Events

Studio showing at Scotiabank Dance Centre/photo Chris Randle

Talks, Workshops, Studio Showings

Admission is free unless stated otherwise: all welcome.

February 2017

STUDIO SHOWING
12 Minutes Max 
Artists: Gail Lotenberg, Liliane Moussa, Monica Shah
About 12 Minutes Max
Tuesday February 7, 2017 at 6pm, Faris Family Studio

OPEN WORKSHOP
​DanceLab: Dance artist Emmalena Fredriksson & filmmaker/new media artist Nancy Lee are exploring processes of virtual reality dance film making, including developing new ways of choreographing, directing, and filming for a 360 spatial environment. Together with dancers Lexi Vajda, Zhara Shahab and Rianne Švelnis, Emmalena and Nancy will host an open workshop/ choreographic lab to do further research on some of the choreographic ideas and movement concepts from the first phase of the project. Participation is free but you must pre-register by February 9: Details
Saturday February 11, 2017 2-3.30pm

STUDIO SHOWING
DanceLab: Anne Riley (visual artist) and Olivia C. Davies (dance artist) engage in explorations of shared story-weaving on themes of ancestral legacy and occupied space through sculptured shapes and moving language.
Saturday February 11, 2017 4-5pm, Birmingham Studio

March 2017

STUDIO SHOWING
DanceLab: Eury Chang and Natalie Tin Yin Gan
Exploring the nature of spectacle, daily gesture and the art of preparation, this collaboration features director/writer Eury Chang working with dancer/performer Natalie Tin Yin Gan. Inspired by the global circus, the studio showing reveals an excerpt of Creative Dominion's Intercultural Caravan (working title).
Monday March 20, 2017 4-5pm, Jarislowsky Studio

TALK
The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body: a facilitated conversation about aesthetics, context and artistic process led by Artist-in-Residence Justine A. Chambers and Sadira Rodrigues. Details
Tuesday March 28, 2017, 5-7pm Faris Family Studio

TALK
Creative Collaboration: a panel discussion and sharing of works in progress, with Artist-in-Residence Lesley Telford and special guests. Moderated by Peter Dickinson.
Full details TBA.
Friday March 31, 2017, 5-7pm, Faris Family Studio

April 2017

STUDIO SHOWING
12 Minutes Max 
Artists: TBA
About 12 Minutes Max
Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 6pm, Faris Family Studio

May 2017

OPEN REHEARSALS
Artist-in-Residence program: Wen Wei Dance
Open rehearsal:
Thursday May 4, 2017 at 5pm, Birmingham Studio
Open rehearsal and talkback/discussion, for emerging choreographers and dance artists
Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 5pm, Jandali Studio

TALK
The Talking, Thinking, Dancing Body: a facilitated conversation about aesthetics, context and artistic process led by Artist-in-Residence Justine A. Chambers and Sadira Rodrigues. Details
Tuesday May 16, 2017, 5-7pm Faris Family Studio 

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Artist Workshops

Business of Dance Information Sessions 2017

These informative group sessions are designed for artists and others working in the dance sector to ask Dance Centre staff questions about specific topics ranging from grant writing, career development, marketing, Dance Centre programs, and more.

Dates & topics
January 25:     Budgeting Skills for the Working Artist
                        Mirna Zagar Executive Director with Elyn Dobbs Arts Accountant

February 8:      Promoting Your Show
                        Heather Bray Marketing Manager

March 8:          Grant Writing 101
                        Mirna Zagar Executive Director

April 5:             Engaging with The Dance Centre through Dance In Vancouver
                        Raquel Alvaro Programming Coordinator

May 3:             Incorporate or not to Incorporate?
                        Mirna Zagar Executive Director

Time: 4-5pm.
Location: Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver.
To register: email members@thedancecentre.ca or call member services at 604.606.6416 no later than 3pm on Monday the week of the info session.
All info sessions: Dance Centre members FREE / Non-members $10

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Photo: Chris Randle