Vancouver Dance Community

The Vancouver Tap Dance Society

The Vancouver Tap Dance Society is dedicated to increasing awareness, preserving, and promoting the art of tap dancing. The Society contributes opportunities for people to explore the art of dancing through the Tap Academy, the Vancouver International Tap Festival, and TapCo, a youth performance ensemble that provides classes to hundreds of children each year.
Vancouver Tap Academy
Vancouver International Tap Festival
Tapco

Dance Centre
Creating a home for British Columbia’s Dance Community

Creating connections with dance

Speaking of Dance
Dances for a Small Stage
Vancouver International Flamenco Festival
Science Friction

Raven Spirit Dance

Dancer Transition Resource Centre

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Vancouver Dance Community Calendar
December 2011

To December 10 battery opera performance presents M/HOTEL: a new site specific work by David McIntosh. Shows run Tuesdays-Saturdays, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm at the Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown, 1110 Howe St, Vancouver. Info www.batteryopera.com Tickets www.ticketstonight.ca

December 1-3 Atlantic Ballet Theatre presents Ghosts of Violence. 7.30pm at the Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, SFU Woodwards, Vancouver. Info www.sfuwoodwards.ca

December 1 The Dancer Transition Resource Centre presents Choreographing Change: 25 Years of Transforming Lives. A fundraising gala in support of the DTRC. 8pm at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver. Info www.dtrc.ca

December 3 Art for Impact presents 12 ways to make light in the dark, with work by Daelik, Flick Harrison, Jennifer Mascall, Karissa Barry, Laura Barron, Maggie Winston, and more. At the Vinegar Factory on 1109 East Cordova Street, Vancouver. Info www.artforimpact.ca

December 7-10 The Firehall Arts Centre presents the response. in Portraits and Scenes of Female Creatures. 8pm at the Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver. Info www.firehallartscentre.ca

December 9-10 Ballet Kelowna presents The Nutcracker. 7.30pm Friday December 9, and 2pm Saturday December 10, at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Info www.balletkelowna.ca

December 10 Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts presents a Winter Concert of Dance. Shows at 2pm and 7pm at the Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver. Info www.annawyman.com

December 11 New Works presents Dance Allsorts: Modus Operandi. 2pm at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver. Info www.newworks.ca

December 15-18 Goh Ballet presents The Nutcracker, accompanied live by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. 7.30pm nightly, plus 2pm matinees Saturday and Sunday, at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver. Info www.gohballet.com www.ticketmaster.ca

December 27-30 Canadian Pacific Ballet presents The Nutcracker Suite & Sugar Plum Fair. 2pm and 7pm at the McPherson Playhouse, Victoria. Info www.rmts.bc.ca www.canadianpacificballet.com

December 27-30 Ballet Victoria presents Cinderella and the Fairy Tale Ball. Tues-Thurs Dec 27-29 at 7.30pm, Fri Dec 30 at 2pm at the Royal Theatre, Victoria. Info www.rmts.bc.ca www.balletvictoria.com

December 28-31 Ballet BC presents Alberta Ballet in The Nutcracker, choreographed by Edmund Stripe with live music from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Wed-Fri Dec 28-30 at 7.30pm, Fri Dec 30-Sat Dec 31 at 2pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver. Info www.balletbc.com www.ticketmaster.ca