DANCE IN VANCOUVER PERFORMANCES

Mainstage Performances at Dance In Vancouver 2019.

This information is for visiting presenters attending Dance In Vancouver, November 20-24, 2019.

DANCERS OF DAMELAHAMID

Mînowin
Wednesday November 20, 2019 | 7.30pm
The Cultch

The Dancers of Damelahamid draw from Indigenous foundational stories to explore and redefine contemporary reflections of Indigenous identity. Mînowin integrates narrative, movement, song, and projections in a work about rebirth and transformation.
Photo Derek Dix

Dance artists from Dancers of Damelahamid perform in Minowin

VISION IMPURE

Pathways
Thursday November 21, 2019 | 8pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre

Noam Gagnon comprised one half of internationally-acclaimed duo The Holy Body Tattoo before forming his own company Vision Impure in 2006. Pathways is his latest work, a dynamic and powerful creation for 10 explosive performers.
Photo Erik Zennstrom

Dance artists from Vision Impure perform in Pathways

AMBER FUNK BARTON/THE RESPONSE.

VAST
Friday November 22, 2019 | 8pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre

Inspired by personal travels and the universe, Amber Funk Barton’s atmospheric solo VAST premiered at the Vancouver International Dance Festival. It’s an ode to the explorer that resides in all of us, and fuses movement, lighting, sound and set design.
Photo Clancy Dennehy

Amber Funk Barton performs in VAST

RAVEN SPIRIT DANCE

Gathering Light
Saturday November 23, 2019 | 2pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre

Now in its 14th season, Raven Spirit Dance shares stories from an Indigenous worldview through contemporary dance. Gathering Light follows the journey of seed to flower, creating a sense of ritual and transformation. The work premiered at the Canada Dance Festival and has been presented across the country.
Photo Chris Randle

Dance artist from Raven Spirit Dance Society perform in Gathering Light

JOSHUA BEAMISH/ MOVETHECOMPANY

Saudade
Saturday November 23, 2019 | 8pm
Sunday November 24, 2019 | 6pm & 8pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre

Joshua Beamish’s international career includes work for The Royal Ballet, Cape Town Opera, New York City Ballet principals Wendy Whelan and Ashley Bouder, Compania Nacional de Danza de Mexico, Cape Dance Company/South Africa, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and many more. Saudade is his emotional and highly personal work for six outstanding male dancers.
Photo Craig Foster

Two dance artists perform in Saudade

OURO COLLECTIVE

HAKO
Sunday November 24, 2019 | 2pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre

This exciting young collective uses hip-hop, waacking, breaking, popping, and contemporary dance as the foundation for new works. HAKO creates an interactive and immersive environment to watch, touch, and play in, challenging our relationship to technology.
Photo Jeff Hamada

OURO Collective dance artists perform in HAKO
Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown Hotel & Suites
Georgia Straight