Workshops and Intensives

Workshops and Intensives

Below is a selection of workshops and intensives run by Dance Centre members. The Dance Centre is not responsible for the accuracy of these listings - we recommend you contact the company or artist direct to confirm details.


Shot of Scotch Vancouver - Absolute Beginner Highland Dance with Susan Nase
Sundays 2:00-3:30 pm - April 2, 9, 23 & 30; 4 classes
Learn the basics of Scottish Highland dance, work slowly through a 4-step Highland Fling!
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver BC

Shot of Scotch Vancouver - Core and Cardio for Highland Dancers with Alison Ward
Tuesdays 6:00-7:15 pm - Apr 4, 11, 18 & 25, May 2, 9, 16 & 23; 8 classes
Focus on stamina, strength and improving your technique for the dances you already know.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver BC

Pow Wow Bootcamp with Nyla Carpentier/Raven Spirit Dance
(7 week series)  Sundays, April 2 to May 28, 12:15-2:15pm (No class on May 21st).
$15/class or $85 for the full series Drop-ins welcomed. Open to beginners ages 12+. 
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver

Al Mozaico Flamenco presents Ivan Vargas (Granada, Spain)
April 25 - 30, 2017
Ivan Vargas is a flamenco dancer from the famed Maya family of Granada. He will be offering workshops in Bulerias, Tangos, and Seguiriyas.
Workshops at Vancouver Tap Society and The Rhythm Room., 604.671.9182

An Introduction to Laban Movement Studies with Helen Walkley
Through somatic and theoretic processes we will explore the work of Rudolf Laban. Saturdays June 10, 17, 24/1:30 – 5:30 pm
Sunday June 18/2 - 6 pm
Yoga on 7th, 156 E 7th Ave. Vancouver,

Summer Intensives

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Summer Intensive
July 10-21, 2017
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
Week 1: Joshua Beamish, Cristina Graziano (MOVETHECOMPANY, Ballet Jorgen Canada, Ballet Kelowna)
Week 2: Joshua Beamish, Daniel Robert Smith (Theater Magdeburg – Germany, Colorado Ballet, NBA Ballet Company – Japan)
Daily classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Choreographic Process, Company Repertoire and New Creations by Joshua Beamish for both levels

The Presence of Mind in Motion: a summer improvisation intensive
with Helen Walkley @ SFU Goldcorps Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings, Hastings Studio, 4th floor
July 22, 23, 24, 25 10 am - 2 pm