Communication and the human need to connect inspire Dialogue (May 25-27), a new work by acclaimed Vancouver choreographer Wen Wei Wang. Created for six male dancers, the work draws from Wang’s personal experience as a non-English speaking immigrant to Canada.
OURO, an eclectic Vancouver-based dance collective uses hip-hop, waacking, breaking, popping and contemporary dance. Tangent (May 25 & 26) is the company’s first full-length work exploring through movement, private and public behaviour of self-absorption and extreme individualism.
In Sophisticated Ladies (May 26 & 27), Sy Smith, Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins take to the stage with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of groundbreaking icons such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, and more.