2019 Choreographic Lab

Dancers and Choreographers Selected for Third Annual Choreographic Lab led by Artistic Directors Justine A. Chambers and Susan Elliott

Dance Victoria’s third annual Choreographic Lab is July 22 to August 3, 2019 led by choreographers Justine A. Chambers and Susan Elliott. Chambers and Elliott will mentor three choreographers that have participated in previous labs at Dance Victoria: Victoria-based choreographers Kelly Hobson and Angela Mousseau and Vancouver’s Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien. They will work with dancers selected …

Adrian De Leeuw. Photo: Stephen Disendorf

2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists Applications Open From April 1 to May 13, 2019

Applications for the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists are now open. Interested dance artists must apply by May 13, 2019, 4 p.m. PDT. The Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists is a scholarship program for dancers/dance artists wanting to continue or complete their training and/or studies at a recognized institution outside …

A Picture of you Falling by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Flexes Its Creative Muscles with Inventive Program

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Flexes Its Creative Muscles with Inventive Program Royal Theatre, April 12 + 13, 7:30 pm Dance Victoria welcomes contemporary dance company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to the Royal Theatre on April 12 and 13, 2019 for an energetic show of five works by internationally celebrated choreographers. Now in its 41st season, …

Les Sylphides by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Photo: Zoran Jelenic

Dance Victoria Announces 2019/20 Season including New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Dance Victoria Announces 2019/20 Season of the World’s Best Dance at the Royal with New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for One Night Only! Dance Victoria brings the World’s Best Dance to Victoria with a roster of passionate, compelling and unexpected dance performances choreographed by some of world’s leading male and female choreographers. …

2018 Choreographic Lab dancers

Call for Dancers for Dance Victoria’s Choreographic Lab Auditions

Dance Victoria is seeking two advanced Victoria-based dancers and two apprentices to participate in its third annual Choreographic Lab from July 22 through August 3, 2019. The two selected dancers will join four Vancouver-based dancers for the duration of the Choreographic Lab. Audition Date: Saturday, March 30 Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Location: Dance …

White Swan, Black Swan by Ballet West. Photo: Luke Isley

Ballet West’s Diverse Program Celebrates Historical Masterpieces & New Creations by International Choreographers

Ballet West’s Diverse Program Celebrates Historical Masterpieces & New Creations by International Choreographers Royal Theatre, February 1 + 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm Ballet West tours the world presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Their mixed three-show program coming to the Royal Theatre on February 1 and 2, 2019 features classical ballet excerpts …

Petite Cérémonie by Ballet BC. Photo: Michael Slobodian

Ballet BC Returns to the Royal Theatre After Successful European Tour

Ballet BC Returns to the Royal Theatre After Successful European Tour Royal Theatre, March 15 + 16, 7:30 pm After its successful UK tour to London’s Sadler’s Wells and theatres from Brighton to Newcastle, Ballet BC will return to Victoria’s Royal Theatre with innovative works by three next-generation contemporary dance makers. When Emily Molnar became …

Revisor by Kidd Pivot. Tiffany Tregarthen. Photo: Michael Slobodian

Dance Victoria Announces More Than $100,000 to Support Artistic Development and New Works in 2019

Best known for presenting the World’s Best Dance at the Royal Theatre in Victoria each season, Dance Victoria is also mandated to support the development of dance artists and new dance works across various programs including Rough Cuts, The Chrystal Dance Prize and an annual Choreographic Lab. Each January, Dance Victoria invites its dance-programming colleagues …

Self Portrait by Julianne Chapple. Photo: Chris Randle

Dance Victoria presents MAN + Dance Days 2019

Dance Days is back in January 2019 when studios all over town throw open their doors and offer free dance classes in all kinds of styles. From ballet to ballroom, belly dance to break dance, there is something for everyone. Look for a complete online calendar of classes at DanceVictoria.com. SPECIAL PRESENTATION DURING DANCE DAYS …