Dance Victoria presents Dance Days January 20-29 2017

Dance Victoria presents Dance Days January 20-29, 2017. (Media release) Two left feet? Can’t feel the beat? No problem! Now in its 8th year, Dance Days is back with free and fun dance classes all over town, for beginners to advanced participants. Try your hand (or foot) at swing, flamenco, ballroom, dance fitness, ballet, nia, zumba, hip hop, contemporary and more. Experience dance performances by the west coast’s hottest dance artists, see … [Read more...]

Dance Victoria requests proposals for 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize until November 15, 2016

Dance Victoria requests proposals for 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize until November 15, 2016.  (Media release) Dance Victoria is now accepting proposals from western Canadian dance artists to be considered for the 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artists. This award is Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration supporting new works by independent dance artists living in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, … [Read more...]

Dance Victoria presents their 2016-2017 20th anniversary season. Media release.

Dance Victoria presents their 2016-2017 20th anniversary season. Media release. Dance Victoria is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a vibrant season showcasing friends, old and new, from its 20 years of programming. New York City-based Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) opens the season on November 18 and 19, 2016 with five contemporary ballet works: Lines Cubed, Among the Stars, Mendelssohn/ Incomplete, The Calling, and Thousand Yard Stare. … [Read more...]

Dance Victoria presents Dance Days 2016 January 22-31.

Dance Victoria presents Dance Days 2016 January 22-31.  (media release) Dance Victoria’s popular city-wide Dance Days event is back for its seventh year featuring free classes in all kinds of styles in studios all over town. This year the free classes include a larger dance fitness component for adult beginner, intermediate and professional levels that’ll move you. You can try your hand (or foot) at salsa, swing, flamenco, yoga, nia, zumba … [Read more...]

Ballet BC celebrates 30 years with Triple Bill, presented by Dance Victoria November 13/14 2015

Ballet BC celebrates 30 years with Triple Bill, Presented by Dance Victoria November 13/14, 2015.  Media Release. Dance Victoria is excited to introduce a special admission program to Ballet BC’s Triple bill for their 30th anniversary season. To celebrate this milestone, Dance Victoria is offering free admission to ticket buyers who are 30 years of age. If you are 30, contact the McPherson Box Office for your free ticket. Ballet BC’s Triple … [Read more...]

Ghosts of Rorschach -dance and photo event-July 26 2014

Ghosts of Rorschach dance and photo event July 26 2014 I'm a big fan of collaborative, border-crossing arts events and have come to know the dancers of Broken Rhythms from their performances at the Victoria Fringe Festival.  Now, together with photographers Alina Sotskova and Ian Sparks, and with the assistance of Dance Victoria, they will unveil the Ghosts of Rorschach photography series, and present dance works inspired by this theme, in an … [Read more...]

Bounce Dance Cabaret February 9th 2013

Bounce Dance Cabaret returns February 9th to Dance Victoria's Performance Lab as part of Yam Magazine's Dance Days. Treena Stubel, award winning dancer and choreographer, founded Bounce! in 2008 to support new work by independent dance and physical theatre artists. As a long time collaborator and friend of Victoria’s Atomic Vaudeville cabaret, she was inspired to create a similar event (based on short skits or pieces) for the dance, movement … [Read more...]

Bounce Dance Cabaret Returns – November 24, 2012

Bounce Dance Cabaret is back and I couldn't be happier.   Mariko Ihara, Kimberly Tuson, Stacey Horton, Jung-Ah Chung, Lisa Milloy, Lori Hamar, Hugh MacPherson photo: Michael Barnes Treena Stubel, award winning dancer and choreographer, founded Bounce! in 2009 to support new work by independent dance and physical theatre artists. As a long time collaborator and friend of Victoria’s Atomic Vaudeville cabaret, she was inspired to create a … [Read more...]