Artists in Residence at Dance Victoria Studios Announced for 2020/21 Season

Artists in Residence at Dance Victoria Studios Announced for 2020/21 Season Dance Victoria is thrilled to announce that its Board of Directors has approved more than $100,000 in support of paid artist residencies at Dance Victoria Studios, commissions of new works, and awards to support independent dance artists. “The independent dance artist has been impacted …

2019 Choreo Lab daily debrief

Dance Victoria Announces New Summer Residency Program for Emerging Choreographers

Dance Victoria Announces New Summer Residency Program for Emerging Choreographers Dance Victoria is opening access to its studios this summer (June 1 through September 5, 2020) for emerging choreographers working with a dancer or group of dancers on the creation of a work. The Summer Residency for Emerging Choreographers will be supported by Artistic Advisor …

Alexis Fletcher, Andrew Bartee in SUITS. Photo: Cindi Wicklund

Five Reasons to go to Dance Days 2020

Five Reasons to go to Dance Days 2020 It’ll Move You From January 31 to February 9, 2020   Now in its 11th year, Dance Days – an annual city-wide festival in Victoria that celebrates all styles of dance, new choreography and diverse dance companies – is from January 31 to February 9, 2020. Here’s …

Josh Martin, Billy Marchenski in John. Photo: Chris Randle

Five Reasons to go to Dance Days 2020

It’ll Move You From January 31 to February 9, 2020 Now in its 11th year, Dance Days – an annual city-wide festival in Victoria that celebrates all styles of dance, new choreography and diverse dance companies – is from January 31 to February 9, 2020. Here’s five reasons why you want to be part of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

AGM held on Jan 15, 2017 at DV Studios

Dance Victoria Gains a Solid Financial Footing in 2017/18: Annual General Meeting

At Dance Victoria’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 4, 2018, both Board President Susan K.E. Howard and Executive Producer Stephen White explained that Dance Victoria’s 21st season will be remembered as the year it continued to solidify its financial position. The fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 concluded with a surplus in operations allowing …