The Friday Round Up

Hello, my little chickadees. Did you miss us? After Louise Lecavalier, we needed a week to get our heads back on straight.

Here are some things you might like to see this week, in the wonderful world of dance:

Come and Dance is the name of a new festival presented by Compagnie V’ni Dansi . This festival of Aboriginal dance, includes West Coast and contemporary dance performances, Métis contemporary and community dance, November 16-19 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Tickets: Single day tickets: $20 non-members; $15 members; $5 students. For more information call 604.636.7075.

Noam Gagnon in a corset

Noam Gagnon, photo by Chris Randle.

Do you love Noam Gagnon as we do? If you, you’ll want to head to the Shadbolt Centre tonight or tomorrow at 8pm for Thank You, You’re not Welcome, a reworking of 10 Things You’ll Hate About Me. Tix and info at

Tonight is also the last night of 3-Fold, Ballet BC’s latest, with two premieres and a reprise of a work created in 2009. Choreography by Walter Matteini, Simone Orlando, and Robert Glumbek.

If ballet is your bag, you may want to check out Coastal City Ballet with its inaugural season-opener, a mixed programme of excerpts from Paquita, Three Preludes and new material from Charlene Hart, Farley Johansson, and Li Yarning. at the ACT in Maple Ridge, tonight.

Finally, mark next Wed-Fri on your calenders for the Dance Centre’s annual Dance in Vancouver showcase. Highlighted artists include battery opera, Out Innerpace, Jennifer Clarke, Shay Kuebler, the 605 Collective, and Wen Wei Dance. More info here.



~ by DanceHouse on November 18, 2011.

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