The Friday Round Up

3…2…1..It’s here!  Tonight and tomorrow night DanceHouse’s final show of the season, Gallim Dance in Blush!  Come one, come all to see this spectacular company from New York City (but with it’s roots in Batsheva Dance Company from Israel!) Deborah Jowitt of New York’s Village Voice says “Miller seems to love creating images of fierce abandon and ungainliness within order, and to make us both laugh and sympathize with the dogged, stumblebum performers—all the while relishing them as the virtuosos that they are.” Aaaand, all those present at the show will hear the “hot off the press” announcement for DanceHouse’s 2012/13 Season…  Playhouse 8pm, tickets available at the door both nights.
PS-Playhouse remains open for all non-Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company performances.

Sunday March 25 New Works : Dance Allsorts presents Silk Road Ensemble with guests Wen Wei Wang, Andrea Moneiro and Michelle Harding. The ensemble pioneered Chinese-Western musical fusion and continues to be at the forefront of new artistic directions. Silk Road presents Steps on the Road, conjuring the world on one stage with vibrant imagination, weaving through sound and steps, imprinting their global vision with some of Vancouver’s finest dancers with roots from around the world. At the Roundhouse Community Centre, 2pm. Tix Photo courtesy of New Works website

SFU Repertory Dance Company present new contemporary dance including works by faculty members Marla Eist and Rob Kitsos and guest choreographers Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Paras Terezakis and Tiffany Tregarthen, performed by select students in the Contemporary Arts Dance Program. March 28-31, 8pm Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, SFU School for the Contemporary Arts 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver. Tix

A Moving, dance performed and created by Rob Kitsos, Kim Stevenson and Katie DeVries with music by Martin Gotfrit. The title of this new dance is taken from a discussion in 1982 between Monroe Beardsley, Sally Banes, and Noel Carroll about the nature of what constitutes dance movement. Thursday March 29 at various times throughout the day.  At the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC. Info

The Vancouver Tap Ensemble presents at the Dance Centre’s noon hour series. Heyday showcases work inspired by some of the tap legends of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, along with newly created dances which celebrate the diversity of tap and its many influences. March 29 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre. Tix

~ by DanceHouse on March 23, 2012.

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