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Online Event, Performance | Discover Dance! series


Fujima Sayū – Artistic Director of Vancouver’s TomoeArts – joins forces with Nishikawa Kayo, Artistic Director of Burnaby’s Satsuki-kai, and dancers from both companies for an illuminating online presentation of nihon buyoh, or Japanese classical and traditional dance. Ranging from theatrical kabuki to joyful folk-derived pieces and shin-buyoh or ‘new’ dances to popular music, they share some of the styles of nihon buyoh, its rich history and culture, and its distinctive tradition of training, with knowledge handed down from teacher to disciple.

This is an online presentation: ticketbuyers will receive a link by email to view anytime during the two-week streaming period.

Photos: Fujiwara Atsuko, Trevan Wong, Saito Koichi 

  • Thursday November 26, 2020 | 12 noon PST to Thursday December 10, 2020 | 1PM PST

  • Online

  • Pay what you can: $0/$10/$20

  • 50 mins

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About the series:

This popular series offers informative and inspiring shows by BC dance companies and artists, highlighting a wide range of dance genres.

Fall 2020:
Due to COVID-19, Fall 2020 Discover Dance! performances will be streamed online.

Spring 2021:
Live performances will be physically-distanced with very limited capacity. Tickets will go on sale approximately two months prior to each show.
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Please note the following:
· Advance sales only: we will not be selling tickets at the door
· Patrons should arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the show, or as directed by staff
· Patrons are asked to follow physical distancing protocols and procedures at our venue. Patrons must wear masks when entering the venue, and are encouraged to wear masks in the theatre during the performance.
· The bar will be closed
· If you are sick, please STAY HOME – we will be happy to refund your ticket

Spring 2021 shows will also be filmed for streaming on our YouTube channel for a limited time, at a later date. Details TBA.


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