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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...
The cast of Betroffenheit. Photo: Wendy D Photography.

DanceHouse celebrates ten years with season of new and familiar

Ten years ago, a small group of individuals were determined to bring international dance to Vancouver. From their passion, DanceHouse was born. “It is no...
Ballet BC dancer Kirsten Wicklund. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Ballet BC season is a mix of premieres and international choreographers

Ballet BC's upcoming 32nd season will consist of three programs including world premieres and international choreographers. Now in her ninth season with Ballet BC, artistic director...
John Clark. Photo by Nick Garcia.

Ballet BC announces John Clark as new executive director

Ballet BC has announced John Clark as the company's new executive director, replacing Branislav Henselmann who recently moved to head the City of Vancouver cultural services department. "We...
Ballet BC's Program 2 includes a remount of Solo Echo by Crystal Pite. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Ballet BC celebrates Canada’s 150th with BC-inspired evening of works

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, Ballet BC will bring together four Vancouver contemporary dance companies for a BC-inspired evening of works. “The evening will...
4Men, Alice, Bach and the Deer

Review: 4Men, Alice, Bach and the Deer is a twisted romp

Some shows defy explanation. 4Men, Alice, Bach and the Deer is one of those shows. What choreographers Yossi Berg & Oded Graf have created...

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