Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Dancer Chenxin Liu with RWB School Student. Photo: David Cooper

Rediscover the Magic of Your Childhood with Nutcracker | Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet & Victoria Symphony

Rediscover the Magic of Your Childhood with Nutcracker Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet & Victoria Symphony Royal Theatre, November 30 + December 1 + 2, 7:30 pm | December 1 + 2, 2:00 pm   Dance Victoria is pleased to bring a Special Presentation of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker to the Royal Theatre from November …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Gains a Solid Financial Footing in 2017/18: Annual General Meeting

At Dance Victoria’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 4, 2018, both Board President Susan K.E. Howard and Executive Producer Stephen White explained that Dance Victoria’s 21st season will be remembered as the year it continued to solidify its financial position. The fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 concluded with a surplus in operations allowing …

Sudesh Adana in Sølvi Edvardsen’s MAN. Photo: Trine og Kim Designstudio

Dance Victoria presents MAN by Norwegian Choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen

Direct from Norway! Dance Victoria presents MAN by Norwegian Choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen January 25, 7:30 pm at the McPherson Playhouse Plus Dance Days 2019: It’ll Move You Free Dance Classes, January 18 through January 27, 2019 Rough Cuts at the Metro Studio Theatre, January 25 + 26, 2019 The annual Dance Days is back in …

Dance Me by Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM). Photo: Marc Montplaisir

Dance Victoria adds a third performance to its presentations of les Ballets Jazz de Montréal’s Dance Me | Saturday November 17 at 2:00 pm

  Dance Victoria adds a third performance to its presentations of les Ballets Jazz de Montréal’s Dance Me to the Words and Music of Leonard Cohen Royal Theatre, Saturday November 17 at 2:00 pm When single tickets went on sale for Dance Victoria’s November presentation of les Ballets Jazz de Montréal on September 4, 2018, …

Stacey Horton in Concussion. Photo: Gillian Davidson

Applications for the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Artists Open Sept 11, 2018

Dance Victoria is now accepting applications for the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Artists. The prize supports new works by independent dance artists living in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia or the Yukon who wish to work with a dance artist (choreographer or interpreter) outside Canada. The prize is open to any dance artist …

Dance Me by Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM). Photo: Marc Montplaisir

Single Tickets On Sale Now for Dance at the Royal Series 2018/19 Season

Single Tickets On Sale Now for Dance at the Royal Series 2018/19 Season Kicks Off with Dance Me to the Music of Leonard Cohen Single tickets are now on sale for Dance Victoria’s 18/19 Dance at the Royal Series. Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal; Ballet West; Ballet BC and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago bring new …

Holden Cole

Two Male Dancers from Vancouver Island Win the 2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Artists

Dance Victoria, home of Canada’s Chrystal Dance Prize, today announced two winners in the 2018 Emerging Artists award category. A panel of three dance professionals selected the winners through an application process. Dance Victoria is pleased to support dancer Holden Cole from Port Alberni, who was recently accepted into The Juilliard School. Cole trained at …

Justine Chamberlain

Call for Choreographers for Choreography Walk during Dance Days 2019

Dance Victoria is accepting applications from choreographers based in Victoria, B.C. for its inaugural Choreography Walk during Dance Days 2019. The application form is available at www.dancevictoria.com. Deadline for submissions is July 15, 2018.   The four selected choreographers will receive: Mentorship from Justine A. Chambers, the 2016 winner of the Chrystal Dance Prize and …

Cherish fundraiser

Tickets now on sale! Cherish 2018

Cherish: A Glamorous Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy Willow Wealth Management of Raymond James presents Cherish: A Glamorous Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy that will benefit Victoria Women’s Transition House and Dance Victoria Society. Cherish will take place on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the beautiful Fairmont Empress Crystal Ballroom and Palm Court, 721 Government …

Wen Wei Wang

Renowned Choreographer Wen Wei Wang Leads Second Annual Choreographic Lab in Victoria

Dance Victoria’s second annual Choreographic Lab is July 16 to 28, 2018 with celebrated choreographer Wen Wei Wang. Wang will lead the two-week intensive for three emerging choreographers and seven pre-professional dancers. Each day the choreographers are assigned a creative task in the morning and they show their work at day’s end. The public is …