The Friday Round Up

You can just feel it in the air – all that dance, all these visiting dancers and dance lovers filling the streets of our wonderful city! We love Dance in Vancouver!

Dance In Vancouver continues this week with some great shows, studio showings and talk backs! There are too many to mention here, but go to Dance In Vancouver for listings, and here for the many FREE studio showings and other events.

Friday November 22 battery opera presents Bobs Salon. Bob’s Salon Series is an ongoing series that invites musicians, dancers, actors and the audience into a rigorous improvisational structure.This time Bob’s Salon is switching up the improv’s sexual tendencies. Mina Shum provides the story, Peggy Lee and Veda Hille provide the music, Josh Martin and his manly friends provide the dance. Don’t miss it! Doors at 9pm, action at 10pm, at the Hopbopshop, 150 McLean Dr, 2nd Floor.

Tonight and tomorrow night you can still catch the 605 Collective in New Animal. Directed by commissioned choreographer Dana Gingras, New Animal is a ferocious work created with and specifically for 605 Collective, exploiting the supreme versatility of its five dancers. Suffused with raw, unbridled energy, groove, ludic interaction and a hunger for movement, the performers reclaim their animal bodies as a means of becoming fully human. The 605 Collective has just toured this piece around the province to rave reviews, so grab the opportunity to go see it now! At the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 8pm. Tix.

Also tonight and tomorrow you can catch SFU Dance students in The Fall Collection, new contemporary dance works created by School of Contemporary Arts (SCA) Dance faculty Rob Kitsos and Cheryl Prophet, recent SCA MFA graduate Daisy Thompson, and guest choreographers Alvin Tolentino and Santa Aloi. At the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards. 8pm, Tix at the door.

Thursday November 28, as part of it’s Discover Dance! Series, theph-project-soul-line-trick_1000 Dance Centre presents Project Soul. Project Soul is a high-impact crew working at the forefront of Vancouver’s urban dance scene, with a reputation for bringing street dance in its rawest form to audiences of all ages. In an exciting presentation of hip hop, popping, locking, breakdancing, waacking and more, the company will demonstrate the many different aspects of street dance, its spontaneity and freshness, and powerful creative drive. ScotiaBank Dance Centre, noon. Tix (Photo Paul Hampartsoumain.)

~ by DanceHouse on November 22, 2013.

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