Community-Engaged, Contemporary, Film, Improvisation, Multidisciplinary, Physical Theatre, Site-specific, Theatre, Urban
Led by artistic co-directors Lisa Gelley and Josh Martin, Company 605 is an arts organization based in Vancouver, on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded Indigenous territories of Coast Salish Peoples. Producing various dance projects and performances through shared creative process, the artists place emphasis on rigorous choreographic propositions and movement invention, building physically demanding work that juxtaposes raw with precision, and highlights effort, risk and interconnection.
Creating and Touring an expanding repertoire of diverse works and projects, the company has performed from coast to coast in over 30 cities across Canada, as well as in the US, Central America, Europe, Asia and Australia. 605's short films have been shown at over 50 dance-on-screen events globally.