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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...
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...
Among the virtual performances at this year's Dancing on the Edge is the Canadian premiere of Solvent, a new work from creators Action at a Distance/Vanessa Goodman and Loscil/Scott Morgan exploring ideas of dissolving both physically and sonically.

Dancing on the Edge in the age of COVID-19

Having run uninterrupted for 31 years, Canada's longest-running contemporary dance festival isn't going to let the pandemic stop them. Instead, this year's Dancing on...
A screenshot from Ballet BC dancer Scott Fowler's portal, the first in the contemporary dance company's new digital project Gather'in.

Ballet BC is Gather’in online

Since announcing the cancellation of the remainder of its 2019-2020 season due to COVD-19, Ballet BC has been busy offstage, looking for an opportunity...
Helen Walkley takes this year's Isadora Award while Paras Terezakis is the recipient of the Lola Award. Photos by Chris Randle.

Helen Walkley & Paras Terezakis are this year’s BC Dance Awards recipients

Dance artist Helen Walkley and Kinesis Dance somatheatro's artistic director Paras Terezakis are this year's recipients of the BC Dance Awards. "These are trying times...

Hip-hop meets contemporary dance in RUBBERBAND’s Ever So Slightly

In its first outing with Vancouver dance presenter DanceHouse, Montreal's RUBBERBAND will perform Ever So Slightly, a hybrid mix of urban hip-hop and contemporary...

Dance review: Comedia 2020 misses an emotional connection

Comedia 2020 tells the story of Dante’s Inferno through a one-woman mime performance by Yayoi Hirano. It seems as though it was important to...
Members of the company of Tentacle Tribe's Ghost. Photo by Vanessa Fortin.

Dance review: Tentacle Tribe breathes life into Ghosts

Choreographers Emmanuelle Lê Phan and Elon Höglund, who dance alongside Céline Richard-Robichon, Mecdy Jean-Pierre, Erika Nguyen and Rahime Gay-Labbé in Ghosts, use the breath...
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