BalletBoyz

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 …

Dance Victoria’s 18th Season

Dance Victoria’s Producer – Stephen White –  discusses the process of curating DV’sDance at The Royal Series. I’ve often written about the challenges of putting together a season of dance. The task is a bit like following a complicated recipe. First on the list of ingredients are the dates in the theatre. We can’t start …

Romeo Speaks

Dance Victoria presents Ballet de Grand Theatre de Geneve’s Romeo et Julliette on March 14 and 15 at Victoria’s Royal Theatre. Not coming on tour with the company is dancer Armando Gonzalez, who has danced Romeo many times over the past few years. Here’s what Armando has to say about his situation, the company and the …

Battery Opera’s “Jung-Ah and Su-Feh” and “Everything:” Performance art by two women with hyphens in their names

A Review by Robin J. Miller Performed as Part of Dance Victoria’s Night Moves performance series, Saturday, February 8 at the Metro Studio in Victoria Lee Su-Feh, artistic director of Battery Opera, demands a lot of her audiences. What she does often bears no resemblance to dance as we understand it, and her ideas can …

LOLA Projects: Guest Post with Alex Thompson

Now in its fifth year, Dance Victoria’s LOLA Projects pair a professional dance artist from Vancouver with local dancers to act as a mentor or “outside eye” during the development of a new work.  Alex Thompson is one of this season’s LOLA Project artists – she shared some thoughts on her experience with us… It …

Ailey Announces Victoria Rep

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has just announced their program for Victoria to coincide with Dance Victoria’s on sale date (December 2). As usual they’ll be dancing two different programs each evening (April 8 and 9).  The Ailey company was in transition when they visited Victoria in 2012. Longtime Artistic Director Judith Jamison was retiring …