Are You Ready?
You won’t want to miss our 10th annual East Side dance festival. It’s going to be better than ever!

The following Calgary schools are gearing up to participate in the 2023 East Side Dance Festival! Two incredible nights that will be sure to make you want to get up and dance! Come out and support the incredible dance talent within our Calgary schools that continue to amaze us all here at East Side. Get your tickets now!

All Saints

Bishop McNally


Crossing Park

Forest Lawn

Father Lacombe

Ian Bazalgette

James Fowler

Joane Cardinal Shubert

Lester B. Pearson

Nelson Mandela

Our Lady of The Rockies

St. Francis

Festival 2023

We’re back and ready to dance!


Do you want to be the next recipient of our ESDF bursaries? Do you want to receive scholarships for the 2023/24 season? We have some very generous donors looking for some very talented dancers.  To apply for bursary and scholarship opportunities, head over to our Bursaries & Scholarships page for more details. First deadline is April 7th, 2023… so act fast!
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.

Congratulations to the 2021 Recipients of the ESDF Bursaries

Gold Bursary Recipients

Ilokugbe Egbase

Silver Bursary Recipients

Angely DEanne Santos

Bronze Bursary Recipients

John Lardizabal


We want to see you! Join our 2024 dance festival by registering your school!