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Robert Binet and Karen Kain during a performance of The Dreamers Ever Leave You by Binet : Photo by Karolina Kuras
 

Winter Awards and News 2017

Holly Bright of Crimson Coast Dance Society was awarded one of two 2017 John Hobday Awards in Arts Management, Salomé Nieto won the 2017 VIDF Choreographic Award, Karen Kain, artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada (NBoC) has chosen to mentor Robert Binet, a choreographic associate of NBoC, as part of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Mentorship Program, Meredith Kalaman and Arash Khakpour received Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artsis, Katherine Semchuk won the New Work Award from Good Women Dance Collective. In other news, Ballet BC announced the appointment of John Clark as the company’s new Executive Director.

 

Habitual Gestures

By Pia Lo

Dancer, choreographer and teacher Meredith Kalaman

 

Canadian Dance Decorated

Artistic Director Louis Robitaille of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Canadian Dance Assembly Executive Director Kate Cornell, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ Founder in Residence Vicki Adams Willis and more are celebrated for their contribution to Canadian dance.

 

Major Motion Picture

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre By Robin J. Miller

It’s hard not to expect a lot from Vancouver’s Out Innerspace Dance Theatre. Their last piece, Me So You So Me, knocked the socks off critics and audiences alike across the country. Major Motion Picture does not feel as integrated or complete, but it has enough moments of breathtaking originality to make it a must-see.

 

Choreographic Residencies Across The Country

By Denise Solleza, Lee Slinger

A compilation of choreographic residencies available across Canada.

 

Awarding Distinction, Innovation, Contribution and Commitment to Dance in Canada

Ballet BC’s Emily Molnar receives a Women of Distinction Award, Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prizes went to emerging dancers Sasha Beardmore and Candace Gordon and independent dance artists Meredith Kalaman, Josh Martin and Lisa Gelley, the City of Hamilton Arts Awards went to performance artists Learie McNicolls and Robin “Zee” Zilberg, and Montréal’s Culture Action Award went to Pierre Paul Savoie.

 

After Turbulence, Dance Victoria Producer Stephen White Reinstated

Longtime artistic producer at Dance Victoria (DV) in British Columbia, Stephen White, has returned to the position less than two months after being fired. White was reinstated following a Dance Victoria Society special general meeting on August 1 that also saw DV’s entire board of directors replaced. Within days of the meeting, DV’s executive director of two years, Jason Dubois, announced that he had left the organization.

New facility and scholarship for Dance Victoria

Dance Victoria recently announced the creation of The Chrystal Dance Award, a new scholarship worth $11,500 aimed at helping emerg…

Chrystal Awards honour Victoria artists

On February 5th, dance presenters from across Canada and regional community leaders attended a dinner to honour recipients of the ...

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Alvin Ailey dancer Michael Jackson Jr
 
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Mixed Repertoire

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
May 1 mai 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Dancers of Damelahamid

Flicker

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
January 19 janvier 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Indigenous

Ballet Hispánico
 
Ballet Hispánico

Linea Recta / Con Brazos Abiertos / 3. Catorce Dieciséis

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
April 6-7 avril 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

Company Wayne McGregor
 
Company Wayne McGregor

Atomos

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
March 16-17 mars 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

 
ODC/Dance

What we carry What we keep / Dead Reckoning

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
February 2-3 février 2018
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

Aspen Sante Fe Ballet
 
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

1st Flash / Silent Ghost / Huma Rojo

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
November 17-18 novembre 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

Alberta Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"
 
Alberta Ballet, Victoria Symphony

The Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
December 1-3 décembre 2017
1, 2 @ 7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

 
Ziyian Kwan

The Mars Hotel

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
January 27-28 janvier 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

 
Various Artists

Rough Cuts

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
January 27-28 janvier 2017
Various dates and times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Contemporary

 
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal

Minus One

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
April 7-8 avril 2017
7:30 | 19:30
Contemporary

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