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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …