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Members of Git-Hoan Dancers. Photo: Git-Hoan Dancers.

Strengthening cultural and family bonds from a distance at this year’s Coastal Dance Festival

In any given year, artist and performer David Robert Boxley would be in Washington State with his family and friends, preparing for the Coastal...
Vancouver's Ne. Sans Opera & Dance kicks off the 2021 Vancouver International Dance Festival with Hourglass. Photo by Theo Bell.

The 2021 Vancouver International Dance Festival goes digital

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) celebrates its 21st season a little differently this year, with eighteen free by donation livestream contemporary dance performances...
February at The Dance Centre in Vancouver will culminate with a collection of short works from BC dance artist Joshua Beamish. Photo above by Cindi Wicklund.

In Proximity with Joshua Beamish

BC dance artist Joshua Beamish will present a short work program, showcasing both his skills as a choreographer and dancer in Proximity. To be streamed...
Digidance launches with the presentation of Crystal Pite’s Body and Soul in an exclusive Canadian film premiere performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Photo by Julien Benhamou.

National Digidance launches with Crystal Pite’s Body and Soul

Vancouver's DanceHouse has joined three other Canadian dance presenters in creating Digidance, a new initiative formed in response to COVID-19, intended to contribute to...
February at The Dance Centre in Vancouver will culminate with a collection of short works from BC dance artist Joshua Beamish. Photo above by Cindi Wicklund.

The Dance Centre will be a hive of online activity in February

February will be a busy month for The Dance Centre with a series of studio showings, dance performances and other dance-related events presented online. Kicking...
Vanessa Goodman will perform in Tedd Robinson’s (oLOS) as part of Solo Dances/Past into Present. Photo by Sylvain Senez.

Mary-Louise Albert returns to her dance roots

What do you do after leading one of Vancouver's premier arts festivals for fifteen years? If you are Mary-Louise Albert, you return to your...
Choreographer, dance artist and Dancers of Damelahamid executive and artistic director Margaret Grenier has been awarded the 2020 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts. Photo by Ana Pedrero.

Margaret Grenier receives the 2020 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts

In a media release, Dancers of Damelahamid has announced choreographer, dance artist and the company's executive and artistic director Margaret Grenier has been awarded...
DanceHouse presents a trio of digital performances in its fall season.

DanceHouse kicks off its digital fall season

DanceHouse, the Vancouver presenter of local, national and international dance performances, has announced a digital fall season that kicks off today with Dancing at...
Ballet BC announces six dancers as part of this season's Emerging Artist program.

Meet Ballet BC’s rising stars

Ballet BC will welcome six dancers as part of its 2020-2021 emerging artist program. The annual program provides an opportunity for the artists to work...
Jonelle Sills, Amanda Weatherall, Ian Cleary, Luka Kawabata, Amy Seulky Lee and Dana Fradkin are this year's participants in Vancouver Opera's Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program.

Meet six of Canada’s rising opera stars

Vancouver Opera will welcome a half-dozen rising stars to this year's Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program. Designed to be a bridge between formal educational...
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