stage performances, site-specific events, workshops, discussion forums, film screenings and art displays. Our artistic vision is to make a diverse program of dance available to the community, to present work that will appeal to a broad audience, and challenge and inspire our long-time supporters.
Our other programs include artistic residencies, professional development workshops and choreographic labs, community collaborations and our work-in-progress series First Look.
NDW's programs are a launching pad for new artistic creations in dance and a critical link that ties us to the larger Canadian dance milieu.