Vanessa Goodman & Belinda McGuire in The Other Half. Photo: Ben Didier

Apply for Canada’s Richest Dance Prize. Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects Opens Sept 10, 2019

Apply for Canada’s Richest Dance Prize Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects Opens Sept 10, 2019   Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration, the Chrystal Dance Prize, is again accepting proposals from dance artists, companies and collectives in Western Canada for 2020. The Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects supports exceptional dance research and/or creation between …

Two Young Dancers Awarded the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Training 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 …

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 …

Adrian de Leeuw, winner 2017 CDP emerging

2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists: Applications Open April 3

2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists Applications Open From April 3 to May 12, 2018 Applications for the 2018 Chrystal Dance Prize for Emerging Dance Artists open on April 3, 2018. Interested dance artists must apply by May 12, 2018, 4 p.m. PDT. The Chrystal Dance Prize is Canada’s richest dance prize for …

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 …

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 …

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 …