Dance

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

 

James Jones, also known as Notorious Cree, is one of the instructors for this year’s Crimson Coast Dance Society Body Talk Hip Hop Pow Wow. (Photo courtesy Norman Wong)

Crimson Coast Dance Society’s spring break camp returns to online format

Week-long Body Talk Hip Hop Pow Wow to feature new and returning instructors

 

Cindy Foggit plays the lead role of Eliza in Passion and Performance’s film production Eliza: An Adaption of a Christmas Carol. (Courtesy of Rachel Paish)

Victoria adult dance studio releases modern adaption of A Christmas Carol

Instead of usual stage performance, dance studio turns to film

Cindy Foggit plays the lead role of Eliza in Passion and Performance’s film production Eliza: An Adaption of a Christmas Carol. (Courtesy of Rachel Paish)
The Smokey Valley Drum and Dance group is one of the groups taking part in Crimson Coast Dance Society’s inaugural Sum̓sháthut Festival. (Photo courtesy Tsatassaya White)

Indigenous artists mark winter solstice with new music and dance festival

Nanaimo’s Crimson Coast Dance Society presents virtual Sum̓sháthut (Sun) Festival

The Smokey Valley Drum and Dance group is one of the groups taking part in Crimson Coast Dance Society’s inaugural Sum̓sháthut Festival. (Photo courtesy Tsatassaya White)
Nanaimo ballerina Jillian Vanstone is giving a hometown performance at the Port Theatre on Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy Karolina Kuras)

National Ballet of Canada principal dancer’s hometown return postponed

Nanaimo’s Jillian Vanstone will celebrate favourite choreographer at the Port Theatre at a later date

Nanaimo ballerina Jillian Vanstone is giving a hometown performance at the Port Theatre on Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy Karolina Kuras)
The eighth annual Victoria Flamenco Festival will be hosted on Youtube and Zoom from July 23 to 26, in response to the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
The eighth annual Victoria Flamenco Festival will be hosted on Youtube and Zoom from July 23 to 26, in response to the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Shannon Moreno and her sons Mattias and Edward Johansson (from left) dance in their backyard. Crimson Coast Dance Society is asking families to send in videos of themselves dancing to be compiled and shown at this year’s Infringing Dance Festival. (Photo supplied)

Home dance videos to be part of this year’s Infringing Dance Festival

Crimson Coast Dance Society seeking ‘backyard dance’ submissions to compile into video

Shannon Moreno and her sons Mattias and Edward Johansson (from left) dance in their backyard. Crimson Coast Dance Society is asking families to send in videos of themselves dancing to be compiled and shown at this year’s Infringing Dance Festival. (Photo supplied)
March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!

March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!

From Festival Nanaimo’s 40-plus events to waterfront sights and sounds, mid-Island city has it all

  • Mar 2, 2020
March (or drive) into the Harbour City this month!
Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box

Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box

Company debuting its take on The Little Prince, as well as other new works, March 21-22

Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box
Join a cross-cultural celebration at One World 2020

Join a cross-cultural celebration at One World 2020

Pearson College UWC students present a slice of their cultures in dance, song and more, March 20-21

Join a cross-cultural celebration at One World 2020
MONIQUE SALEZ: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet sure to feature stunning choreography

MONIQUE SALEZ: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet sure to feature stunning choreography

But company missed an opportunity to feature diverse retelling of this classic tale

MONIQUE SALEZ: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet sure to feature stunning choreography
Unique Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser

Unique Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser

Four Greater Victoria charities to benefit from fun and romantic event at the Da Vinci Centre

Unique Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser
Dance Victoria: The Trocks are in town!

Dance Victoria: The Trocks are in town!

Dance Days 2020 performance roster includes two powerhouse presentations

Dance Victoria: The Trocks are in town!
Victoria’s David Ferguson earns second Chrystal Dance Prize

Victoria’s David Ferguson earns second Chrystal Dance Prize

Dance Victoria awards Suddenly Dance Theatre co-artistic director $20,000 for new project

  • Jan 7, 2020
Victoria’s David Ferguson earns second Chrystal Dance Prize
Yellowpoint holiday spectacle returns this weekend

Yellowpoint holiday spectacle returns this weekend

Musical variety show offers a wide range of genres, along with many of your seasonal favourites

Yellowpoint holiday spectacle returns this weekend
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and pianist Joyce Yang: a rewarding collaboration

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and pianist Joyce Yang: a rewarding collaboration

Choreographers develop distinct dances for Nov. 15-16 show, The Nutcracker returns, Nov. 30-Dec. 1

  • Oct 27, 2019
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and pianist Joyce Yang: a rewarding collaboration
Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord

Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord

World Accordion and Tango Festival offers international music and dance flavours Nov. 7-11

Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord
Island’s first international burlesque festival coming to Victoria
Island’s first international burlesque festival coming to Victoria
The World of Dance Live Tour returns to Victoria on Oct. 4 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Photo worldofdance.com/wodlivetour

A World of Dance awaits at Save-On-Foods

Past and present standouts from popular TV show to perform at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

  • Sep 16, 2019
The World of Dance Live Tour returns to Victoria on Oct. 4 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Photo worldofdance.com/wodlivetour