Dance Victoria Appoints New General Manager

Dance Victoria’s Executive Producer, Stephen White announced the appointment of Vancouver’s Bernard Sauvé to the new position of General Manager effective November 1, 2014. “I’m very happy that Bernard will be joining our team in Victoria,” says White. “He comes to an organization that is on solid financial ground and undergoing a process of renewal …

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This past summer, DV has been happy to host Dyana Sonik-Henderson of Broken Rhythms for a creative residency at our studios. During Henderson’s residency here, we got to see and be part of Ghosts of Rorscharch for which Henderson’s dance company, Broken Rhythms, preformed a series of smaller works full of intricate movements that captivated the audience.   The …

Monique Salez and Co. at the Atrium

Hats off to Lorna Harris, a friend and supporter of Dance Victoria and Victoria’s best organizer of social events. Last Friday, my partner Bill and I met Lorna and a dozen other friends who had travelled on the Dance Victoria tour to Spain in 2012 at Zambri’s Italian restaurant. There we were led to a …

So Close to “Near and Far”

I had one of those great experiences that I have grown to love so much at Dance Victoria Studios on Saturday evening (August 9). Through the week, four dance artists of a very high calibre had been working very quietly, in the Vernon Studio upstairs from the office. Vancouver dancers Anne Cooper, Ziyian Kwan were …

Ghosts of Rorschach: Dance, Psychology & Art

On July 26th, Dance Victoria will open a new show in the Community Gallery at DV Studios featuring art/photography by Alina Sotskova & Ian Sparks. The opening reception for the show: Ghosts of Rorschach, will feature performances by Dyana Sonik-Henderson’s Broken Rhythms dance company.  Dance Victoria’s Community Gallery is sponsored by Il Terrazzo Ristorante. In this post, Alina Sotskova discusses the inspiration for the project as well …

Artistic Director Treena Stubel Discusses BOUNCE

Treena Stubel is the Artistic Director and all-round driver behind the BOUNCE events. She created these events with the aim of providing dancers, or rather movement-based artists, the opportunity to work with a mentor as well as interact with an audience. This Saturday The BOUNCE Dance Cabaret will be presented at Dance Victoria Studios (2750 Quadra Street), featuring the works …

Creative Community Spaces – Going…

We couldn’t be more proud. Last summer we celebrated local Victoria dancer, Tessa Thwaites, as she made her way to New York for her first year of studies in Dance at the Barnard College of Columbia University. And we were ecstatic when Tessa approached us about combining some experience working in the Dance Victoria office …