Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Dance Me

Fri November 16, 2018 Sat November 17, 2018

Royal Theatre

A vibrant dance homage to poet and musician Leonard Cohen. In five seasons that reflect five stages in the late singer–songwriter’s life, Dance Me paints a multifaceted portrait of the man who wrote Hallelujah, Suzanne and So Long Marianne. Dance, music and videos bring Cohen’s compositions to the stage in dance. Sure to see out! …

Ballet West

Sweet and Bitter
White Swan | Black Swan
Fox on the Doorstep

Fri February 1, 2019 Sat February 2, 2019

Royal Theatre

Ballet West has toured the world several times over presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by África Guzmán (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration “to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Also on the program, you will …

Ballet BC

Beginning After
Petite Cérémonie
New Work

Fri March 15, 2019 Sat March 16, 2019

Royal Theatre

Bold, world-class dance, fun, sophisticated, and thought-provoking: this is Ballet BC! This eclectic program by three next-generation choreographers questions the truth of memory, what “life in a box” can mean, and a premiere by Artistic Director Emily Molnar. Over the past two seasons, Ballet BC has toured to Europe and the U.S. playing to standing …

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

A Picture of You Falling
New Work

Fri April 12, 2019 Sat April 13, 2019

Royal Theatre

Alejandro Cerrudo’s Silent Ghost was an audience favourite in 2017. As Resident Choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance, his new work is sure to delight Victoria audiences. Superstar choreographer Crystal Pite’s roots are in Victoria, but her creations are in demand by international companies such as Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater, The National Ballet of Canada and …

Sølvi Edvardsen’s MAN

Fri January 25, 2019

McPherson Playhouse

MAN — in the understanding as man and human being — is a project at the crossroads between two cultures. Through seriousness and humour, MAN portrays individual struggle for inner balance and unfolds as a dialogue between the Norwegian choreographer Sølvi Edvardsen and the remarkable dancer Sudesh Adhana. Presented in collaboration with the CODA Festival and The National Touring Company. …

Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker

with Victoria Symphony

Fri November 30, 2018 Sat December 1, 2018 Sun December 2, 2018

Royal Theatre