ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

SUPPORTING THE CREATION OF NEW WORK.

The Dance Centre’s Artist-in-Residence program provides studio space, mentorship and technical/administrative support to enable choreographers to develop their artistic vision through creation, teaching, outreach activities and performances. Technical residencies offer production support to artists preparing for full theatre presentations.

ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE 2019-2020

Contemporary, Improvisation

Emmalena Fredriksson

Emmalena Fredriksson is a contemporary dance artist living and working in Vancouver, Canada, as a guest on the ancestral unceded lands of the Coast Salish peoples. Her practice is defined by choreography as a relational practice in the expanded fields of dance...
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Contemporary

Joshua Beamish/ MOVETHECOMPANY

Founded in 2005, by its Artistic Director, Josh Beamish, MOVE: the company is a contemporary dance company based in Vancouver, BC committed to the creation and performance of original choreographic works by emerging and established artists, and pays tribute to...
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Contemporary

Les Productions Figlio

Founded by Artistic Director and choreographer Serge Bennathan in 2006, Les Productions Figlio is devoted to the creation of diverse artistic works that break creative barriers. Our projects encompass dance, theatre, music, multi-media, visual art and literary...
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Contemporary, Film

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre is devoted to creating contemporary dance and dance on screen with distinct integrity and artistry. OIS is determined to be innovative yet accessible, to push beyond traditional aesthetics and forms with unreserved ingenuity. ...
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Aboriginal

Raven Spirit Dance Company

The artistic vision of Raven Spirit Dance (RSD) is to share stories from an Aboriginal worldview. Our medium is contemporary dance; and, we incorporate other expressions such as traditional dance, theatre, puppetry and multi-media to tell these stories. RSD ...
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Traditional Metis, Contemporary

V'ni Dansi Society

V’ni Dansi is a Vancouver-based traditional Métis and contemporary dance company. Led by Yvonne Chartrand, V’ni Dansi is dedicated to preservation of Métis dance and innovation of Indigenous contemporary dance. Dancers perform Métis dance under ...
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Residency and lab artists also have the opportunity to be mentored through one-on-one sessions with senior artists.