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Vancouver International Dance Festival

Molly McDermott in the work Kai Kairos, by Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi / Photo by Peter Eastwood
 

Diverse Expertise

Vancouver International Dance Festival By Andrea Rabinovitch Vancouver International Dance Festival 2017

Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) aims to grow appreciation for culturally diverse dance. In this review - works by Margaret Grenier, Karen Jamieson and Molly McDermott, as well as international company Dairakudakan.

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.

POST NO BILLS

Kitt Johnson presents an extended excerpt of her award-winning solo POST NO BILLS.

Foutrement

Infidelity, love, seduction, temptation and the the weight of love’s disillusionment – all themes in Montréal choreographer Virginie Brunelle’s Foutrement, on this week at the Vancouver International Dance Festival.

 
Vancouver International Dance Festival

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Various National
February 28-19 mars 2016
Various Days and Times | Spectacles à différentes dates et heures
Contemporary

Kokoro Dance at VAG’s Offsite

In this video, Canada’s pioneering butoh company, Kokoro Dance, perform a site-specific work as part of the 2013 Vancouver International Dance Festival.

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

BC
March 7-29 mars 2014
Various

 

Butoh and Beyond

By Kaija Pepper Vancouver International Dance Festival

The roots of the thirteen-year-old Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF), produced by Kokoro Dance, are in butoh. Review by Kaija Pepper.

VIDF presents new Choreographic Award

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) recently announced its inaugural Choreographic Award, which recognizes (biennially) outstanding artistic achievement in choreography.

 

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a VIDF Dancer! 

By Mary Theresa Kelly Vancouver International Dance Festival  Vancouver International Dance Festival 

Although Peter Bingham has never been spotted changing disguise in a telephone booth, the mild-mannered choreographer of the mixed bill titled Life Sentences continues to fight for the truth of contact dance, creating work that is faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, with dancers who appear able to leap over tall buildings in a single bound.

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Shen Wei Dance Arts

Shen Wei Dance Arts: Folding and Rite of Spring

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 2-3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Modern

 
Lola Lince’s Experimental Dance Company

Studies and Fragments on Dreams

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 23-24 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
pataSola Dance

RIFT - a crack, split, or break in something...

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 22-24 mars 2018
5:00 | 17:00
Butoh, Flamenco

 
Lucie Grégoire Danse

Les Choses Dernières

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 20-22 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
White Wave - Young Soon Kim Dance Company

iyouuswe

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 15-17 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
EDAM (Experimental Dance And Music)

Hindsight - Sinking suZi - Engage the Feeling Arms

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 8-10 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Shen Wei Dance Arts

Folding & Rite of Spring

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 2-3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Modern

 
The Response

VAST

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 1-3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Various Artists

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
March 1-24 mars 2018
Various Times
Modern, Contemporary, Various

Image provided by presenter
 

Vancouver International Dance Festival 2017

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
March 1-25 mars 2017
Various

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