Dance Days 2017: It’ll Move You January 20 through 29.

Ziyian Kwan
Ziyian Kwan

Kick-off with BalletBoyz® at the Royal Theatre, Jan, 20 + 21.
10 Days of Free Dance Classes.
The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre, Jan. 27 + 28.

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 the UK’s popular contemporary dance company BalletBoyz®, and engage in conversations at behind-the-scenes events.

Dance Days 2017 kicks off on Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21 with BalletBoyz® performing their double bill, Life: Rabbit and Fiction at the Royal Theatre. Featuring music by Henryk Górecki, Ben Foskett and Donna Summer, the two works in Life take a provocative look at life and death.

During Dance Days, Dance Victoria throws open the doors of its studios and invites you to experience innovative dance artists up close and personal. Look for a series called Rough Cuts on January 27 and 28 at Dance Victoria Studios (2750 Quadra Street). Among the artists presenting new works-in-progress will be Tara Cheyenne, Silvia Gribaudi, Alexis Fletcher, Monique Salez, and Arash and Aryo Khakpour……

Dance Victoria presents The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre on January 27 and 28. In 2015, the accomplished dance artist, Ziyian Kwan, was commissioned to create a dance work using PW Brightman’s flash fiction, The Mars Hotel, as the inspiration……

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