Dancing on the Edge Festival

Dancing on the Edge Festival

Dancing on the Edge Festival

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The Dancing on the Edge Festival (DOTE) returns for its 36th year this spring from Thursday, June 13 to Saturday, June 22 at various venues across the Lower Mainland including Firehall Arts Centre, Scotiabank Dance Centre and SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, as well as an off-site presentation at select Vancouver parks.

Single tickets, Festival Passes, and Festival 4-Packs are available online at www.dancingontheedge.org or by phone at 604.689.0926.

One of the most eagerly anticipated events in British Columbia’s contemporary dance scene, DOTE is a significant contributor to the Canadian arts and culture community for both artists and audiences. This year’s Festival will once again deliver high caliber, exhilarating, innovative, and spell-binding dance works. Featuring over 30 performances across 10 days, DOTE audiences will be witness to world premieres, Western Canadian debuts, and works-in-progress from some of the most sought-after contemporary Canadian choreographers. This year’s lineup showcases the diversity of dance across Canada, reflecting its rich tapestry of cultural influences and contributing further to the evolution of this multifaceted art form.

The 36th annual Festival kicks off with the world premiere of Company 605’s latest work, lossy, co-presented with SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs; and features OURO Collective’s 7y98D; the world premiere of EDAM’s Dead Weighting; Kelly McInnes’ Late Stage Remedy; the Western Canadian premiere of Gorgeous Tongue by Lara Kramer Danse (Montreal); the B.C. premiere of Wéi 成为 by tiger princess dance projects (Toronto); the Vancouver premieres of Method Dance Society’s Behind Veiled Eyes (Prince George) as well as Lasterday, with choreography by Hanna Kiel/Kaeja d’Dance (Toronto); Calder White’s Nowing; Simran Sachar’s Act Twenty Five; the world premiere of Clala Dance Project’s Uchi うち; the Western Canadian premieres of FakeKnot’s Croquis as well as since then, with choreography by Peggy Baker (Toronto); the world premiere of Helen Walkley’s blocking; Belle Spirale Dance Projects’ assemble; Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY’s SALT; Cristina Bucci’s Sisu; and the world premiere of Furious Grace Dance Theatre’s Gravity in Your Eyes.

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2024-06-13 to



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