Video Messages

Video Messages

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October 2017: Alvin Erasga Tolentino introduces the 11th biennial Dance In Vancouver:

Video Message: Dance In Vancouver 2017

August 2017: Joshua Beamish talks about his upcoming work Saudade:

Video Message: Joshua Beamish

July 2017: Executive Director Mirna Zagar and Board Member Carolyn Chan introduce our 2017-2018 season:

Video message introducing our 2017-2018 season

June 2017: Marissa Wong of TWObigsteps collective introduces her work, to be shown as part of 12 Minutes Max on June 16:

Video message: Marissa Wong

May 2017: Wen Wei Wang, Artistic Director of Wen Wei Dance and one of our Artists-in-Residence this season, introduces his upcoming work Dialogue:

Video message: Wen Wei Wang May 2017

February 2017: Eury Chang (Creative Dominion) and Natalie Tin Yin Gan introduce their DanceLab research and upcoming studio showing:

Video message: DanceLab with Eury Chang and Natalie Tin Yin Gan

January 2017: Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg and Silvia Gribaudi introduce their new collaboration empty.swimming.pool:

Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg + Silvia Gribaudi video message

November 2016: Artist-in-Residence Yvonne Chartrand of V'ni Dansi:

November video message: Yvonne Chartrand

September 2016: Noam Gagnon, Artistic Director of Vision Impure, introduces his upcoming new work This Crazy Show:

Noam Gagnon video message

August 2016: Executive Director Mirna Zagar offers a preview of the upcoming 2016-2017 season:

Video Message August 2016: Season Preview

June 2016: Artist-in-Residence Julianne Chapple talks about her upcoming work at the Dancing on the Edge Festival:

Video message: Julianne Chapple

May 2016: Dance artists Akeisha de Baat and Nathan Todd introduce the work they will perform for 12 Minutes Max on June 3:

May video message

April 2016: Amber Funk Barton, Artistic Director of the response., introduces her company's event on International Dance Day April 29:

Video message: Amber Funk Barton

March 2016: Karen Pitkethly, Artistic Director of Karen Flamenco, talks about her company's upcoming Discover Dance! show on April 21:

Video message: Karen Flamenco

February 2016: Choreographer Martha Carter introduces Words in Motion, a co-production with the Chan Centre:

January 2016: Company 605's Josh Martin and Lisa Gelley talk about their DanceLab project:

Video message with Company 605

December 2015: tap dancer Danny Nielsen gives our 2015 holiday message, in both words and tap!

Video message with Danny Nielsen December 2015

October 2015: David McIntosh of battery opera performance introduces M/Hotel, which can be seen at Dance In Vancouver in November 2015. 

Video message: M/Hotel at Dance In Vancouver

September 2015: Alvin Erasga Tolentino and Pichet Klunchun talk about their new collaboration Unwrapping Culture:

Video message: Alvin Erasga Tolentino and Pichet Klunchun

August 2015: Mirna Zagar, Executive Director of The Dance Centre, introduces the 2015-2016 season:

Video message with Mirna Zagar, August 2015

May 2015: Kathryn Ricketts, one of the curators of 12 Minutes Max, introduces the program and the upcoming performance on June 12, 2015:

Video message May 2015

April 2015: Rob Helina and Anna Golod of Port-O-Swing Dance School Vancouver talk about their work and their upcoming event for International Dance Day on April 29:

February 2015: Choreographer Serge Bennathan talks about his new work Monsieur Auburtin, co-presented with Chutzpah!PLUS March 26-28, 2015.

Video message with choreographer Serge Bennathan

January 2015: Artists-in-Residence Delia Brett and Daelik of MACHiNENOiSY introduce their forthcoming new work Time Machine.

Video message with MACHiNENOiSY

December 2014: Dance Centre Board Treasurer Roman Goldmann asks for your support this holiday season.

Dance Centre December video message

November 2014: Dance artist Su-Feh Lee introduces the Migrant Bodies international choreographic research project.

Video message: Su-Feh Lee and Migrant Bodies

October 2014: Choreographer Donna Redlick and architect Rui Nunes talk about their DanceLab collaboration.

October 2014 video message

September 2014: Jacky Essombe talks about African dance and her Discover Dance! noon show on September 18.

