Dancing on the Edge Festival, Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, kicked off July 4 and runs through July 13 at various venues in Vancouver, including DOTE’s home venue, the Firehall Arts Centre. This year’s festival showcases over 30 performances involving more than 20 choreographers and companies. Artists from across Canada, and around the globe will dance on stages and in the streets during the 10-day festival, in full length and mixed bill programs, as well as site-specific works.
This year’s lineup includes: Vancouver’s Ziyian Kwan, Tara Cheyenne Performance, Rachel Meyer, MascallDance, Kirsten Wicklund, Alejandra Miranda Caballero, Mahaila Patterson-O’Brien, Meredith Kalaman, Helen Walkley, WAREHAUS dance collective, Sujit Vaidya, Clala Dance Project/Tomoyo Yamada, Jennifer McLeish-Lewis, Isabelle Kirouac & Nayana Fielkov, Soleful Dance/Alexandra Clancy, Shelley Cox, and Raven Spirit Dance, Paulo Lima/Experimentus Cia. De Danca (Brazil), Dab Dance Project (Korea), Danse Carpe Diem (Montreal), Nasim Lootij/Vâtchik Danse (Montreal), Linnea Swan (Calgary), Pam Tzang (Calgary), Jolene Bailie/Gearshifting Performance Works (Winnipeg), and more.
Dancing on the Edge Passes:
The EDGE 4 Pack $85.00
(Four tickets, works out to just over $21/ticket)
The EDGE 6 Pack $120.00
(Six tickets, works out to just $20/ticket)
Single tickets available through the Firehall Arts Centre Box Office at 604.689.0926 or online at tickets.firehallartscentre.ca.
Venues: Firehall Arts Centre, SFU Woodward’s, along with site-specific work at various locations.
For more information on the Dancing on the Edge Festival, visit dancingontheedge.org or call 604-689-0926.