Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater’s Michael Jackson, Jr. Photo: Andrew Eccles

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Alvin Ailey – Program Announced

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. A beautiful program of four works that will leave you inspired   It’s like a dream come true. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is coming to Victoria for ONE NIGHT ONLY – their ONLY CANADIAN STOP in 2018! Now more than ever, we need …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Celebrates the Success of its 2016/17 Season at its AGM

At its Annual General Meeting on November 5, 2017, Dance Victoria Society announced an operating surplus for the third year running, reducing its accumulated deficit to within 4.5% of budget. In 2016/17, the organization brought more than 21,000 people to its programs including the Dance at the Royal Series and its annual Dance Days Festival …

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 …

Minus One by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal. Photo: John Hall

We’re Going Gaga to Celebrate Dance Victoria’s 20th Anniversary: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal Royal Theatre, April 7 + 8, 2017, 7:30 pm!

Dance Victoria is going Gaga to celebrate its 20th Anniversary season. We’re not referring to the pop star Lady Gaga. We’re referencing Mr. Gaga: Ohad Naharin, the choreographer of Minus One, which will be performed by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal on April 7 and April 8, 2017 at the Royal Theatre. Naharin earned …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Dance Victoria Announces 2017/18 Season with the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for One Night Only!

For its 21st season, Dance Victoria brings the World’s Best Dance to Victoria with a roster of riveting and relevant dance performances choreographed by some of world’s leading male and female choreographers. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Victoria for ONE NIGHT ONLY on May 1, 2018 for a special performance. Recognized as a …

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 …

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 …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Celebrates the Success of its 2015/16 Season at its Annual General Meeting

The 2016 fiscal year ending June 30 was another extraordinary year for Dance Victoria with box office revenues totalling $727,842, an increase of approximately 9% compared to 2014/15. Both subscription and single ticket sales were strong. Night Moves subscriptions, for 30 to 45 year olds, sold out and Dance Victoria’s Pay Your Age program (for …