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Member Spotlight: West Coast Tap Dance Collective

A monthly series where we shine the spotlight on one of our members. December features West Coast Tap Dance Collective

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Curator’s Notes , Dance In Vancouver

Curating Dance In Vancouver

The 13th edition of the biennial Dance In Vancouver platform takes place November 24-28. We spoke to guest international co-curator Angela Conquet, and guest co-curators Michelle Olson and Starr Muranko of Vancouver’s Raven Spirit Dance, about how they constructed a unique edition that is responsive to our rapidly changing times.

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Member Spotlight: Liat Har Lev

A monthly series where we shine the spotlight on one of our members. November features Liat Har Lev.

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Five Minutes With...

Yvonne Chartrand on Métis Dances

The next edition of our Discover Dance! series features V’ni Dansi’s Louis Riel Métis Dancers. We sat down (virtually!) with V’ni Dansi’s Artistic Director (and champion jigger) Yvonne Chartrand to find out more. 

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Rama Vaidyanathan + Jai Govinda

The Dance Centre is partnering with Vancouver’s Mandala Arts and Culture to present Sannidhanam – a new work choreographed by world-renowned Indian bharata natyam artist Rama Vaidyanathan, commissioned by Mandala and streaming on demand November 8 -15. We sat down (virtually) with Rama and Mandala’s Jai Govinda to find out more.

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Dance In Vancouver

DIV Curatorial Statement

The 13th biennial Dance In Vancouver is coming up November 24-28! This event is designed to connect presenters from around the world with the West Coast Canadian dance scene, and showcase a range of work to local audiences. Our curators – Angela Conquet from Melbourne, Australia, and Michelle Olson and Starr Muranko from Vancouver – have responded to the challenges the pandemic has created for dance with a distinctive approach. Here is their wonderfully inspiring curatorial statement.

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