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DARKMATTER makes the “(afro)futuristic and enigmatic body” a galaxy of meaning

The edgy, multi-faceted work by Amsterdam/Brussels-based Cherish Menzo explores tempo remixing, rap anthems and Black identity


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What Does Your Community Look Like?

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Le cri des méduses Is a Sensorial Feast

Alan Lake Factorie draws inspiration from Géricault’s famous painting The Raft of the Medusa to create a surreal, shocking theatrical world.


Circa’s Sacre Enthralls but Falls Short of the Score

The Australian circus-dance company’s take on The Rite of Spring nails spectacle but just misses sensitivity


How Vancouver Chinese Lion Dancing Teams Prepared to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 – Year of the Tiger


An Artist’s Retirement: How to Pay for It

Don’t have a government pension? Follow these tips to save for later years

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Remembering Anna Wyman

A former student writes about the beloved dance teacher, choreographer and artistic director

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Redefining Recital

Arts Umbrella’s season finale

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Nurturing Impulse

Q & A with Jennifer Mascall

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Alien Rituals

10 Gates Dancing’s TRUST at the Vancouver International Dance Festival

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Salmon Girl

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She’s Got the “Taksu”

Q & A with Firda Wijaya

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Beginnings are Everywhere

Reflections on the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

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Ascension: Intimate Conversations

Simon Fraser University Student Production Dec. 2018

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Ascension: A Discussion Between the Disciplines

Simon Fraser University Student Production Dec. 2018

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Hauntings and Bleeding Hearts

Reflections on Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited and a crash course in Noh theatre

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On Double-Touch and Performing Objects

Deanna Peters’ META

Karen Jamieson Dance performing their work Metamorphose : Photo by Chris Randle

Choreographing Community

Vancouver’s community-engaged dance momentum

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Ancestralizing the Present

Mique’l Dangeli retraces contemporaneity in Northwest First Nations dance


All About Giselle

Giselle by Coastal City Ballet

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Through the Microscope

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Diverse Expertise

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Max Wyman : Photo by Yukiko Onley Courtesy of BC Alliance for Arts and Culture

New Criticism Award Launched in BC

The Max Wyman Award for Cultural Commentary celebrates leading critical writers

Josh Martin and Hilary Maxwell Photo by David Cooper

One As Two As Two Is One

Albatross by Company 605 with German Jauregui