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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.

 

A Month of Dance in Vancouver 

By Rob Kitsos, Kaija Pepper Vancouver International Dance Festival  Vancouver International Dance Festival 

“Looking back over the month-long Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF), produced by Kokoro Dance Artistic Directors Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi, my strongest memory is of having a lot of fun,” says Kaija Pepper. 

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Vancouver International Dance Festival 2017

Festival | Festival

Vancouver BC
March 1-25 mars 2017
Various

 
Kaeja d'Dance

lifeDUETs

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 9-11 mars 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
Dairakudakan

Paradise

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 10-11 mars 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Butoh

 
Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Shostakovich and SAND

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 3-4 mars 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Ballet, Contemporary

 
Kinesis Dance somatheatro

In PENUMBRA

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 1-4 mars 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary, Multidisciplinary

EDAM (Experimental Dance And Music)

The Secret Life of Trees

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 10-12 mars 2016
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

 
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

 

Mushi no Hoshi – Space Insect

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 20-21 mars 2015
8:00 | 20:00
Butoh

 
Par B.L.eux

Snakeskins

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 12-14 mars 2015
Contemporary

 
Modus Operandi

New Work

Performance | Spectacle

BC
March 13-15 mars 2014
7:00 | 19:00
Contemporary

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