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 …

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”

The Mars Hotel

The Mars Hotel • Tickets Onsale Now

The Mars Hotel Tickets on sale now! Jan 27 + 28, 2017 • 7:30 pm Join us for The Mars Hotel at the Metro Studio Theatre during Dance Days 2017! Tickets now on sale for this sweet and funny creation by Ziyian Kwan/dumb instrument Dance performed to live music by Handmade Blade. Five elite performers from Vancouver’s contemporary …

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 …


BalletBoyz short film: tribute to fallen soldiers

Lovely specially commissioned short film for Britain’s Channel 4 by the Boyz. Watch Here  

Serpent by BalletBoyz. Photo: Panayiotis Sinnos

BalletBoyz Interviews: Never been to the ballet before and LOVED BalletBoyz

Watch & Listen to this charming, funny interview from Manchester of two women who have never seen ballet before – and hear what they thought about BalletBoyz… …the accompanying video gives you a look at some of the beautiful choreography in The Talent.  Yes! this is the performance we are seeing in TWO WEEKS at the Royal Theatre in Victoria! Quotes from …

BalletBoyz 2014 Tour video still shot

BalletBoyz Interviews: first of three videos – Stay Tuned!

Countdown to BalletBoyz! The company is rehearsing in London and counting the days until they head to North America. Catch a glimpse of rehearsal, and hear more about the tour from the Boyz themselves. Check back to the Dance Victoria Blog on October 28 and Nov 4 for new webcasts from the company!

Details for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Program for April 9th – 7:30pm

Detailed credits and descriptions for all of the works below can be found here. THE RIVER CASTING: SPRING: Daniel Harder, Ghrai DeVore, Elisa Clark, Aqura Lacey, Demetia Hopkins, Fana Tesfagiorgis,Samuel Lee Roberts, Michael Francis McBride, Sean A. Carmon, Collin Heyward,Jeroboam Bozeman MEANDER: Jacqueline Green, Marcus Jarrell Willis, Sean A. Carmon GIGGLING: Ghrai DeVore, Renaldo Gardner LAKE: …

It’s Raining Men

By Producer Stephen White At this time of year, I always feel a little exposed or vulnerable. The announcement of the coming season and the subscription renewal period can be a little fraught. Sort of like watching your partner unwrap your gift on Christmas morning. You’ve put a lot of thought into it, shopped around …