Community Talks: Dancer Not Dementia

Niagara Region
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Join us for an afternoon event presented in collaboration with the First Ontario PAC and the Canadian National Ballet School, showcasing a screening of "Dancer Not Dementia", an interactive demonstration, and more.

Canada's National Ballet School Presents: Dancer Not Dementia

Register online or call our office at 905-687-3914.

Join us for an afternoon event presented in collaboration with the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Canada's National Ballet School, showcasing:

  • A screening of Dancer Not Dementia, a short new film presented by Canada's National Ballet School
  • Interactive dance demo: dancing for older adults facilitated live by Canada’s National Ballet School
  • Learn about the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region

Program and refreshments are made possible by the New Horizons Grant.

Click here to learn more about the Community Talks Speaker Series.

About Dancer Not Dementia

Dancer Not Dementia, a 20-minute short film by filmmaker Anthony Grani, spotlights the impact of dance through the eyes of residents and staff at Alexis Lodge Dementia Care Residence and Cedarhurst Dementia Care Home. Experts in the health and arts spaces provide additional insights into the unique benefits of dance for people living with dementia.

Watch the trailer for Dancer Not Dementia on YouTube by clicking here.