Vancouver is home to the longest running contemporary dance festival in Canada.
Dancing on the Edge is celebrating its 34th year with several world and Canadian premieres.
It kicks off on July 7 with Action at a Distance's Core/Us, which was conceived by renowned Vancouver choreographer Vanessa Goodman.
The festival is also presenting one of last year's "COVID Commissions" live— Raven Spirit Dance's Confluence.
Below, you can read articles about the festival by Georgia Straight writers.
Arts Features Jul 8
It has all of the zany elements that her shows are known for, but it's also very autobiographical. Arts Features Jul 6
Performing solo with puppets is just one aspect of a show that's intended to fill the space with bodies in the safest way possible. Arts Features Jun 25
The celebrated Quebec-based choreographer shares some deep thoughts in advance of her upcoming performances at the 34th annual festival in Vancouver. Arts Features Jun 24
Confluence and Maamawi: Together Through The Fire are two of the performances scheduled at the 34th annual event. Arts Features Jun 24
Francesca Frewer, Alexa Mardon, and Erika Mitsuhashi mentored one another for these works, which will be presented at the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Arts Features Jun 16
Her longtime collaborator, James Proudfoot, designed the lighting for the show, which features dancers Adrian de Leeuw, Eowynn Enquist, Ted Littlemore, and Anya Saugstad. Arts Features Jun 2
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