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From ballet and contemporary to flamenco and vogue, the annual Scotiabank Dance Centre Open House is an opportunity to sample a range of dance styles.

Scotiabank Dance Centre’s open house goes digital

It won't be quite the same as the pandemic has forced this year's Scotiabank Dance Centre open house online. But the annual showcase wasn't...
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...
Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival

The 2020 Vancouver International Tap Dance Fest goes online in search of a global...

With the pandemic continuing to wreak havoc with festivals and live performances around the world, the Vancouver Tap Dance Society has embraced technology to...
Arash Khakpour and Emmalena Fredriksson perform in UNTITLEdISTANCEs as part of this year's Global Dance Connections Series.

The Dance Centre 2020-2021 season will be a mix of digital and small-scale live...

In a media release, The Dance Centre has announced a 2020-2021 season of digital and small-scale live events adapted in response to the COVID-19...
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...
Comedia 2020

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...

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