Quality Content Episode 25: A Lifetime of Artistic Achievement, with Mavis Staines

by Sarah Turnbull. Posted April 8, 2019


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“I may not see it in my lifetime but I do believe that there will be a time in the future when there’s immediate acknowledgment that it’s thanks to dance and the arts that people stay healthier. ”

Host Alex Paterson speaks with one of Canada’s visionary dance educators, Mavis Staines, another recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards. The two chat about the beginning of her career as a travelling ballet soloist, the importance of accessible arts programming, and what’s in store for Canada’s National Ballet School.

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