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Open Stage #2

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Open Stage features a program of exciting and varied dance works by Anya Saugstad and artists Lamondance, Linda Hayes, Rachel Maddock and Tomoyo Yamada. Open Stage is a new program initiated by The Dance Centre, offering the opportunity for dance artists to present short works in an uncurated, shared performance.

$20 – $25

Ground + Groove

Online

Join us for a guided meditation + dance class to cultivate joy and freedom! We will start class by grounding our energy through gentle breathwork and guided meditation. We will then move into a warm-up to ignite the fire within us. After this, you will be invited to connect to your own creative wisdom through guided improvisation dance techniques. This...

What Will Come

ÉDIFICE WILDER - Espace danse 1435 De Bleury St., Montreal, QC

In a sanitized universe, two bodies are born from cubes: flesh rubs against edges, heat against cold, acceleration against immobility. Cautiously and awkwardly, they discover an environment that escapes them, but whose laws they try to understand just as it is crumbling under their feet. Gradually, accidents multiply and unpredictability takes over. Boxes pile up in this allegory about the...

$15 – $30

DanceLab Sharing

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Restless Productions is in an early phase of research/creation for a new interdisciplinary work. Their collaborative process involves sound/movement, brown paper (and the sound and movement of brown paper), architecturally informed spatial design, and digital projection. They are exploring contingency, possibility and implication through several disciplines, in an installation-like format.

Free

Angel

Online

Opera Atelier announces that their film Angel is back by popular demand in time for the holiday season - streaming Tuesday, December 7, 2021, and available until Monday, January 3, 2022. Following its world premiere earlier this fall, Angel marks the culmination of composer Edwin Huizinga’s commission for the company in association with Associate Composer/Assistant Conductor, Christopher Bagan. Angel features...

$25

Babel 7.16

Online

DanceHouse, in partnership with Digidance, presents the Canadian digital broadcast of Babel 7.16 from Belgian choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet. Using the biblical story of the Tower of Babel as its jumping off point, this new version of the duo’s critically acclaimed 2010 work, Babel(words), gathers 22 dancers from 15 nations onstage in an exploration of the complexity, chaos and possibilities...

WINTERSONG

Fleck Dance Theatre 207 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON

Celebrating the company’s live return to the stage and 33 years of illuminating the solstice through dance with a world premiere by Rodney Diverlus, and the stage premiere of Alyssa Martin’s STAR SEED. WINTERSONG is a tapestry of seasonal dance inspired by the world’s solstice traditions. Also featured are Carol Anderson’s Nowell Sing We, and Hanna Kiel’s A Day of Light. $25.12 – $61.09

Aerial Dance Workshop

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

This aerial dance workshop will focus on the foundational techniques required to dance in the air using aerial rope. Tailored to dancers, it will focus on techniques for efficiency, how to weave your body around the rope, locks and keys, proper inversion technique, and creative ways to ascend. Offered by Dance Centre Artist-in-Residence company Corporeal Imago, this workshop is taught...

NEXT: New Dance in Development

Online

NEXT: New Dance in Development is a residency and live stream sharing of works in progress from emerging Canadian choreographers. The live stream portion takes place on Dec. 15 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. This is a national initiative in support of the Canadian dance community, and the works to be presented by these emerging creatives will give viewers a glimpse...

Free

Fortress + Four Solos

Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St., Vancouver, BC

Livona Ellis performs her solo Unmoved, a response to the idea of overcoming the limitations we place on ourselves. Rebecca Margolick’s solo Bunker draws on themes of memory and the shared history of previous generations of women. The program also includes two solos revived last season specially for them: Peter Bingham’s 1997 Woman Walking (away), danced by Ellis, and Allen Kaeja’s Trace Elements (2000) performed by...

Kaeja Elevations® Certification Courses

Toronto Toronto, ON

Applications for the 2022 Kaeja Elevations® Certification Courses are now open. Kaeja Elevations® is an approach to partnering and lifting that places participants from all experience levels on an equal playing field by using momentum, anchoring and the architectural structure of the body. It breaks down the stereotypes of traditional partnering, allowing people of any gender to lift one another....

John

Firehall Arts Centre 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Firehall Arts Centre is pleased to open 2022 with Helen Walkley’s powerful dance/theatre piece, John, from Wednesday, January 12 to Saturday, January 15.  Choreographed by Helen Walkley and performed by Josh Martin and Billy Marchenski, John premiered in a sold-out run at the 2019 Dancing on the Edge Festival. Following these performances at the Firehall Arts Centre, John will...

$15
Recurring

AMPLIFIED

DJD Dance Centre 111 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

A DJD Drive-in Performance as part of One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo Created by the DJD Professional Dance Company, AMPLIFIED aims to be a dynamic performance for you to enjoy from the comfort of your car. Blast the soundtrack from your radio and enjoy these new works from the emerging choreographic voices of the DJD dancers. Jan 14, 15, 16,...