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Shen Wei Dance Arts makes its Vancouver premiere with two works at the Vancouver International Dance Festival.

This year’s Vancouver International Dance Festival hopes to unite us

What with the Chutzpah! Festival coming to a close and the Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) about to get started, it's a busy time...
Paige Culley performs Daina Ashbee's Pour. Photo by Daina Ashbee & Alejandro Jimenez.

Dance review: Pour is a marathon

Pour is only 60 minutes long, but it is a marathon. For both audience and performer. According to the program notes, choreographer Daina Ashbee seeks...
In her Canadian debut, Taiwanese choreographer Lin Lee-Chen presents Eternal Tides. Photo by Chin Cheng-Tsai.

Eternal Tides unites the island nation of Taiwan with the ocean-bound city of Vancouver

23 years ago, Taiwanese dancer Lin Lee-Chen broke her retirement to create Legend Lin Dance Theatre. A decorated dancer with a meaningful career behind...

McLuhan and Gould together: live with the company of Wells Hill

Three years in the making, Vancouver’s Vanessa Goodman and her company Action at a Distance present the world premiere of Wells Hill. An immersive contemporary dance work...

Live with the company of Morphed

DanceHouse opens its tenth anniversary season with the Vancouver debut of Finnish troupe, Tero Saarinen Company. Led by dancer-choreographer Tero Saarinen, the company performs Morphed, an evening...
Live with the company of Animal Triste

Live with the company of Animal Triste

Presented by Vancouver's plastic orchid factory and Montreal's MAYDAY - Mélanie Demers, Animal Triste is a comment on the nature of humanity. Literally meaning "sad animal" in English,...

Review: Feasting on Famine is intriguing and entertaining

I don’t know if I have ever been more fascinated by a performance than I was with Feasting on Famine. A contemporary dance show about extreme...

Feasting on Famine explores the darker side to health and fitness

Vancouver’s reputation as a city filled with fitness and health fanatics is almost legendary. As yoga studios give way to cross-fit gyms, overtaking the...
Built in 1930 and formerly occupied by the Bank of Nova Scotia, the building was demolished, with the exception of the Granville St façade, to allow construction of Scotiabank Dance Centre.

Behind the façade: Scotiabank Dance Centre opens its doors for annual open house

The building at the corner of Granville and Davie Streets is hard to miss, with its 1930 bank façade. What lies above and behind...
Serge Bennathan is the recipient of the 2017 Isadora Award for Excellence in Dance

Serge Bennathan & Julianne Chapple recipients of this year’s BC dance awards

Vancouver choreographer Serge Bennathan was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Isadora Award for Excellence in Dance in recognition of his contribution to...

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