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For the Love of Dance

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A backstage look at Canada's burgeoning dance industry, with seven of the country's top professional dance companies. Filmed on location across North America, this documentary records the exacting daily grind of whistle-stop tours, exhausting repetitive practice, and little rest. Colourful excerpts highlight each troupe's unique repertoire, as dancers give dazzling displays of physical control and grace. It is a moving tribute to the thousands of dancers who strive for perfection every day.

1981, 57 min 46 s

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Third Prize given by the Public
International Week of Scientific Film
November 22 to 27 1982, Ronda-Malaga - Spain

Grand Jury Prize
Dance on Camera Festival
April 28 1982, New York - USA