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Julia Taffe (left) takes this year's Isadora Award, while Justine A Chambers (right) is the recipient of the Lola Award.

Julia Taffe & Justine A Chambers recipients of this year’s dance awards

The artistic director of high-flying Vancouver dance company, and Vancouver dance artist have been named recipients of this year's BC Dance Awards. Receiving the 2018...
Emily Molnar

2018/2019 season will mark 10th for Ballet BC’s Emily Molnar

Ballet BC's 2018-2019 is the 33rd for the company, and 10th for its artistic director, Emily Molnar. "Entering my 10th year as artistic director, we...
The dancers in Aeriosa's Second Nature are suspended above the stage floor.

Live with the company of Aeriosa’s Second Nature

Vertical dance company, Aeriosa, returns to the theatrical stage for the first-time in seven years with its newest full-evening work, Second Nature. On stage at...
Lesley Telford/Inverso is one of several free events at this year's International Dance day celebrations. Photo by Cara Tench.

Vancouver celebrates International Dance Day

Initiated by UNESCO in 1982, International Dance Day is marked annually on April 29 with events around the world. The date commemorates the birthday of French dancer...
Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour concludes in Vancouver.

Review: Riverdance has lost none of its appeal

It may bill itself as the 20th anniversary tour, but the Irish dance phenom Riverdance has actually been around for 24. Despite its age,...
Returning to Vancouver by popular demand, Che Malambo brings together a blend of drumming and percussive dance inspired by the South American gaucho tradition. Photo by E. M. Watson.

Argentina’s all-male dance company Che Malambo returns to Vancouver

Mere days before the Irish take up residence in Vancouver's Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Argentinians arrive with their own international dance sensation. Last seen in...
Ceilidh Briscoe's road to Riverdance appears to have been written in the Irish stars.

Ceilidh Briscoe fiddles her way to Riverdance

Ceilidh Briscoe was barely three years old when Riverdance first took the world by storm. Fast forward twenty years and she is now traveling...
Productions include the world premiere of Revisor from Vancouver’s Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young.

DanceHouse season is grounded in dance, but adds theatre and storytelling to the mix

DanceHouse begins its second decade with a 2018/2019 season of six productions from Canada and around the globe. To open its season, DanceHouse will present...
Shen Wei Dance Arts makes its Vancouver premiere with two works at the Vancouver International Dance Festival.

This year’s Vancouver International Dance Festival hopes to unite us

What with the Chutzpah! Festival coming to a close and the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) about to get started, it's a busy time...
Paige Culley performs Daina Ashbee's Pour. Photo by Daina Ashbee & Alejandro Jimenez.

Dance review: Pour is a marathon

Pour is only 60 minutes long, but it is a marathon. For both audience and performer. According to the program notes, choreographer Daina Ashbee seeks...

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