Nutcracker by Ukrainian Shumka Dancers. Photo: Marc J Chalifoux

The Grace of Classical Ballet and the Power of Ukrainian Folk Dance Comes to the Royal Theatre with Nutcracker

The Grace of Classical Ballet and the Power of Ukrainian Folk Dance Comes to the Royal Theatre with Nutcracker Ukrainian Shumka Dancers & Victoria Symphony Royal Theatre, November 29 + 30, 7:00 pm | November 30 + December 1, 1:00 pm Dance Victoria is pleased to present the premiere of the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers’ Nutcracker …

2019 AGM

Dance Victoria Reports a 43% Rise in Box Office Revenues Over the Past Five Seasons at 2019 AGM

Programs Summary and Financials Shared with Members at Annual General Meeting on Nov. 3, 2019 At Dance Victoria’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 3, 2019, Board President Susan K.E. Howard, Board Treasurer Susan Porter and Executive Producer Stephen White shared the auditors’ report and highlights from the organization’s 22nd season in 2018/19. The fiscal …

Vanessa Goodman & Belinda McGuire in The Other Half. Photo: Ben Didier

Apply for Canada’s Richest Dance Prize. Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects Opens Sept 10, 2019

Apply for Canada’s Richest Dance Prize Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects Opens Sept 10, 2019   Canada’s richest dance prize for international collaboration, the Chrystal Dance Prize, is again accepting proposals from dance artists, companies and collectives in Western Canada for 2020. The Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects supports exceptional dance research and/or creation between …

Where We Left Off by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Photo: Michele Cardamone

Passionate, Compelling and Unexpected Season Kicks Off with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Single Tickets On Sale Now for Dance at the Royal Series Passionate, Compelling and Unexpected Season Kicks Off with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Royal Theatre, November 15 + 16, 2019, 7:30 pm Single tickets for Dance Victoria’s 2019/20 Dance at the Royal Series are on sale now through the Royal Theatre and McPherson Playhouse Box …

Two Young Dancers Awarded the 2019 Chrystal Dance Prize for Training Artists

Dance Victoria, home of Canada’s Chrystal Dance Prize, today announced the winners in the 2019 Emerging Artists award category. A panel of four dance professionals selected the winners through an application process. Dance Victoria is pleased to support dancer Mikaela Kos from Nanaimo who is studying dance at Palucca Hochschule fur Tanz in Dresden, Germany. …

2019 Choreographic Lab

Dancers and Choreographers Selected for Third Annual Choreographic Lab led by Artistic Directors Justine A. Chambers and Susan Elliott

Dance Victoria’s third annual Choreographic Lab is July 22 to August 3, 2019 led by choreographers Justine A. Chambers and Susan Elliott. Chambers and Elliott will mentor three choreographers that have participated in previous labs at Dance Victoria: Victoria-based choreographers Kelly Hobson and Angela Mousseau and Vancouver’s Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien. They will work with dancers selected …

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 …

A Picture of you Falling by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Photo: Todd Rosenberg

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Flexes Its Creative Muscles with Inventive Program

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Flexes Its Creative Muscles with Inventive Program Royal Theatre, April 12 + 13, 7:30 pm Dance Victoria welcomes contemporary dance company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to the Royal Theatre on April 12 and 13, 2019 for an energetic show of five works by internationally celebrated choreographers. Now in its 41st season, …

Les Sylphides by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Photo: Zoran Jelenic

Dance Victoria Announces 2019/20 Season including New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Dance Victoria Announces 2019/20 Season of the World’s Best Dance at the Royal with New York’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for One Night Only! Dance Victoria brings the World’s Best Dance to Victoria with a roster of passionate, compelling and unexpected dance performances choreographed by some of world’s leading male and female choreographers. …

2018 Choreographic Lab dancers

Call for Dancers for Dance Victoria’s Choreographic Lab Auditions

Dance Victoria is seeking two advanced Victoria-based dancers and two apprentices to participate in its third annual Choreographic Lab from July 22 through August 3, 2019. The two selected dancers will join four Vancouver-based dancers for the duration of the Choreographic Lab. Audition Date: Saturday, March 30 Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Location: Dance …