Two Young Dancers Awarded the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Artists

Dance Victoria, home of Canada’s Chrystal Dance Prize, today announced the winners in the 2019 Emerging Artists award category. A panel of four dance professionals selected the winners through an application process. Dance Victoria is pleased to support dancer Mikaela Kos from Nanaimo who is studying dance at Palucca Hochschule fur Tanz in Dresden, Germany. …

Adrian De Leeuw. Photo: Stephen Disendorf

2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists Applications Open From April 1 to May 13, 2019

Applications for the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists are now open. Interested dance artists must apply by May 13, 2019, 4 p.m. PDT. The Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists is a scholarship program for dancers/dance artists wanting to continue or complete their training and/or studies at a recognized institution outside …

Revisor by Kidd Pivot. Tiffany Tregarthen. Photo: Michael Slobodian

Dance Victoria Announces More Than $100,000 to Support Artistic Development and New Works in 2019

Best known for presenting the World’s Best Dance at the Royal Theatre in Victoria each season, Dance Victoria is also mandated to support the development of dance artists and new dance works across various programs including Rough Cuts, The Chrystal Dance Prize and an annual Choreographic Lab. Each January, Dance Victoria invites its dance-programming colleagues …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …

Artist Residency: Veronica Maguire to Receive Prestigious Award

One of our artists in residence, Veronica Maguire, will be receiving the Canada Council of Arts, Jacqueline Lemieux Prize on July 12, 2014. The Jacqueline Lemieux Prize is awarded to the most deserving applicant in the Canada Council’s Dance Section Grants to Dance Professionals Program. The award was established in 1980 in memory of Jacqueline …

Dance Victoria to Commission Next Work from Crystal Pite

In 2014/15 Dance Victoria will join with several Canadian partners including the National Arts Centre, and at least one international partner (London’s Sadler’s Wells) to contribute to the commission of a new collaboration between Crystal Pite and Vancouver’s Jonathon Young. Entitled Betroffenheit, the finished work will premiere during the Pan Am Games cultural festival in July …

Dance Victoria Announces its 2014 Chrystal Dance Prize Winners!

At Dance Victoria our collective imagination is crowded with visions of Brazil, Italy and New York City. Why, you ask? Because in 2014/15, through its annual Chrystal Dance Prize, our organization will support two international dance projects and help send one BC teenager on his path to a professional career. Alexander Andison, has studied dance …