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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...

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....

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...

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...

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:...
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