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 …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Celebrates the Success of its 2015/16 Season at its Annual General Meeting

The 2016 fiscal year ending June 30 was another extraordinary year for Dance Victoria with box office revenues totalling $727,842, an increase of approximately 9% compared to 2014/15. Both subscription and single ticket sales were strong. Night Moves subscriptions, for 30 to 45 year olds, sold out and Dance Victoria’s Pay Your Age program (for …

The Mars Hotel

Dance Days 2017: It’ll Move You January 20 through 29.

Kick-off with BalletBoyz® at the Royal Theatre, Jan, 20 + 21. 10 Days of Free Dance Classes. The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre, Jan. 27 + 28. Two left feet? Can’t feel the beat? No problem! Now in its 8th year, Dance Days is back with free and fun dance classes all over …

Life by BalletBoyz. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

The Fur Flies with BalletBoyz®’s Double Bill

BalletBoyz®, the UK’s only all-male dance company, returns to Victoria’s Royal Theatre by popular demand, with two new commissions on January 20 and 21, 2017. The double bill, called Life, premiered at Sadler’s Wells in April 2016 and features new works by internationally renowned choreographers Pontus Lidberg and Javier de Frutos. Life is co-produced by …

A Canadian Nutcracker eh!

Dance Victoria is pleased to bring a Special Presentation of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker to the Royal Theatre from December 2 through to December 4, 2016 accompanied by the Victoria Symphony. This Canadian-themed production with choreography by Galina Yordanova and Nina Menon opens with a hockey game on a pond, features RCMP officers in …

Thousand Yard Stare by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Out now! Fall 2016 Footnotes

Issue #52 of our popular three-times a year Newsletter out now. Featuring stories on Jessica Lang Dance, Royal Winnipeg Ballet and In The Studios: Amber Funk Barton and Company 605. To receive Dance Victoria e-news automatically, visit our home page and click “Get News”

German Jauregui

German Jauregi • Professional level contemporary technique class

Welcome Company 605! Company 605 will be in Dance Victoria Studios from November 21 to 25 as part of their Dance Victoria residency. They’re working with guest choreographer, German Jauregi (Ultima Vez, Belgium), on a new work, supported by the Chrystal Dance Prize. The creation will continue through the fall, with the premiere at Vancouver’s Firehall Arts Centre in …

Find The Nutcracker Contest

Find Mr Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village

Find Mr. Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village Mr. Nutcracker is arriving on November 12 via Helijet to prepare for his debut with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the Royal Theatre from December 2 to 4. But before he goes into rehearsals, he needs to find the perfect gift for someone he admires very greatly. Each day he …

Lines Cubed by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo by Takao Komaru

Collaborating with Jessica Lang: Interview with molo

How did your design collaboration with Jessica Lang Dance begin? molo’s work with Jessica Lang began in 2011 when she was commissioned to create a new work for the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Discovering molo products while doing research, she reached out to us and instigated what has become a successful and continued collaboration. What did …