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 …

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 …

Nutcracker by Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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”

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 …

The Calling by Jessica Lang Dance (JLD). Photo: Takao Komaru

Jessica Lang Dance kicks off 2016-17 season

Dance Victoria Kicks off 20th Anniversary Season with New York’s Jessica Lang Dance Royal Theatre, November 18 + 19, 2016, 7:30 pm Dance Victoria is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2016/17 beginning with a mixed program by New York’s Jessica Lang Dance on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Royal Theatre. Called a “master …

Sophia Lee in Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation

RWB’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation at Royal Theatre, April 1+2

HEARTFELT BALLET PAYS TRIBUTE TO EXPERIENCES OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS & OPENS IMPORTANT DIALOGUE ABOUT TRUTH & UNDERSTANDING Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation plays the Royal Theatre April 1 & 2 VICTORIA, B.C. – Dance Victoria presents the Victoria premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical ballet, Going …

RWB’s Nutcracker at Victoria’s Royal Theatre

We are still thinking about Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker Prince as we head towards Christmas.