Dance Summer Dance has only a few spaces left!

This excellent program, running August 16-28, with incredible, internationally renowned instructors gives young dancers aged 11-18 intensive classes and individual attention in a supportive and fun environment. A true pre-professional program in a summer camp setting, it is the best of all worlds. Healthy and delicious food, non competitive collaborative atmosphere and the highest level dance training possible makes Dance Summer Dance a remarkable experience. Special discounts still available. Sign up here, or contact to find out more.

New for kids 12-18 Dance Teaching Assistant Certificate Program

Dance Summer Dance is a cornerstone of the summer programs for youth at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts in Canning, Nova Scotia, and this year  it expands its scope to include a unique certificate program for youth who assist in their dance classes.

The Dance Teaching Assistant Certificate Program runs in conjunction with Dance Summer Dance from August 16-28, 2015 and students take all the technique classes and dance in the final showing, while also getting special sessions in working with younger students, in how to choreograph for younger students and how to give positive and appropriate corrections. Click here to see more. 

Two Planks’ acclaimed shows only have a few performances left! 

Our resident theatre’s “stunning” version of The Tempest and our “chilling” adaptation of the Turn of the Screw only have till August 15 to thrill you! Click here to find out more or to book!

Barn Dance and Country Supper on Friday, August 28

Join us for our annual hootenanny! A glorious way to end the summer with a dinner and dance for all ages! With a chicken barbecue, blueberry cake and a great family dance to bring family and friends together! Live music and a caller to keep you on your toes, and not on anyone else’s! This is a delightful and fantastic event. Click here to book your tickets to the dinner and/or the dance!

Emerging Artist Residencies

Thanks to the assistance of  the Sobey Foundation, the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is granting free and subsidized spaces in its residency program to artists in the arts from any community and artistic discipline.  Click here to find out more! Regular residencies for artists of all disciplines and nationalities – we have rolling deadlines, so email to find out if we have openings.  Click here for details.

Community support and new initiatives

We are thrilled that Peter Kohler Windows and Entrance Systems is our official supplier for our cabin windows and doors. We are proud to work with this Nova Scotian manufacturer of beautiful and energy efficient products  and to build our community together! @pkwindows.

Head Start Through the Arts

Ross Creek will be doing an exciting new program for young parents and their children at-risk. Working with whole families, we will be giving free art, theatre and writing classes and providing materials for young parents with their 3-4 year old children. Thanks for the support of the Wellness Initiative Boards for their support (Greenwood and Eastern Kings).

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