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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...

Dance review: Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Spirit lives up to its name

Australia’s Bangarra Dance Theatre, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander company, describes its work as drawn from 65,000 years of history, culture, and land....

Classic ballet gets an update for our social media-obsessed society in @giselle

While he may have trained in classical ballet, Vancouver-based choreographer Joshua Beamish’s career has flourished inside the contemporary ballet scene. It was perhaps an...

Dancing in the age of the anthropocene: live in the rehearsal room with MACHiNENOiSY

Following their sold-out show at last year's PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Vancouver contemporary dance artists Delia Brett and Daelik are back with their...
“I think my primary responsibility is to be the spark so all of these wonderful people who are a part of Ballet BC can communicate, share, and collaborate around their passion and their love for the art form, and what it can do for our society." - Emily Molnar. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Portrait of a dancer: Emily Molnar celebrates ten years as Ballet BC’s artistic director

At the age of five most young girls are just learning how to ride a bike, jump rope and hosting imaginary tea parties. For...
Vancouver choreographer Jamie Robinson will present her first full-length creation as part of The Dance Centre’s 2019-2020 season.

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 biennial award supporting the...
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