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Collected, Traces and Still Here presented by Co. ERASGA (Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, April 18-21)
Discover Dance! series: Arts Umbrella Dance Company (Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, April 26)
Dance on the Shore (Marc‘s Madness Studio , North Vancouver, April 26-28)
Vancouver celebrates International Dance Day 12-12.30 pm Mosaic Flamenco; Vancouver Public Library /
1-1.30pm Urban Youth Blast with OURO Collective. Vancouver Art Gallery
6-7pm Lesley Telford/Inverso: Spooky Action Scotiabank Dance Centre (Vancouver April 29)
Ballet BC Announces Program 3 of its 2017/18 Season Features the return of Cayetano Soto’s BEGINNING AFTER. Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar welcomes Phoenix Chamber Choir to collaborate on a world premiere. The evening also features the return of Bill, by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar. (Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, May 10-12)
TomoeArts presents Yūko-kai – a concert of classical Japanese dance (Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, May 12)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by Coastal City Ballet (Vancouver Playhouse, May 19, and Surrey Arts Centre, June 8)
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
Karen Jamieson has been inducted into the Canadian Dance Hall of Fame joining Veronica Tennant, Danny Grossman, Joan and Jerry Lozinski, Ola Skanks, Rina Singha, Alan and Blanche Lund, René Highway, and Jeanne Renaud.
Theatrical Playmaking: workshop with Aryo Khakpour Physical theatrical exercises will be explored allowing for the rise of narrative and characters. Through acting exercises, games, and physical improvisation, participants will consider presence, using partners as the main source of inspiration, intention, urgency, and the theatrical potentials of movement. Participants will collaboratively build short performances in groups. Aryo will facilitate the creation and the discussions around these performances. (Scotiabank Dance Centre, May 7)
Mascall Dance | BLOOM - Artist in Residency The focus of this residency is choreographic work midway through its creative development. Interdisciplinary work is welcomed. Solos are not accepted for this residency. June 11 - July 17.
Working with a Lighting Designer: a workshop with James Proudfoot In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to prepare for a lighting hang, learn about focusing lights, and how to use lighting to create different moods and looks, structure the space, and support the physical and thematic aspects of choreography. (Scotiabank Dance Centre, June 11)
Movement Layering workshop with Company 605 Build, warp, shape, and disrupt raw movement with methods used in Company 605’s creative process. This workshop will focus on movement construction and the malleability of what is made. Participants will experiment with layering tasks, qualities and values onto movement, and consider how this layering may affect what the movement is saying. (Scotiabank Dance Centre, June 18)
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