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DanceHouse presents six performances in its 2019-2020 season.

The DanceHouse 2019-2020 season travels the world

In a recent media release, DanceHouse unveiled a 2019-2020 season with works by companies from around the globe. In its October season opener DanceHouse presents...

Be Moved: live with the Arts Umbrella Dance Company

Following months of rehearsal, the Arts Umbrella Dance Company is ready to show off what they have learned with its season finale, Be Moved. Featuring...
“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...
Vancouver's Raven Spirit Dance presents Gathering Light at the 2019 Vancouver International Dance Festival. Photo courtesy Raven Spirit Dance.

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 beautiful. The story is simple:...
Tiffany Tregarthen in Kidd Pivot’s Revisor. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

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

With near rock star status given the massive response to their last collaboration Betroffenheit, the combination of Vancouver choreographer Crystal Pite and actor Jonathon...

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 artist, Wang dedicates his...

Blood on the Dance Floor explores living at the intersection of Aboriginal, queer, and...

When Indigenous Australian artist Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998, he reached out to his ancestors in search of answers. Those answers became...
Dancer Dennis Alamanos in Chotto Desh. Photo by Richard Haughton

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 anything but small. Of course,...
Hip hop and contemporary dance meets martial arts in Wang Ramirez's Borderline. Photo by Frank Szafinski.

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 Wang Ramirez’s work Borderline...

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