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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...
Bangarra Dance Theatre. Photo courtesy of the artists.

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....

DanceHouse opens its 2019-2020 season with Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Spirit

DanceHouse, in partnership with Vancouver Indigenous dance company Dancers of Damelahamid, launches its 2019-2020 season with a performance by Bangarra Dance Theatre. In Vancouver, as...
James Gnam and Vanessa Goodman perform in I Care What You Think. Photo by David Cooper.

Better together: live with the company of I Care What You Think

Vancouver contemporary dance company Plastic Orchid Factory opens its 2019-2020 season with I Care What You Think, an interdisciplinary dance-centric work exploring how we...
Mozaico Flamenco are among the companies and artists who will participate in this year's open house. Photo by Sanka Dee.

The Dance Centre opens its doors once again for its annual open house

This Saturday, the Scotiabank Dance Centre once again opens its doors to dance lovers and the curious for a day-long offering of free classes,...
Catherine Hurlin in @giselle. Photo by Craig Foster.

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...
Canadian contemporary dancer and choreographer Bill Coleman presents Dollhouse as part of The Dance Centre's 2019-2020 season. Photo by Daniel Paquet.

The Dance Centre circles the globe in its 2019-2020 season

In a media release, The Dance Centre announced its 2019-2020 season which will take dance lovers on a tour of the world from right...
Kahawi Dance Theatre's Santee Smith performs in Blood, Water, Earth as part of Matriarchs Uprising. Photo by Ian R Maracle.

Matriarchs Uprising celebrates contemporary dance by Indigenous women

Coinciding with National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 22, the Dance Centre’s artist-in-residence Olivia C. Davies has curated three days of dance performances, events,...
Contemporary dance artists Delia Brett and Daelik create and perform in their newest work.

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...

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