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Curator’s Notes

Curating DIV: Dieter Jaenicke

Every two years The Dance Centre presents Dance In Vancouver (DIV) which celebrates BC’s contemporary dance scene. DIV draws curators and presenters from across Canada and around the world, opening the doors to potential future exchanges, collaborations and tours. The curator of this edition, which takes place November 20-24, is Dieter Jaenicke, Director of international tanzmesse nrw in Germany. In this guest post he reflects on his experience as DIV curator.

Five Minutes With...

Andrew Nemr of Vancouver Tap Dance Society

The Vancouver Tap Dance Society performs on November 14 as part of our Discover Dance! series. We caught up with Artistic Director Andrew Nemr for a quick Q&A about his history with dance and what he loves most about tap.


Action at a Distance

A monthly series where we shine the spotlight on one of our members. November features Action at a Distance’s Artistic Director Vanessa Goodman.


UK Research Project

Our Member Services Coordinator Hilary Maxwell and dance artist Vanessa Goodman are in the UK this week on a research trip organized in collaboration with DanceEast, where they will meet and network with artists and organizations.


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12 Minutes Max

12 Minutes Max: Choreography, Creation and Human Connection

Ana Sosa, Dance//Novella, Linda Hayes, and Rachel Helten discuss the works they are developing during the fall edition of 12 Minutes Max, which will be shared at a free studio showing on November 5 at 6pm.

Curator’s Notes

Split: A Sharp, Elegant Masterpiece

Lucy Guerin’s Split has been staged over 70 times since its premiere in 2017: this sharp, elegant masterpiece comes to Vancouver October 16 & 17. Our Executive Director Mirna Zagar discusses the piece and why it’s taking the dance world by storm.