A Canadian Nutcracker eh!

Dance Victoria is pleased to bring a Special Presentation of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker to the Royal Theatre from December 2 through to December 4, 2016 accompanied by the Victoria Symphony. This Canadian-themed production with choreography by Galina Yordanova and Nina Menon opens with a hockey game on a pond, features RCMP officers in …

Thousand Yard Stare by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Out now! Fall 2016 Footnotes

Issue #52 of our popular three-times a year Newsletter out now. Featuring stories on Jessica Lang Dance, Royal Winnipeg Ballet and In The Studios: Amber Funk Barton and Company 605. To receive Dance Victoria e-news automatically, visit our home page and click “Get News”

German Jauregui

German Jauregi • Professional level contemporary technique class

Welcome Company 605! Company 605 will be in Dance Victoria Studios from November 21 to 25 as part of their Dance Victoria residency. They’re working with guest choreographer, German Jauregi (Ultima Vez, Belgium), on a new work, supported by the Chrystal Dance Prize. The creation will continue through the fall, with the premiere at Vancouver’s Firehall Arts Centre in …

Find The Nutcracker Contest

Find Mr Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village

Find Mr. Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village Mr. Nutcracker is arriving on November 12 via Helijet to prepare for his debut with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the Royal Theatre from December 2 to 4. But before he goes into rehearsals, he needs to find the perfect gift for someone he admires very greatly. Each day he …

Lines Cubed by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo by Takao Komaru

Collaborating with Jessica Lang: Interview with molo

How did your design collaboration with Jessica Lang Dance begin? molo’s work with Jessica Lang began in 2011 when she was commissioned to create a new work for the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Discovering molo products while doing research, she reached out to us and instigated what has become a successful and continued collaboration. What did …

The Mars Hotel

The Mars Hotel • Tickets Onsale Now

The Mars Hotel Tickets on sale now! Jan 27 + 28, 2017 • 7:30 pm Join us for The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre during Dance Days 2017! Tickets now on sale for this sweet and funny creation by Ziyian Kwan/dumb instrument Dance performed to live music by Handmade Blade. Five elite performers from Vancouver’s contemporary …

The Calling by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo: Takao Komaru

Jessica Lang Dance kicks off 2016-17 season

Dance Victoria Kicks off 20th Anniversary Season with New York’s Jessica Lang Dance Royal Theatre, November 18 + 19, 2016, 7:30 pm Dance Victoria is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2016/17 beginning with a mixed program by New York’s Jessica Lang Dance on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Royal Theatre. Called a “master …

Chrystal Dance Prize

Request for Proposals Chrystal Dance Prize 2017

2017 Chrystal Dance Prize – Request for Proposals Open Until Nov. 15, 2016 Canada’s Richest Dance Prize for International Collaboration Dance Victoria is now accepting proposals from western Canadian dance artists to be considered for the 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize – Independent Dance Artists. This award is Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration supporting …

Candace Gordon

CDP Emerging Dance Artists Applications

Dance Victoria is now accepting applications from dance artists to be considered for the 2016 Chrystal Dance Prize – Emerging Dance Artists. The Chrystal Dance Prize is Canada’s richest prize for international collaboration. Earlier in 2016, $30,000 was awarded to two independent dance artists: Justine A. Chambers ($20,000) and David Ferguson ($10,000). Dance Victoria will …

Sophia Lee in Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation

RWB’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation at Royal Theatre, April 1+2

HEARTFELT BALLET PAYS TRIBUTE TO EXPERIENCES OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS & OPENS IMPORTANT DIALOGUE ABOUT TRUTH & UNDERSTANDING Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation plays the Royal Theatre April 1 & 2 VICTORIA, B.C. – Dance Victoria presents the Victoria premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical ballet, Going …