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”

German Jauregui

German Jauregi • Professional level contemporary technique class

Welcome Company 605! Company 605 will be in Dance Victoria Studios from November 21 to 25 as part of their Dance Victoria residency. They’re working with guest choreographer, German Jauregi (Ultima Vez, Belgium), on a new work, supported by the Chrystal Dance Prize. The creation will continue through the fall, with the premiere at Vancouver’s Firehall Arts Centre in …

Find The Nutcracker Contest

Find Mr Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village

Find Mr. Nutcracker in Oak Bay Village Mr. Nutcracker is arriving on November 12 via Helijet to prepare for his debut with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the Royal Theatre from December 2 to 4. But before he goes into rehearsals, he needs to find the perfect gift for someone he admires very greatly. Each day he …

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 …

Artist Residency: Veronica Maguire to Receive Prestigious Award

One of our artists in residence, Veronica Maguire, will be receiving the Canada Council of Arts, Jacqueline Lemieux Prize on July 12, 2014. The Jacqueline Lemieux Prize is awarded to the most deserving applicant in the Canada Council’s Dance Section Grants to Dance Professionals Program. The award was established in 1980 in memory of Jacqueline …

Artist Residency: Andrew Barrett #WOLFINTHEMIRROR

If you haven’t already heard via our social media streams, DV’s artist in residence this month, Andrew Barrett, is working on a new piece entitled Wolf In The Mirror. We asked Andrew three questions to provide some context and background on the piece which opens on June 20th at the Metro Studio Theatre.  Dance Victoria’s residency programs …

Surf and Turf, Ebbs and Flows Like a Viennese Waltz – A Travel Blog by Stephen White

Our group is now firmly entrenched in Vienna. My partner Bill Hamar and I are currently touring a group of 40 Dance Victoria subscribers through Europe. We arrived in the Austrian capital by train from Prague yesterday afternoon and took several taxi cabs from the railway station to our charming hotel, situated on a cobblestone …

First Days in Europe – A Travel Blog by Stephen White

Stephen White and Bill Hamar of Dance Victoria, departed for Prague Friday May 23 for one of their well known DanceVictoria Hosted Tours. Stephen will be keeping us up to date during their eighteen day tour. Take a look at the first blog entry: My partner Bill Hamar and I are leading Dance Victoria’s cultural …

Dance Victoria to Commission Next Work from Crystal Pite

In 2014/15 Dance Victoria will join with several Canadian partners including the National Arts Centre, and at least one international partner (London’s Sadler’s Wells) to contribute to the commission of a new collaboration between Crystal Pite and Vancouver’s Jonathon Young. Entitled Betroffenheit, the finished work will premiere during the Pan Am Games cultural festival in July …

Archives Committee, South Vancouver Island Archives

Stephen White on the Archives Project

The world’s longest renovation project (I know – not as long as the one you lived through) is almost finished as I write this. It’s going to be a handsome space. The archives committee that meets every Wednesday at our studios recently told me that the whole of the Wynne Shaw collection has been catalogued …