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Dance

The city's dance scene is as eclectic as its cultural makeup, and ranges from traditional Japanese and Chinese dance to classical ballet and edgy contemporary.

There are over 30 professional dance companies and many more independent choreographers in the Vancouver area. The hub of the scene is downtown's Scotiabank Dance Centre, with a complete line up of performances, classes and workshops throughout the year, including everything from Brazilian capoeira and Spanish flamenco to Indian classical dancing.  

For classical enthusiasts, Ballet British Columbia mixes fixtures of the canon with newer works by Canadian and international artists.  Most performances are held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, downtown's 2,700-seat, ultramodern concert hall. 

Dance is a major part of several annual festivals.  Each winter, the city hosts PuSh, an international performing arts event showcasing genre-bending and often visionary contemporary works of dance and other disciplines.  Spring brings the Vancouver International Dance Festival, a month-long celebration of contemporary dance.  And summer is highlighted by Dancing on the Edge, presenting progressive contemporary pieces by local artists in an edgy setting in East Vancouver.

Finally, unique to Vancouver, the annual Talking Stick Festival showcases traditional and contemporary aboriginal dancing, storytelling and other performances by the region's first nations peoples.

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17th Vancouver International Tap Festival

  • September 01 - September 04
  • Norman Rothstein Theatre
  • 950 West 41st Avenue
    Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7
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Afternoon Family Cruise

  • August 28 - August 28
  • Aboard MV Britannia
  • 501 Denman Street (at W Georgia St)
    Vancouver, BC V6G 2W9
  • Admission: Adults $26, Kids $18.50, Children $15.50
  • Contact: Angelita
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Co.ERASGA presents Collected, Traces and Still Here

  • September 14 - September 17
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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DanceSport BC presents SnowBall Classic 2016

  • November 12 - November 13
  • Hyatt Regency
  • 655 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, V6C 2R7
  • Admission: $25 - $166
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JOE INK presents 4OUR 2016

  • September 19 - September 19
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Admission: $39.50
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Summer Salsa Cruise Series 2016

  • July 02 - September 10
  • Aboard MV Britannia
  • 501 Denman Street ( at W Georgia St)
    Vancouver, BC V6G 2W9
  • Admission: $28.00 in advance, $33.00 at the door
  • Contact: Angelita
  • Phone: 604-312-6772
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The Dance Centre presents Discover Dance! 2016/2017

  • September 29 - April 27
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC 6B 2G6
  • Admission: various prices
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The Dance Centre presents Global Dance Connections Series 2016/17

  • October 20 - May 27
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC 6B 2G6
  • Admission: various prices
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The Dance Centre presents Simile

  • September 10 - September 10
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Contact: The Dance Centre
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Alessandro Sciarroni

  • February 02 - February 04
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Jan Martens

  • January 18 - January 20
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Kinesis Dance somatheatro

  • March 01 - March 04
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Lesley Telford

  • April 20 - April 22
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Contact: The Dance Centre
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Noam Gagnon | Vision Impure

  • October 20 - October 22
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Tara Cheyenne Performance + Silvia Gribaudi

  • February 16 - February 18
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Wen Wei Dance

  • May 25 - May 27
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series: Zab Maboungou | Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata

  • April 06 - April 08
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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V'ni Dansi and The Dance Centre present Louis Riel Day Celebration

  • November 12 - November 12
  • Scotiabank Dance Centre
  • 677 Davie St
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
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