The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series features the accomplished and entertaining dancers of the Vancouver Tap Dance Society. Introduced by Artistic Director Andrew Nemr, this exhilarating program showcases the infectious rhythms, technical skill and musicality of tap, tracing its vibrant history and its contemporary innovations. The dancers will ‘lay down some iron’ and create a rhythmic conversation full of zest and charm.
The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series
Vancouver Tap Dance Society
Thursday November 14, 2019 at 12 noon + 6.30pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver
Tickets: 12 noon show $15/$13 students, seniors, children
6.30pm show $22/$18 students, seniors, children
Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca
Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca
The Vancouver Tap Dance Society was founded in 1995. It strives to be an innovative leader in the promotion and preservation of tap dance and is dedicated to developing an awareness of this art form. Activities include a Dance Academy, which trains hundreds of students of all ages; the annual Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival; TapCo, an elite youth tap ensemble; and an outreach program providing classes to children in local schools. The Society is committed to spearheading projects to promote tap dance to the public, including bringing international shows to the Vancouver stage, delivering comprehensive training opportunities for novice to professional dancers, and providing the infrastructure needed to share the art of tap dance with the community.
2019-2020 Discover Dance! season:
Thursday November 14 Vancouver Tap Dance Society
Thursday March 5 Immigrant Lessons
Thursday April 16 Shot of Scotch Vancouver
Thursday May 14 Sujit Vaidya
The Dance Centre was established in 1986 as a resource centre for dance professionals and the public in British Columbia, and now offers a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance. The Dance Centre offer programs and resources supporting the professional development of artists, presents public performances and events, manages Scotiabank Dance Centre, one of Canada’s flagship dance facilities, and works to promote BC dance.
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Discover Dance! Media sponsors: OMNI Diversity Television, City TV, Vancouver Courier
The operations of The Dance Centre are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia, the BC Arts Council, and the City of Vancouver through the Office of Cultural Affairs.
The Dance Centre | Scotiabank Dance Centre, Level 6, 677 Davie Street, Vancouver BC V6B 2G6 Tel 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca
Media release and image provided by Heather Bray, The Dance Centre. Image: Vancouver Tap Dance Society photo by David Cooper.