Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Triple Bill
1st Flash
Silent Ghost
Huma Rojo

Fri November 17, 2017 Sat November 18, 2017

Royal Theatre

Now in its 20th year, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s repertoire resonates with energy, layering American athleticism on a base of European refinement. Featuring choreography by three leading dance-makers from Spain and Finland, this program showcases the technique and interpretive skills of the talented eleven-person ensemble. “A happy tale of two cities. Virtuoso partnering in a …

Alberta Ballet with Victoria Symphony

The Nutcracker

Fri December 1, 2017 Sat December 2, 2017 Sun December 3, 2017

Royal Theatre

Dancers of Damelahamid


Fri January 19, 2018

McPherson Playhouse

Shortly after the potlatch ban was lifted in 1951, Ken and Margaret Harris founded Dancers of Damelahamid to preserve the Gitxsan peoples’ traditional songs and dances. Now, five decades later, the company is under the artistic direction of their daughter, Margret Grenier, whose works redefine and characterize traditional practices to be accessible for new generations. Flicker incorporates …


Double Bill
What we carry What we keep
Dead Reckoning

Fri February 2, 2018 Sat February 3, 2018

Royal Theatre

San Francisco’s ODC/Dance has stepped into the spotlight in recent years, touring extensively to impressive venues across the continent. This program of two works by the company’s co-artistic directors has substance and emotional texture combined with strong production values and even stronger dancers. “ODC/Dance is an impressive company whose choreography is at once fluid and …

Company Wayne McGregor


Fri March 16, 2018 Sat March 17, 2018

Royal Theatre

Wayne McGregor CBE is one of the world’s leading contemporary choreographers; he is The Royal Ballet’s first Resident Choreographer and Company Wayne McGregor is Resident Company of Sadler’s Wells, London. Atomizing bodies, movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation, Atomos is performed in McGregor’s unique style — sculptural, rigorous, jarring and hauntingly beautiful. Atomizing bodies, movement, film, sound …

Ballet Hispánico

Triple Bill
Linea Recta
Con Brazos Abiertos
3. Catorce Dieciséis

Fri April 6, 2018 Sat April 7, 2018

Royal Theatre

Three Latina choreographers from Colombia, Mexico and the US draw inspiration from flamenco, classical music and iconic Mexican symbols bringing an eclectic program of contemporary dance to Victoria. “…real wow factor. Energetic, entertaining and always surprising, the company fuses the finest modern ballet with a fantastic Latino flair.” – Marina Kennedy, BROADWAY WORLD

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Mixed Repertoire
Untitled America
The Winter in Lisbon

Tue May 1, 2018

Royal Theatre

You don’t just see an Ailey performance, you feel it. Engage your emotions when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns with a beautiful program of four works that will leave you inspired. * Only Canadian stop in 2018 * Untitled America – featuring haunting music and raw interviews with ex-convicts and their families, this unflinching look at …