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Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations fonds
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- Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations
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2.5 m of textual records
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The Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations (CAPDO) is the only national service organization for dance in Canada. Established in 1978 and incorporated in 1981, CAPDO helps to serve the interests of dancers and dance organizations across Canada regardless of their stage of development and experience. It represents the collective interests of its members in seeking out public support for its initiative to expand opportunities for professional development and creativity within the discipline. Its members are the major professional dance companies and institutions in Canada with proven records of professional achievement and artistic merit. In 1990, CAPDO undertook a formal review of its structure, objectives and administration with the primary purpose of expanding its membership and better representing the needs of a broader spectrum of the dance community. The membership today consists of dance companies, training and re-training institutions and other agencies serving the professional dance community.
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Fonds consists of an accumulation of files kept by several different members of the Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations which have been maintained in the manner in which they were received. They contain correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, items used for publicity, resource material and other material.
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Received from Ellen Busby, past general manager of the Toronto Dance Theatre and current president of CAPDO.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1998-048. Further accruals are expected.
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2002/04/04 Marie-Josee Levesque:. WordPerfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/09 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording on access restrictions, accruals.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2019/04/09 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid as PDF. Published.