Dance

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

 

Landmarks such as Howard the giant gnome at Galey's Farm in Saanich make a stunning backdrop for celebratory dance in the Greater Victoria Festival Society trailer for its coming Dance Victoria campaign. (Screeshot/Greater Victoria Festival Society)

Residents’ videos help campaign Dance Across Victoria

Celebratory dance clips to be compiled into Greater Victoria Festival Society video

 

Cindy Foggit plays the lead role of Eliza in Passion and Performance’s film production Eliza: An Adaption of a Christmas Carol. (Courtesy of Rachel Paish)

Victoria adult dance studio releases modern adaption of A Christmas Carol

Instead of usual stage performance, dance studio turns to film

 

Gurdeep Pandher and Black Press Media journalist Devon Bidal mash up Highlands dance with bangra for a video during his visit to Vancouver Island. (Screengrab Twitter/@GurdeepPandher)

VIDEO: Internet bhangra sensation, Black Press Media journalist make dance mash-up

Saanich News’ Devon Bidal, Gurdeep Pander combine Bhangra, Highland dance

Gurdeep Pandher and Black Press Media journalist Devon Bidal mash up Highlands dance with bangra for a video during his visit to Vancouver Island. (Screengrab Twitter/@GurdeepPandher)
Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The eighth annual Victoria Flamenco Festival will be hosted on Youtube and Zoom from July 23 to 26, in response to the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
The eighth annual Victoria Flamenco Festival will be hosted on Youtube and Zoom from July 23 to 26, in response to the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?
Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box

Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box

Company debuting its take on The Little Prince, as well as other new works, March 21-22

Ballet Victoria: Taking a step outside the box
Traditional and contemporary dances are a big part of the annual One World production staged at the McPherson Playhouse. Photo courtesy Pearson College UWC

Join a cross-cultural celebration at One World 2020

Pearson College UWC students present a slice of their cultures in dance, song and more, March 20-21

Traditional and contemporary dances are a big part of the annual One World production staged at the McPherson Playhouse. Photo courtesy Pearson College UWC
Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser for four Greater Victoria charities

Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser for four Greater Victoria charities

One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education hosts fun and romantic event

Valentine’s Day gala doubles as a fundraiser for four Greater Victoria charities
Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord

Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord

World Accordion and Tango Festival offers international music and dance flavours Nov. 7-11

Victoria tango, accordion fans can choose from international smorgasbord
Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Indian, Spanish influences seen in Nritya, coming Sept. 26 to Glenlyon Norfolk School theatre

Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music
A guitarist performs as part of the annual Victoria Flamenco Festival in Centennial Square. This year’s event happens July 25-28, with more free events taking place in the Square. Photo by Amity Skala

Witness the passion and fire of flamenco in Victoria this July

Seventh annual Victoria Flamenco Festival features free and ticketed performances downtown

A guitarist performs as part of the annual Victoria Flamenco Festival in Centennial Square. This year’s event happens July 25-28, with more free events taking place in the Square. Photo by Amity Skala
Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others

Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others

Second annual Folktoria brings ethnic dance, foods to Centennial Square, June 8 and 9

Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others
Dancers Ashley Evans and Ian Szkolak star in the upcoming production of La Vie en Rose, a combined classical music and ballet performance taking over the Alix Goolden Performance Hall on Feb. 17. Courtesy Renee James Productions

Spend a romantic evening in Paris

Classical music entwines with ballet for a magical evening at the Alix Goolden Hall

  • Jan 31, 2019
Dancers Ashley Evans and Ian Szkolak star in the upcoming production of La Vie en Rose, a combined classical music and ballet performance taking over the Alix Goolden Performance Hall on Feb. 17. Courtesy Renee James Productions
Stacey Horton is using ping pong balls to represent scattered memories in her dance performance ‘Concussion’ which will play at the Intrepid Theatre from Jan. 24-26 (Photo Contributed/Gillian M Davidson Photography)

Victoria dancer shares concussion experience in a neuro-diverse performance

Stacey Horton’s Concussion explores living with and recovering from brain injury

Stacey Horton is using ping pong balls to represent scattered memories in her dance performance ‘Concussion’ which will play at the Intrepid Theatre from Jan. 24-26 (Photo Contributed/Gillian M Davidson Photography)
Ballet Victoria brings Frankenstein’s creation to life

Ballet Victoria brings Frankenstein’s creation to life

Company blends Shelley’s gothic tale with traditional romantic ballet Giselle

Ballet Victoria brings Frankenstein’s creation to life
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People