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 …

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Single Tickets On Sale Now for 2017/18 Dance at the Royal Series

2017/18 Season Kicks Off with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Royal Theatre, November 17 + 18, 2017, 7:30 pm Single tickets to Dance Victoria’s 2017/18 Dance at the Royal Series are on sale now through the Royal and McPherson Box Offices. Act now to get the best seats at the best prices. This year, Dance Victoria …

Cherish : A Glamorous Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy

Cherish: A Glamorous Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy

Dance Victoria is thrilled to be selected with Victoria Women’s Transition House as a co-beneficiary of Cherish: A Glamorous Evening of Fashion and Philanthropy. Following the overwhelming success of last year’s charity fashion show, Fashion for Transition, Willow Wealth Management of Raymond James has expanded its plans for this year’s event. New this year, 16 professional dancers …

Adrian de Leeuw, winner 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize emerging

Dance Victoria Announces Winners of its 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize Emerging Artists Award

Dance Victoria, home of the Chrystal Dance Prize, today announced its two winners in the 2017 Emerging Artists award category. A panel of three dance professionals selected the winners through an application process. The organization is pleased to support local dancer Adrian de Leeuw who is pursuing his training at the Alonzo King LINES Ballet …

Unbound by Wen Wei Dance. Photo: Donald Lee

Dance Victoria Hosts First Choreographic & Writing Dance Lab Summer 2017

Dance Victoria will host its first Choreographic Lab and “Writing Dance” Lab at Dance Victoria Studios in the summer of 2017 with celebrated choreographer Wen Wei Wang and dance writer Kaija Pepper. Wang will lead a two-week intensive lab for three emerging choreographers from July 17 to 29, 2017. Pepper will facilitate three workshops for …

Matilda Cobanli in The Damned Girl by Impulse Theatre

2017 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists Applications Open From April 3 to May 12, 2017

Dance Victoria is accepting applications from dance artists to be considered for the 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize – Emerging Dance Artists from April 3 to May 12, 2017. The Chrystal Dance Prize is Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration. Earlier in 2017, close to $20,000 was awarded to Vancouver dance artist Arash Khakpour and …

Minus One by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal. Photo: John Hall

We’re Going Gaga to Celebrate Dance Victoria’s 20th Anniversary: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal Royal Theatre, April 7 + 8, 2017, 7:30 pm!

Dance Victoria is going Gaga to celebrate its 20th Anniversary season. We’re not referring to the pop star Lady Gaga. We’re referencing Mr. Gaga: Ohad Naharin, the choreographer of Minus One, which will be performed by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal on April 7 and April 8, 2017 at the Royal Theatre. Naharin earned …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Dance Victoria Announces 2017/18 Season with the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for One Night Only!

For its 21st season, Dance Victoria brings the World’s Best Dance to Victoria with a roster of riveting and relevant dance performances choreographed by some of world’s leading male and female choreographers. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Victoria for ONE NIGHT ONLY on May 1, 2018 for a special performance. Recognized as a …

Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Dancer: Shuaib Elhassan. Photo: RJ Muna

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Collaborates with Prolific Jazz Masters for Transformative Work Royal Theatre, March 10 + 11, 2017, 7:30 pm

Dance Victoria is thrilled to present San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet at the Royal Theatre on March 10 and March 11, 2017 for a thrilling double bill of innovative new works by King. Alonzo King is a visionary choreographer whose works are in the repertoire of the Royal Swedish Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet, Alvin Ailey …

Arash Khakpour & Meredith Kalaman

Dance Victoria Awards Close to $36,000 to Dance Artists with Annual Chrystal Dance Prize

Dance Victoria recently announced that Meredith Kalaman and Arash Khakpour are the recipients of the 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artists. Meredith Kalaman was awarded $16,000 to bring her work, Femmes Fatales, to the stage in Greater Vancouver and Berlin. Kalaman will collaborate with renowned Berlin dramaturge Gabi Beier in the spring of …