Information about arts disciplines – dance, orchestras, documentaries

Volume 12 No 3 / July 24, 201324 July 2013

In this issue: A focus on research into specific disciplines within the arts and culture in Canada, including two studies of dance and dancers, data on the state of Canadian orchestras, and a report on documentary production.


Getting Real 5: An Economic Profile of the Canadian Documentary Production Industry

Arts Research Monitor

This report provides “an in-depth look at the state of Canadian documentary production up to the end of 2010/11 in both the English- and French- language markets”. Many challenges related to documentary production are highlighted in… View this resource

Analysis of 50 Canadian Orchestras’ Finances and Attendance between 2004-05 and 2011-12

Arts Research Monitor

Based on data from 50 members of Orchestras Canada, this report highlights changes in the situation of orchestras between 2004-05 and 2011-12, including revenues, expenses, surplus, performances, and attendance. All figures in the report are adjusted… View this resource

A Statistical Portrait of Quebec Dancers and Choreographers

Arts Research Monitor

This brief report outlines key statistics on dance artists in Quebec, based on a custom survey of 375 dancers and choreographers with at least two years of professional experience. The survey, conducted in late 2010 and early 2011, achieved a respons… View this resource

Canada Dance Mapping Study: Literature Review

Arts Research Monitor

A component of the Canada Dance Mapping Study – which seeks to provide a comprehensive profile of the breadth and dance activity across Canada – this literature review examines a number of research sources regarding the state of dance in… View this resource

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