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 …

Self Portrait by Julianne Chapple. Photo: Chris Randle

Dance Victoria presents MAN + Dance Days 2019

Dance Days is back in January 2019 when studios all over town throw open their doors and offer free dance classes in all kinds of styles. From ballet to ballroom, belly dance to break dance, there is something for everyone. Look for a complete online calendar of classes at DanceVictoria.com. SPECIAL PRESENTATION DURING DANCE DAYS …

Sudesh Adana in Sølvi Edvardsen’s MAN. Photo: Trine og Kim Designstudio

Dance Victoria presents MAN by Norwegian Choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen

Direct from Norway! Dance Victoria presents MAN by Norwegian Choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen January 25, 7:30 pm at the McPherson Playhouse Plus Dance Days 2019: It’ll Move You Free Dance Classes, January 18 through January 27, 2019 Rough Cuts at the Metro Studio Theatre, January 25 + 26, 2019 The annual Dance Days is back in …

Justine Chamberlain

Call for Choreographers for Choreography Walk during Dance Days 2019

Dance Victoria is accepting applications from choreographers based in Victoria, B.C. for its inaugural Choreography Walk during Dance Days 2019. The application form is available at www.dancevictoria.com. Deadline for submissions is July 15, 2018.   The four selected choreographers will receive: Mentorship from Justine A. Chambers, the 2016 winner of the Chrystal Dance Prize and …