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Jamie Robinson is this year’s recipient of emerging choreographer award

The Dance Centre has announced Vancouver choreographer Jamie Robinson as the recipient of this year's Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award, the…

Dance review: Gathering Light is intimate and connected

In Raven Spirit Dance's Gathering Light, choreographer Michelle Olson and her dancers have created a work that is uncomplicated and…

Revisor explores politics and moral bankruptcy in latest dance/theatre hybrid from Jonathon Young and Crystal Pite

With near rock star status given the massive response to their last collaboration Betroffenheit, the combination of Vancouver choreographer Crystal…

Ying Yun honours a mother

Four years ago, Vancouver-based choreographer Wen Wei Wang lost his mother Ying Yun to ovarian cancer. A significant influence on his becoming an…

Blood on the Dance Floor explores living at the intersection of Aboriginal, queer, and HIV-positive communities

When Indigenous Australian artist Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998, he reached out to his ancestors in search of…

Chotto Desh bridges a divide with its younger audience at the centre

Chotto Desh means “small homeland” in Bengali, but this award-winning multimedia dance-theatre production by Akram Khan Company promises to be…

Wang Ramirez’s Borderline crosses genres in gravity-defying work

Every so often an innovation comes to dance that actually pushes its boundaries and creates something new. French dance company…

Andrew Nemr named as new artistic director of Vancouver Tap Dance Society

In a media release, the Vancouver Tap Dance Society (VanTap) announced Andrew Nemr as its new artistic director. Nemr replaces Sas Selfjord…

Joe: A Solo Show has been years in the making

Since 1995, Vancouver dance artist and choreographer Joe Laughlin has been creating dance for others through his dance company Joe…

Never Still explores our relationship with water

Artistic inspiration can strike anywhere. For Vanessa Goodman, artistic director of Vancouver dance company Action at a Distance, it's late-night…