Friday Roundup

We’re baaaack!  So happy to be back – we’ve missed you!  This is going to be a great dance season, so tell all your friends about us ok?

To start the season off on Friday and Saturday Sept 28/29 Dancehouse presents Cedar Lake Contemporary Dance Company. Through their daring, athletic movement and integration of classical technique into contemporary and popular forms, the dancers of Cedar Lake take audiences on a choreographic journey that explores the infinite possibilities of movement and multimedia.They will perform three works: Violet Kid by DanceHouse favourite Hofesh Shechter, Tuplet by Alexander Ekman, and Crystal Pite’s Grace Engine; repertoire that shows off the company’s downtown edge and personality as featured in the film The Adjustment Bureau. Come check out one of the most exciting dance ensembles working today. 8pm Vancouver Playhouse Tix.

And to make your Dancehouse experience even better Speaking of Dance, our long-running free series of talks by dance experts, provides insight and intelligence about our upcoming performances. Tuesday, September 25, 7pm join author and dance critic Kaija Pepper for an informative talk about Cedar Lake. Special guest, Benoit-Swan Pouffer, artistic director of Cedar Lake. FREE! at the Audain Gallery, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts SFU Woodward’s 149 West Hastings Street.

Saturday September 15 come to the Dance Centre’s open house. A day of free open classes, workshops, studio showings and events, celebrating Canada’s flagship dance facility and the diversity of our community! Some of the goodies to be sampled include a studio showing of  Amber Funk Barton’s latest piece with her company the response, artists and youth engaged in the MACHiNENOiSY/Queer Arts Festival project The Law of Proximity, and  Nia – a fusion movement practice blending dance, martial arts and healing with Raman Holot.  All day, Dance Centre for times and more info.
Also at the Dance Centre the Global Dance Connections series presents a program of contemporary dance from Germany. fabien prioville dance company Sept 21 Morgan Nardi Choreography Sept 22, 8pm. Tix.
That’s it for now folks – stay tuned next week for more great dance events in this the 2012/13 Vancouver dance season!
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~ by DanceHouse on September 14, 2012.

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