Vancouver

Scotiabank Dance Centre

  • 677 Davie Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6

The Dance Centre 2018/19 Season Performances at Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver BC V6G 2B6 thedancecentre.ca Established in 1986 as a resource centre for the dance profession and the public in British Columbia, The Dance Centre has grown into a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance. Join them for there 2018/19 season. Sept 20 Discover Dance! Thai Dance Company Discover the elegance, beauty and precision of Thai dance. BUY NOW Sept 28 Katie Duck A pioneer… more

September 28, 2018

The Dance Centre presents Katie Duck CAGE Friday September 28, 2018 | 7pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver A pioneer on the international improvisation scene, Katie Duck has inspired generations of performers through her innovative work with dance, text and sound. CAGE is a trenchant feminist analysis of the human condition and the oppression of modern life, which Duck stages in different locations around the world in collaboration with local musicians and performers. For the Vancouver edition, she is… more

Julianne Chapple Suffix Friday-Saturday October 26-27, 7pm and 9pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery. Her first full-length ensemble work, Suffix is an immersive performance combining dance, sculptures and video to explore the physical and spiritual effects of our rapidly changing technological landscape, and touching… more

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series WArd/waRD-Ann Van den Broek The Black Piece Tuesday-Thursday November 6-8, 2018 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Elegant and seductive; reassuring and comforting; frightening and sinister. The many qualities of the colour black are examined in Dutch-Flemish choreographer Ann Van den Broek’s thrillingly audacious The Black Piece . Five charismatic dancers and a camera operator lure the audience into the darkness for a sensory adventure… more

Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday until January 29, 2019

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Company 605 New Work Monday-Tuesday January 21-22, 28-29, 2019 7pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver An electrifying force in Canadian dance, Company 605’s trademark hyper-physical style highlights effort, tension, exertion and risk, capturing a fresh and exciting aesthetic. Choreographed by Artistic Directors Lisa Gelley and Josh Martin, this new collaboration is their first full-length ensemble work in three years. It explores concepts of… more

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Kuan-Hsiang Liu Kids Thursday-Saturday January 24-26, 2019 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Taiwanese choreographer and dancer Kuan-Hsiang Lui is an explosive new talent on the international dance scene, whose luminous works often have autobiographical roots. Kids is a tribute to his late mother: it draws on recordings of conversations between her and Liu during her last days, which touch on family memories, illusion and reality, and her… more

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Victoria Hunt Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka Thursday-Saturday January 31-February 2, 2019 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Australian dance artist Victoria Hunt’s spellbinding solo Copper Promises embodies the cultural and physical journey of Hinemihi – a female ancestor, but also a ceremonial meetinghouse connected with her own Maori cultural heritage: a carved ancestral house which was ‘acquired’ and transported to Britain after a… more

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Simon Mayer Sons of Sissy Thursday-Saturday April 4-6, 2019 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Sons of Sissy delves into the heart of the Upper Austrian countryside, where traditional folk dances and music reign supreme. These traditions are joyously subverted when four versatile performers/musicians reformulate Alpine dances to liberate themselves from convention. Defying categorization and pigeonholing, the Sons of Sissy live up to their… more

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series Davida Monk Ashes for Beauty Thursday-Saturday May 23-25, 2019 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie St, Vancouver Calgary-based Davida Monk has been an influential figure on the Canadian dance scene for over three decades. A prolific choreographer, performer, teacher and mentor, her rich repertoire of works finds inspiration in myth and literature, as well as the natural environment. This program celebrates her achievements with three pieces. Her evocative… more