2024! Are You In?

We are honoured to receive the 2023 Calgary Award for Community Achievement in the Arts. Congratulations to all 2023 #YYCAwards recipients! 🏆 Visit calgary.ca/calgaryawards to see the full list of recipients and to learn about their outstanding achievements and contributions to our city.

What an incredible event! Thank you to all who attended our 10th annual East Side dance festival!

The following Calgary schools danced their hearts out at the 2023 East Side Dance Festival! Over two incredible nights, each school showed their incredible dance talent within our Calgary schools that continue to amaze us all here at East Side.

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!


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 2023 Recipients of the ESDF Bursaries

Gold Bursary Recipients

Favour Okenkaour from James Fowler High School

Silver Bursary Recipients

Sukhman Kaur from James Fowler High School

Bronze Bursary Recipients

Jannine Grace Bunda from Nelson Mandela High School

Jordan Kuhnert from St Francis High School 

Peace Orji from Forest Lawn High School


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