This day of performances, talks, and events explores the ways in which First Nations protocol informs collaborative works created in partnership with Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance artists. Ancestralizing describes the ways in which Indigenous artists draw upon ancient ways of being, knowing… more
Scotiabank Dance Centre
- 677 Davie St
- Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
- Phone: 604.606.6400
- devises programs and presents public events;
- operates Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada's flagship dance facility;
- promotes BC dance; and
- provides resources and services for the dance profession.
For over two decades The Dance Centre spearheaded the drive to create a home for BC's dance community. Today it operates Scotiabank Dance Centre, a state-of-the-art facility which opened in 2001 in downtown Vancouver, on a site donated by its title sponsor. The building has become a hub for dance activity, housing The Dance Centre's programs, as well as rehearsals, classes, performances and events by artists and companies from Vancouver and beyond.
The Dance Centre is the primary source for information about dance in BC, providing information on performances, classes and companies. It also promotes BC dance internationally, producing information for presenters and promoters around the world.
The Dance Centre also supports the profession through a range of services: information, support and networking; training; consultations; and Dance Central, a bimonthly publication. Video facilities Including access to equipment and an editing suite at affordable rates, and Western Canada's most extensive dance video library.
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- Year Opened: 2001
- Description Scotiabank Dance Centre has a board room, a production/presentation space and two multipurpose dance studios which are suitable for meetings, receptions and special events. Full details and theatre tech rider: http://thedancecentre.ca/facility_rentals/rentals.
- Largest Room 200
- Total Sq. Ft. 2852
- Theatre Capacity 154
- Number of Rooms 4