The Friday Round Up

Tis the season for end of year student shows.  But we are not talking recitals here – many of these graduating students will go on to dance with some of the best companies both here in Canada and in the US and Europe.  The works they perform at their end of year shows are of  an extraordinary calibre.  So go on out to support these young dancers……!

First off this Friday and Saturday is the Arts Umbrella Season Finale. The culmination of months of exploration and rehearsal,  these bold and innovative works are created for AUDC dancers by prominent choreographers Walter Metteini, Aszure Barton, Lesley Telford, James Kudelka, Emily Molnar, Sidra Bell, and Gioconda Barbuto. At the Vancouver Playhouse. Friday and Saturday 8pm, Saturday matinee 2pm. Tix

May 28 and 28 Modus Operandi Contemporary Dance Training Program presents new works by Serge Bennathan, Shay Kuebler and David Raymond performed by the MO 2013 members alongside a screening of the student Dance on Screen works created, filmed, directed and edited by MO. This is truly an evening to see some great contemporary dance at the Dance Centre, 8pm. Tix

Lamondance May 30,31 and June 1 presents it’s end of year show with a full length work created for the occasion. See an excerpt here. At the Dance Centre, 8pm, Saturday matinee 2pm. Tix

Wenwei Brief EncountersTonight and tomorrow The rEvolver Festival presents Brief Encounters Rekindled, where two favourite artist pairings from past shows have been asked to rekindle their collaborations over a six week period and create a longer version of their original work! Oh, what a surprising twist on Brief Encounters! We can’t wait to see what happens… From Brief Encounters 18Jeff Gladstone (actor) and Laura Lee Schultz (DIY Media Producer). From Brief Encounters 11Wen Wei Wang (Dance Artist) and Pia Massie (Filmmaker). At the Cultch, times and tix.

Tuesday May 28 in an informal, relaxed amosphere enjoy an early evening of MascallDance’s last of the BLOOM series with excerpts from 6 emerging choreographers, paired with wine and comedy by Jenn Griffin! Tix only $10 which includes a glass of wine! MascallDance studio, 1130 Jervis St, Vancouver.4:30 open bar, 5:15 show.

~ by DanceHouse on May 24, 2013.

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