The Mars Hotel

The Mars Hotel • Tickets Onsale Now

The Mars Hotel Tickets on sale now! Jan 27 + 28, 2017 • 7:30 pm Join us for The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre during Dance Days 2017! Tickets now on sale for this sweet and funny creation by Ziyian Kwan/dumb instrument Dance performed to live music by Handmade Blade. Five elite performers from Vancouver’s contemporary …

The Calling by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo: Takao Komaru

Jessica Lang Dance kicks off 2016-17 season

Dance Victoria Kicks off 20th Anniversary Season with New York’s Jessica Lang Dance Royal Theatre, November 18 + 19, 2016, 7:30 pm Dance Victoria is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2016/17 beginning with a mixed program by New York’s Jessica Lang Dance on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Royal Theatre. Called a “master …

Chrystal Dance Prize

Request for Proposals Chrystal Dance Prize 2017

2017 Chrystal Dance Prize – Request for Proposals Open Until Nov. 15, 2016 Canada’s Richest Dance Prize for International Collaboration Dance Victoria is now accepting proposals from western Canadian dance artists to be considered for the 2017 Chrystal Dance Prize – Independent Dance Artists. This award is Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration supporting …

Candace Gordon

CDP Emerging Dance Artists Applications

Dance Victoria is now accepting applications from dance artists to be considered for the 2016 Chrystal Dance Prize – Emerging Dance Artists. The Chrystal Dance Prize is Canada’s richest prize for international collaboration. Earlier in 2016, $30,000 was awarded to two independent dance artists: Justine A. Chambers ($20,000) and David Ferguson ($10,000). Dance Victoria will …

Sophia Lee in Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation

RWB’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation at Royal Theatre, April 1+2

HEARTFELT BALLET PAYS TRIBUTE TO EXPERIENCES OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS & OPENS IMPORTANT DIALOGUE ABOUT TRUTH & UNDERSTANDING Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation plays the Royal Theatre April 1 & 2 VICTORIA, B.C. – Dance Victoria presents the Victoria premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical ballet, Going …

David Ferguson

2016 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artists

Dance Victoria Announces $30,000 to Support Two International Collaborations with its Annual Chrystal Dance Prize Dance Victoria recently announced that Justine A. Chambers and David Ferguson are the recipients of the 2016 Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artists. Justine A. Chambers has been awarded $20,000 for her project with Berlin-based artist, Laurie Young, which …

FIND THE NUTCRACKER CONTEST FROM NOVEMBER 18 TO 29 IN OAK BAY VILLAGE

Dance Victoria presents Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker from December 4 to 6, 2015 at the Royal Theatre. As part of its Nutcracker marketing campaign, in collaboration with the Oak Bay Business Improvement Association, the community is invited to help Find the Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village. From November 18 to November 29, you can visit …

2015 Chrystal Dance Prize Winners Announced

Dance Victoria is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Chrystal Dance Prize (CDP) that supports the development of new dance works by western Canadian dance artists working with an international artist or group of artists.

Ballet BC. Dancer: Livona Ellis. Photo: Michael Slobodian

2014 Chrystal Dance Prize Winner Kimberley Cooper writes…

Brazil is a wild country. I have now been there three times, and each time as I discover more I realize how much more there is to learn.

RWB’s Nutcracker at Victoria’s Royal Theatre

We are still thinking about Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker Prince as we head towards Christmas.