Vancouver

The Dance Centre

  • 677 Davie St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Phone: 604.606.6400, Toll Free: 1.877.649.3010
Operating Status: OPEN

Established in 1986 as a resource centre for the dance profession and the public in British Columbia, The Dance is a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities which is unparalleled in Canadian dance.

The Dance Centre:

  • supports dance professionals through programs, residencies, resources and services;
  • presents performances and public events featuring all genres and styles of dance;
  • operates Scotiabank Dance Centre, one of Canada's leading dance buildings and a hub for dance activity;
  • and provides information about dance through the BC Dance Directory, the BC Dance calendar, and other resources on its website, thedancecentre.ca.
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  • Partially Accessible:

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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 2001

Facility Info

  • 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

April 15, 2021 - April 28, 2021

Kasandra ‘La China’, Artistic Director of Mozaico Flamenco, shares a vibrant celebration of the many faces of flamenco in a program of virtuosic solos, in the latest edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series. Using Spanish and Chinese fans, Sevillan silk shawls, and flamenco’s famous rapid-fire footwork, this intimate program is a showcase of the technical skill, passion and artistry of one of Vancouver’s most brilliant flamenco exponents. This pre-recorded performance will also include a short… more

April 29, 2021

The Dance Centre’s annual International Dance Day events move online for 2021, celebrating the art of dance through a program of digital events. Six micro-commissions feature short dance films from a diverse group of artists including bharata natyam dancer Ashvini Sundaram, Latin specialist Arely Santana, and contemporary dancer Xin Hui Ong. Amber Funk Barton of the response. curates a special edition of her popular Dance Café initiative on Instagram Live; and TomoeArts and Lesley Telford/Inverso Productions host a… more

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