11 schools

300 Dancers

5 Categories

6 Adjudicators

30 Prizes

1 Night Only

All we can say is, thank you!
“Hard times requires furious dancing” Alice Walker
That’s a wrap people! What a year! The dance talent in our Calgary schools continues to amaze us all here at East Side. Thank you to the following schools for your participation this year!
Forest Lawn |Father Lacombe |St. Francis | James Fowler | St. Martin De Porres | Nelson Mandela | Notre Dame | All Saints | Crossing Park
Each and every donation counts! Help East Side Dance Festival in their quest to continue providing excellent and affordable dance education and performance opportunities to the students in our Calgary Dance community. Thank you for your continued support of our students and their journey through the art of dance. Follow the link below to donate.

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Festival 2021

2021… it’s a little different this year

Donors & Sponsors

Congratulations to our 2021 ESDF Bursary Recipients!
East Side Dance Festival has a goal to create an inclusive community where diversity, creativity, growth and inspired life-long learning are celebrated through the art of dance. Dancers currently attending qualifying schools had the wonderful opportunity to apply for an East Side Dance Festival bursary that could go towards future dance training. There were 3 bursaries available. All applications were reviewed by East Side Dance Festival board members who then selected successful applicants based on the specified criteria. Congratulation to the following recipients of the Gold, Silver and Bronze level bursaries for the 2021 season!


Thank you to all who applied this year. Keep on dancing!

2020 Gold Bursary Recipients

Jennalyn Canas|Colby McLean|Monica Bautista|MaliaRose Vitug|Allen Collado

2020 Silver Bursary Recipients

Jehad Kalaf|Misha Nguyen|Andrea Lindstedt|Eunice Dionisio|Julie Villafeurte

2020 Bronze Bursary Recipients

Eshaan Sharma| Emily Rak|Manpreet Rajashanse|Ramille Joy Macaspac



We want to see you! Join our 2022 dance festival by registering your school!