THE ORGANIZATION 

DUO provides independent dance artists and dance companies with expertise knowledge to support their artistic vision and facilitate their success.

Our services can be purchased individually or in packages that suit a project’s or an organization’s needs—from short-term production coordination to annual management services.

Founded in 1988, Dance Umbrella of Ontario (DUO) is a non-profit, non-membership dance management and resource centre for independent dance artists and small-scale companies in Ontario. Our professional staff provides expertise, administrative support and services at an affordable rate including:

  • accounting,
  • artistic/business planning,
  • production administration and support,
  • communication services,
  • career consultation,
  • arts grant development, review, and filing,
  • board administration and facilitation,
  • budget analysis,
  • fund-raising planning,

Our office, centrally located in downtown Toronto (Parliament and Carlton), includes a fully equipped workspace and boardroom that can be accessed and rented out by the dance community for a low monthly rate.