Japan’s Dairakudakan and Taiwan’s Tjimur Dance Theatre to Headline 2019 Vancouver International Dance Festival

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly presents its breathtaking 2019 festival season, showcasing a month-long program replete with exhilarating performances by both internationally revered artists and lauded Vancouver performers. March 4 – 30, 2019

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 … Read more

2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival Line Up Announced in Time for Gift Giving Season

  Special Holiday Offer available Nov. 27 to Dec. 22, 2017: Enjoy 20% off all VIDF shows   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 … Read more

Kaeja D’Dance performing “lifeDUETS” – a Review by Fabina Rajwani

  Kaeja D’Dance is performing “lifeDUETS” at the roundhouse Performance Centre., taking place from March 9-11.  The troupe is a husband and wife duo, Karen and Allen Kaeja, with a familiarity with one another’s bodies and energy that reveals itself in the routines.  The show is made up of two parts.  The first  named “With” … Read more

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces  2017 Roundhouse Series: Featuring Enthralling Works by Canadian and International Artists 

  Multicultural lineup of dancers & choreographers showcase boundary pushing contemporary expression and exploration of the human condition.   Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) is thrilled to announce the 2017 lineup of ground-breaking Canadian and international dance artists as part of the intimate Roundhouse Series. 8pm shows at the Roundhouse Performance Centre include Toronto’s Kaeja d’Dance … Read more

Internationally Lauded Butoh Ensemble, Dairakudakan, Returns to VIDF with Canadian Premiere of Paradise 

  Latest Work from Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Troupe is a Fever Dream of Surreal & Spectacular Visions    Following their Canadian premiere at Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) in 2015, Japan-based ensemble, Dairakudakan, returns with their newest work – Paradise – on March 10 & 11, 2017 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Proudly presented … Read more

The “not to miss” performances of the Vancouver International Dance Festival

  The highly successful Vancouver International Dance Festival running March 8 – 28 including these “not to miss” performances.   1)  Yayoi Theatre Movement (Japan) Title: OKUNI – Mother of Kabuki Location/Dates: Studio 1398, March 1-10, 8pm   Show Info: OKUNI – Mother of Kabuki is Yayoi Theatre Movement Society’s new 70-minute production, choreographed and performed by local artistic director, Yayoi … Read more

Wallflower a Review by Karin Schwagly

    The Wallflower is a contemporary dance performance that relies on the personal memories of the performers to create each individual production.  Quarantine, the Manchester-based group that performs Wallflower is known for its innovative and inclusive theatrical work.   The stage is configured into a small rectangle, surrounded on three sides by the audience. Off … Read more

Internationally Lauded Butoh Ensemble, Dairakudakan, Returns to VIDF with Canadian Premiere of Paradise

   Latest Work from Japan’s Longest-Standing Butoh Troupe is a Fever Dream of Surreal & Spectacular Visions   Following their Canadian premiere at Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) in 2015, Japan-based ensemble, Dairakudakan, returns with their newest work – Paradise – on March 10 & 11, 2017 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. Proudly presented as part of … Read more