Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Vancouver’s Arts Umbrella Receives $7-Million Federal Investment for Its New Arts Building

The Government of Canada is providing Arts Umbrella with $7 million through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund, the largest single investment in British Columbia in the history of the program

Toronto Dance Theatre celebrates 50 years

Modern dance company founded in 1968 by Patricia Beatty, David Earle and Peter Randazzo still thriving under artistic director Christopher House.

French Cirque du Soleil performer dies after falling at Florida show

A 38-year-old Cirque du Soleil performer died after falling during a Saturday evening performance in Tampa, Fla., the Canadian entertainment company announced Sunday.

Professional dancers are taking over the Vancouver Public Library today

See dance as poetry in motion when performers pop up in unusual spaces at the Vancouver Public Library (VPL) central branch downtown today Sunday, March 18.

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens changes name of Femmes ballet after criticism

May 2019 production now to be called Parlami d'Amore, 'talk to me about love'

Siphe November never expected to have a life as a ballet dancer — now...

Meet the youngest company member of the National Ballet of Canada

Alberta Ballet’s 52nd Season Celebrates Legends, Poets and Dream Weavers

2 World Premieres, 10 Alberta Premieres in Season Brimming with Canadian Artistry

At the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Shen Wei synthesizes East and West

Choreographer and painter Shen Wei has spent more than two decades living in China, and more than two decades in New York City

National Ballet of Canada Announces a New Initiative ‘See The Music, Hear The Dance’

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced a new initiative within the popular pre-performance Ballet Talks series, See the Music, Hear the Dance.

Ballet BC creates a visually striking new Romeo + Juliet

This ballet will look starkly different from other versions—and that’s apparent even from rehearsals, where the performers are moving in, around, and through three giant, black, hollow rectangles that roll around the stage on wheels—almost like dancers themselves.

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