In The Spotlight

Global Dance Connections: Zab Maboungou Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata April 6-8
Contemporary African dance work explores time and memory/photo Kevin Calixte Read More...
Discover Dance! Aeriosa March 30
Noon series features aerial dance company/photo Tim Matheson
Creative Collaboration March 31
Panel discussion and showing of work by dance artists and their collaborators/photo Lesley Telford | Inverso by David Cooper Read More...
Global Dance Connections: Lesley Telford | Inverso April 20-22
Triple bill of works blending dance and poetry/photo David Cooper Read More...
12 Minutes Max Studio Showing April 11
Short new works developed by emerging choreographers/photo Greer Whillans by Mavreen David Read More...
Working Class professional contemporary classes
Presented by the Training Society of Vancouver in partnership with The Dance Centre/photo Yvonne Chew Read More...

What's New

Video message: Eury Chang and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

Video message: Eury Chang + Natalie Tin Yin Gan

2016-2017 tickets and subscriptions

Member Spotlight: Olivia C Davies

On the blog: Zab Maboungou's Mozongi

Business of Dance: info sessions for artists

Call for submissions: Yulanda M Faris Choreographers Program

Our Building

Scotiabank Dance Centre has seven studios with sprung floors, including a black box performance and production space, available for rent for rehearsals, classes, workshops, performances and special events.

Take our virtual tour.

What's On at Scotiabank Dance Centre

Office space available for rent

Support Dance

SOULdiers photo Chris Randle
SOULdiers photo Chris Randle

Find out how you can support the work of The Dance Centre and help us build and sustain a healthy dance sector in BC.

Make a donation, join our Choreographer's Circle, support an Endowment or Fund, leave a gift in your will, or volunteer.

Open House/Wen Wei Dance by Chris Randle

Established in 1986 as a resource centre for the dance profession and the public in British Columbia, The Dance Centre has grown into a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance.

Our goal is to support the development of a vibrant dance scene in BC and increase the profile of dance, by providing resources and services for the dance profession; presenting programs and events for artists and a broad public; operating Scotiabank Dance Centre, Canada's flagship dance facility; and promoting BC dance.


Including the bimonthly Dance Central, and other dance writing booklets.
Read our 2016-2017 season brochure.

The Dance Centre 2016-2017 Season Brochure

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Video Messages

Produced with the generous support of our partners at EcoVideo.

January 2017: Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg and Silvia Gribaudi

Video message: Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg and Silvia Gribaudi

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