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 …

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.

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 …