Compagnie Hervé KOUBI

What the day owes to the night

Fri November 13, 2020 Sat November 14, 2020

Royal Theatre

Hervé Koubi created this highly physical, stunningly fluid work after traveling to Algeria to find his North African roots. Combining capoeira (Afro-Brazilian martial arts), urban and contemporary dance with powerful lighting, imagery evocative of Orientalist paintings and the stone filigree of Islamic architecture, What the day owes to the night is a cultural, emotional experience …

Royal Winnipeg Ballet with the Victoria Symphony

Nutcracker

* Special Presentation *

Fri December 4, 2020 Sat December 5, 2020 Sun December 6, 2020

Royal Theatre

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre

Bygones

* Special Presentation *

Fri January 29, 2021

McPherson Playhouse

Creators David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen have travelled the world performing in Kidd Pivot’s most recent works. Now presenting their own work, Bygones is a dance theatre piece that combines hyper-detailed choreography, ghostly architecture, puppeteering and illusions, celebrating how we are shaped by what we overcome, and how something challenging can lead to something beautiful. …

Malpaso Dance Company

Mixed Repertoire

Fri February 26, 2021 Sat February 27, 2021

Royal Theatre

In the six short years since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies with a growing international profile. Committed to collaborating with top international choreographers and nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography, the company brings a diverse program that lays contemporary dance atop intentional …

Northwest Dance Project

Le Fil Rouge
Ensemble for Somnambulists
Mixed Repertoire

Fri March 19, 2021 Sat March 20, 2021

Royal Theatre

Founded in Portland by acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper, NW Dance Project has premiered nearly 300 original contemporary dance works over 16 years. The company is changing the way dance is created and encouraging risk-taking with new works by the next generation of choreographers from Europe and North America. An innovative program of …

Ballet Hispánico

Doña Perón

Fri April 23, 2021 Sat April 24, 2021

Royal Theatre

Choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Doña Perón is an explosive portrait of Eva “Evita” Perón whose ambition and conflicting desires fed her life as an activist and feminist leader. Ochoa explores that extremes of power at the forefront of Evita’s life as she ascends the ranks of Argentinian society while concealing a shameful past within …