Ontario Dances Step-by-Step Guide

Upcoming Performances

How to upload information on an upcoming performance

 Click on the Upcoming Performances link to upload information about your dance company’s upcoming performances that you would like to invite Ontario Dances presenters to attend.

 NOTE: Performances must be from Ontario-based professional dance companies and dance artists. Any information that is not relevant or that is posted by amateur, recreational groups will be removed.

Completing the Form

  • Please note: All fields marked with a red asterisk must be completed.
  • To enlarge a text box, drag down the tag at the bottom of the box.

Production Title

  • Input the Production title.

Company

  • Input the dance company name.

Dates and Times

You can input a single date, more than one date and/or a range of dates for each performance.

  • To input a single date, leave the second set of Date/Time boxes empty.
  • To input a date range, complete both sets of Date/Time boxes.
  • Click “Add another item” to add another date or date range.
  • To specify more than one time for a given date, click “Add another item” and repeat the date with a different time.

Inputting date/time information:

  • Click anywhere in the Date text box and use the pop-up calendar.
  • To make changes in the Time text box, place your cursor on the hour shown (e.g., “8”), click to select and then edit. Do the same with the minutes (e.g., “00”) and period of day (e.g., “pm”).
  • To begin entering a time, type the hour and then edit as described above.

Location

  • Input the full name of the venue name, address, city and postal code.

Ticket Prices

  • Optional: Specify ticket prices and note if you are offering complimentary tickets to Ontario Dances presenters.

Description

  • Input a short description about your performance.

Attachments

  • Optional: Add a pdf, doc or docx file, such as a performance image, review or media release. You may upload more than one file. Each file must be less than 10 MB.

A File Information box will appear after you click “Upload.”

Links

  • Optional: Add a web link to your dance company’s website.
  • Title – allows you to ”name” the link
  • URL – cut and paste the full URL including http://
  • “Add another item” allows you to add a second web link.

Previewing and Submitting

  • Preview” your event before submitting, as all uploads are final. You will not be able to change information about a performance after you click “Submit”.
  • We recommend that you print a copy of the page for your records before you click “Submit.”
  • Once you click "Submit" your information on your performance will be posted to the Ontario Dances Artist Portal.
  • After you click "Submit", you will be taken to a Submission Completion page where you can view your submission details.

 

Projects for Consideration

How to upload information on a project for consideration

Click on the Projects for Consideration link to upload information about your dance company’s performance and outreach projects that are in development and/or are tour ready.

NOTE: Projects for Consideration must be from Ontario-based professsional dance companies and dance artists. Any information that is not relevant or that is posted by amateur, recreational groups will be removed.

Completing the Form

  • Please noteAll fields marked with a red asterisk must be completed.
  • To enlarge a text box, drag down the tag at the bottom of the box.

Project Title

  • Input the project title.

Company

  • Input the dance company name.

Proposed Timeframe

  • You can input a single date or a date range.
  • To specify a date, click anywhere in the Date text box and use the pop-up calendar.
  • To add a date range, you must click on “Show end date”. To input a single month, use the 1st of the month (e.g., 2013-09-01).

Venue Requirements/Suitability

  • Optional: Include notes about the most suitable space for the project. Include venue type, audience size, etc.

Asking Fee

  • Optional: Include your asking fee for the project and details about what that fee covers.

Description

  • Required: Include a description of the project.

Conditions/Comments

  • Optional: Include any additional conditions or comments about the project, such as the accommodation needs, technical requirements, target audience, past presenters/references, etc.

Contact Information

  • Input the contact name and email for the specific project. If applicable, also include the contact phone and dance company website.

Attachments

  • Optional: Add a txt doc docx xlx xlsx pdf—file such as an information sheet, technical requirements, images, letter of support, etc. You may upload more than one file. Each file must be less than 10 MB.
  • A File Information box will appear after you click “Upload.”

Previewing and Submitting

  • Preview” your event before submitting, as all uploads are final. You will not be able to change information about a project after you click “Submit”.
  • Once you click “Submit” your information on your project for consideration will be posted to the Ontario Dances Artist Portal.
  • After you click "Submit", you will be taken to a Submission Completion page where you can view your submission details.