Announcing The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season

The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season presents a program of exciting performances and events by artists working across contemporary and cultural genres. TheGlobal Dance Connections contemporary dance series features Canadian and international choreographers, and the popular Discover Dance! series presents a varied range of dance from diverse cultural backgrounds. Other highlights include internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

The Dance Centre presents 12 MINUTES MAX Edition #42 Five innovative dance works

Friday June 15, 2018 at 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver Tickets $28/$22 students & seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   12 Minutes Max showcases five eclectic dance works by some of Vancouver’s most exciting and innovative up-and-coming choreographers: Katie Cassady, Alejandra Miranda & Juan Villegas, Sophie Maguire, Jhoely Triana,…

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

Ballet BC Launches 2018/19 Season

  Ballet BC is proud to announce its 2018/19 season marking its 33rd Anniversary and Artistic Director Emily Molnar’s 10th year with the company.   Three programs include world premieres and international choreographers showcasing unique artistic voices In dance today. Passionate and distinctly talented, our company of dancers captivate audiences on home, national and global stages…

AERIOSA PREMIERES SECOND NATURE

A Full Evening Work Of Vertical Dance Thursday-Saturday May 24-26, 8pm Post-Show Artist Talk-Back May 25 Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets $32/$24 from Tickets Tonight.ca 604.684.2787 In Aeriosa’s new full-evening work, six athletic dancers interact with bamboo, evoking unique images and experiences as the set continuously transforms throughout the piece. The dancers…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES PROGRAM 3 OF ITS 2017/18 SEASON

Ballet BC concludes its explosive 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, May 10-12, 2018 at 8pm. Our season finishes with a thrilling triple bill of cutting edge and inspired choreography. PROGRAM 3 features the return of Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER. Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar welcomes acclaimed conductor, Graeme…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

Vancouver celebrates International Dance Day

Sunday April 29, 2018 12 noon-7pm Various downtown Vancouver locations Free admission Info 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The Dance Centre presents free events celebrating the art of dance for International Dance Day, featuring flamenco at the Vancouver Public Library, contemporary dance at Scotiabank Dance Centre, and street dance with students from Windermere Secondary School…

Caravan World Rhythms presents International Dance Sensation: Che Malambo

Back by Popular Demand, Argentina’s All-Male Dance Company Share Sizzling Evening of Virtuosity, Athleticism, and Explosive Percussion    Caravan World Rhythms presents the electrifying, international dance sensation Che Malambo on April 11, 2018 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Combining lightning-fast footwork with the smoldering intensity of flamenco and tango, Che Malambo will storm the stage this spring…

New York’s Shen Wei Dance Arts to Headline 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival

Internationally Acclaimed Artists Gather in Vancouver for Highly-Anticipated Annual Event of Diverse Dance Performances, Workshops, and Public Education  The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its sweeping 2018 festival season: a diverse and dynamic roster of internationally celebrated artists and local favourites, presenting three weeks of endlessly enriching performances, workshops, and a host of…

Discover Dance! Flamenco Rosario November 30th

  The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Flamenco Rosario Thursday November 30, 2017 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series…

VIDF – Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement

Compagnie Virginie Brunelle Makes West Coast Premiere at VIDF with Provocatively Sensuous Foutrement   Physically Complex Work Explores Perilous Pitfalls of Love and Infidelity as Three Dancers Journey Through Seduction, Temptation & Disillusionment    The Vancouver International Dance Festival ( VIDF ) presents Compagnie Virginie Brunelle’s primal Foutrement from March 3-5, 2016 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance…

Robson #STREAT @ #VSDF2014 August 2

Join us this Saturday at The Vancouver Street Dance Festival as Hawkers Marketpresents Robson #STREAT. Free for all to attend with select Hawkers vendors serving up street food alongside street dance @ Robson Square Saturday August 2nd 11am-9pm #EAT #DRINK #DANCE #STREAT #HAWKERSMARKET…