Video message with Jacky Essombe

August 2014: Dance Centre Executive Director Mirna Zagar, and dance artist/Board Director Starr Muranko introduce the 2014-15 season.

August 2014 video message

June 2014: Choreographer Vanessa Goodman (recipient of the Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award) and sound artist Gabriel Saloman introduce what belongs to you, which premieres in July.

May 2014: Choreographer Anna Kraulis introduces the research she is undertaking as part of the DanceLab program.

Video message with choreographer Anna Kraulis

April 2014: Julia Taffe, Artistic Director of Aeriosa, talks about her forthcoming event on International Dance Day.

Video message: Aeriosa's Julia Taffe

March 2014: Sidra Bell, Artistic Director of Sidra Bell Dance New York, talks about her company and her forthcoming Vancouver performances, co-presented with the Chutzpah! Festival.

Video message with Sidra Bell, of Sidra Bell Dance New York

February 2014: Debbie Karras and guest teacher Serguei Makarov introduce the Dovbush Dancers, performing for the Discover Dance! series in March.

January 2014: Josh Martin and Lisa Gelley of 605 Collective (Artists-in-Residence 2013-14) introduce their work Inheritor Album, presented by The Dance Centre with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (Mac users click here)

Video message with 605 Collective

December 2013: Executive Director Mirna Zagar looks back over the highlights of 2013 and asks for your support in the coming year (Mac users click here).

November 2013: Choreographer/dancer Shay Kuebler and Dance Centre Board Chair Ingrid Tsui (Mac users click here.)

November 2013: Lee Su-Feh of battery opera performance talks about Dance In Vancouver, running November 20-23. (Mac users click here.)

September 2013: Suragini Ravindran and Rohan D'silva of the Shiamak Dance Team introduce Shiamak's Bollywood Jazz, which kicks off our Discover Dance! noon hour series. (Mac users click here)

August 2013: Tap dancer/choreographer Danny Nielsen talks about his new show, premiering September 14, 2013. (Mac users click here.)

August 2013: Executive Director Mirna Zagar introduces The Dance Centre's 2013-2014 season. (Mac users click here.)

May 2013: Vanessa Goodman and Ziyian Kwan talk about we all know Jane, an evening of new work premiering June 21-22. (Mac users click here.)

April 2013: Starr Muranko introduces her new research project The Spine of Mother Earth, for National Dance Week. (Mac users click here.)

March 2013: Artist-in-Residence Martha Carter introduces her new work Speaking in Ligeti. (Mac users click here.)

February 2013: Margaret Grenier, Executive and Artistic Director of the Dancers of Damelahamid, talks about the work she is developing during her residency this season. (Mac users click here.)

January 2013: Su-Feh Lee and Benoit Lachambre talk about their new work Body-Scan: Sweet Gyre. (Mac users click here.)

December 2012: Executive Director Mirna Zagar reflects on 2012 and asks for your support in the coming year. (Mac users click here.)

November 2012: Shay Kuebler talks about his new work KAROSHI (death by overwork) - Mac users click here.

October 2012: flamenco dancer/choreographer Rosario Ancer talks about her DanceLab research work with theatre director Katrina Dunn. (Mac users click here.)

September 2012: Claire French and James Maxwell of Restless Productions talk about their piece The Moment of Forgetting. (Mac users click here.)

August 2012: Executive Director Mirna Zagar introduces The Dance Centre's 2012-13 season.

June 2012: Tannis Hugill talks about her DanceLab research.

May 2012: Artist-in-Residence Barbara Bourget introduces her new solo A Simple Way.

April 2012: Choreographer Simone Orlando talks about National Dance Week, International Dance Day, and what dance means to her.

March 2012: Julia Carr and Meghan Goodman of the Body Narratives Collective talk about their work during the DanceLab interdisciplinary research project.

February 2012: choreographer Joe Laughlin talks about Lola MacLaughlin, the LOLA Projects and the first Lola Award.

January 2012: choreographer and Artist-in-Residence Shannon Moreno introduces her new work, Something(s) Relative.

November 2011: featuring Dance In Vancouver guest curator Michael Trent, from Toronto's Dancemakers.

October 2011: Choreographer Martha Carter talks about the 10x10x10 Project, a collaboration between choreographers and composers.