Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater. Dancer: Michael Jackson Jr. Photo: Andrew Eccles

Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater in Victoria for One Night Only

Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater in Victoria for One Night Only An incredible program of four works that will leave you inspired Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs May 1, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Royal Theatre for ONE NIGHT ONLY – their only tour stop in Canada – with an incredible program never …

Adrian de Leeuw, winner 2017 CDP emerging

2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists: Applications Open April 3

2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists Applications Open From April 3 to May 12, 2018 Applications for the 2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists open on April 3, 2018. Interested dance artists must apply by May 12, 2018, 4 p.m. PDT. The Chrystal Dance Prize is Canada’s richest dance prize for …

Con Brazos Abiertos by Ballet Hispánico. Photo: Paula Lobo

Ballet Hispánico Program Features Works by Three Female Choreographers

A Victoria Premiere! Ballet Hispánico Program Features Works by Three Female Choreographers Ballet Hispánico, the premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Royal Theatre with a program by three internationally recognized female choreographers on April 6 and 7, 2018. Tickets start at $29 and are on sale …

Company Wayne McGregor

Biometric Data and 3-D Glasses Invite Play in Wayne McGregor’s Atomos

Biometric Data and 3-D Glasses Invite Play in Wayne McGregor’s Atomos Dance Victoria presents Atomos by Olivier Award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor on March 16 and 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Royal Theatre. Atomos “atomizes” movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation. The work has been dubbed “high tech …

Concussion by Stacey Horton. Photo: Maureen Bradley

Victoria Dance Artist Awarded $12,000 to Bring Work to Berlin

Victoria Dance Artist Awarded $12,000 to Bring Work to Berlin Stacey Horton, an independent dance theatre artist and choreographer based in Victoria, BC, is the winner of the 2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Artists. The Chrystal Dance Prize supports new works by independent dance artists living in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia or the …

ODC/Dance

ODC/Dance Takes on Climate Change & Hoarding in Two Performances Created by the Company’s Legendary Founders

ODC/Dance Takes on Climate Change & Hoarding in Two Performances Created by the Company’s Legendary Founders ODC/Dance (Oberlin Dance Company) is known throughout the world for its athleticism, passion and intellectual depth. The company has been widely recognized for its fusion of ballet and modern techniques and for their numerous ground-breaking collaborations. Dance Victoria invited …

Dancers of Damelahamid

Dancers of Damelahamid Celebrate Ancient and Contemporary in Margaret Grenier’s Flicker

Dancers of Damelahamid Celebrate Ancient and Contemporary in Margaret Grenier’s Flicker Margaret Grenier, Executive and Artistic Director of Dancers of Damelahamid, is conscious of her role in fostering the ancient traditions of the Gitxsan First Nations peoples. She and her company of dancers aim to keep these traditions alive, but also redefine them so that …

Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater’s Michael Jackson, Jr. Photo: Andrew Eccles

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Alvin Ailey – Program Announced

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. A beautiful program of four works that will leave you inspired   It’s like a dream come true. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is coming to Victoria for ONE NIGHT ONLY – their ONLY CANADIAN STOP in 2018! Now more than ever, we need …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Celebrates the Success of its 2016/17 Season at its AGM

At its Annual General Meeting on November 5, 2017, Dance Victoria Society announced an operating surplus for the third year running, reducing its accumulated deficit to within 4.5% of budget. In 2016/17, the organization brought more than 21,000 people to its programs including the Dance at the Royal Series and its annual Dance Days Festival …

Chrystal Dance Fund cheque presentation to Ballet BC

Dance Victoria Supports Ballet BC’s Commission of a New Romeo and Juliet through the Chrystal Dance Fund

Request for Proposals for the 2018 Chrystal Dance Prize Opens Oct 2, 2017 Dance Victoria through its Chrystal Dance Fund is supporting Ballet BC’s commission of a new Romeo and Juliet choreographed by French dance maker Medhi Walerski, one of the most original voices in international dance today. Dance Victoria’s contribution supports the inclusion of Arts Umbrella graduate dance students …