Richard Newman and Pippa Mackie in the Gateway Theatre production of The Grandkid.
Richard Newman and Pippa Mackie in the Gateway Theatre production of The Grandkid.

Dance leads the way in both traditional and non-traditional ways in a week that also includes the last chance to see a generational odd couple on Vancouver stages.

[pullquote]Wine and beer combine with movement as part of Mascall Dance’s Bloom.[/pullquote]Vancouver’s always creative dance community just got a whole lot more creative as Mascall Dance presents Bloom (Apr 22), where five up and coming choreographers will present five minutes of their dance, paired with your choice of wine or beer.  To top it all off, a comic is on hand to interpret the dances, speas your mind and ask the questions you are afraid to ask.

Ballet BC closes out its season with UN/A (Apr 24-26), a collection of three world premieres from three international choreographers Gioconda Barbuto, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano and Cayetano Soto.

Last chance for the final show in Richmond Gateway’s current season.  The Grandkid (until Apr 26) is a heart-warming story of  two generations who are about to become roommates. This new Canadian comedy by John Lazarus treads lightly around the the tricky topics of sex, politics, and religion while the duo negotiates a new relationship as housemates and friends.