Category Archives: Dance

Classical ballet to folk, jazz, world and anything else that will get your feet tapping and your body into motion.

Chutzpah! Festival 2017

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Chutzpah! Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival 2017 presents outstanding internationally-celebrated music, including leading world music pioneers. The rich global landscape of music presented this year showcases some of the world’s most exciting musical performers from Israel, Japan, Argentina, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Chutzpah! Festival 2017

Talking Stick Festival

This gallery contains 2 photos.

In its 16th year, the Talking Stick Festival is a citywide celebration of Aboriginal performance and art featuring a mix of theatre, Ab-original Cabaret, live music, dance, spoken word, traditional Powwow, workshops, artist talks and more. With over 150 artists … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Talking Stick Festival

Chan Centre: Noche Flamenca’s “Antigona”

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Renowned dancer Soledad Barrio returns to the Chan Centre with one of the world’s foremost flamenco companies in this spellbinding interpretation of an ancient classic — a fierce union of flamenco and Greek Tragedy. This critically acclaimed work, adapted from … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Chan Centre: Noche Flamenca’s “Antigona”

am a: with Amber Funk Barton and Mindy Parfitt

This gallery contains 1 photo.

am a explores identity through the lens of neuroplasticity, a science that examines the brain’s capacity for change. But how do we change our brains? And if we can change, how far can we go? Using personal text, scientific writings, … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on am a: with Amber Funk Barton and Mindy Parfitt

Firehall Arts Centre: The Mars Hotel/Kwan Yin

This gallery contains 1 photo.

The Mars Hotel | Kwan Yin is a bold and poignant evening of dance and live music that explores motifs of love and compassion. Rising choreographer and established dancer Ziyian Kwan showcases a full evening of her work for the … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Firehall Arts Centre: The Mars Hotel/Kwan Yin

Scotiabank Dance Centre: Discover Dance Series — Grupo America

The February edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series features Grupo America in Las Americas, a Latin dance extravaganza! This exuberant explosion of energy and colour is a journey through the dances of South and Central … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Scotiabank Dance Centre: Discover Dance Series — Grupo America

PuSh Festival: Sweat Baby Sweat

The Dance Centre presents a stunning new performance directed by Jan Martens from Belgium and the Netherlands,  in a show that pares everything down to the essentials. A man and a woman: that’s what you get in this brilliant piece … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on PuSh Festival: Sweat Baby Sweat

Les Ballets Trockadero

This gallery contains 1 photo.

The boys of Les Trock are back!   Following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit, the all-male, cross-dressing troupe will again apply breathtaking technical prowess and rampant sauciness to a new batch of ridiculously re-interpreted classical ballets, including Swan Lake, La Esmeralda, and … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Les Ballets Trockadero