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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...

Brazil’s Grupo Corpo returns with a double-bill

In its third outing with local dance presenter DanceHouse, the Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo returns in a two-part program with the Vancouver...
Program highlights at this year's Coastal Dance Festival include intergenerational exchange and international cultural sharing with visiting artists from New Zealand and an expansion to two venues. Photo by by Carlos Castillo.

Coastal Dance Festival looks to the future

The 2020 Coastal Dance Festival is expanding and looking to the future in its thirteenth year of presenting Canadian and global Indigenous stories, song,...
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...
Canada's Ballet Jörgen presents Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet at Maple Ridge's ACT Arts Centre and the Kay Meek Arts Centre in West Vancouver later this month.

Anne of Green Gables goes to the ballet

When one thinks of Canada, images of beavers, poutine, and Drake may be at the top of your list, but you would be hard-pressed...

Contemporary and street dance combine with martial arts in Tentacle Tribe’s Ghost

With elements of contemporary and street dance alongside martial arts, it is this unique combination that sets Montreal's Tentacle Tribe apart from other dance...
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo offers audiences a chance to experience high-powered diva energy as the men strut their stuff in size 11 pointe shoes.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’s twisted takes on classical ballet favourites may very...

Since the founding of the New York-based Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Trocks) in 1974, the original concept for the company has remained unchanged:...
Medhi Walerski

Medhi Walerski appointed as Ballet BC’s new artistic director

In a media release, Ballet BC has named French dance artist Medhi Walerski as its new artistic director. Walerski will take over the role...
A graduate of the Arts Umbrella dance program in 2010, Livona Ellis returns as one of the choreographers for this year's Mixed Nuts.

Livona Ellis comes full circle with Arts Umbrella’s Mixed Nuts

Dancer Livona Ellis has come full circle with Arts Umbrella’s Mixed Nuts. A student member of the dance troupe in the original production in...

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