Day Helesic

Day Helesic is a Vancouver writer who has a somewhat extensive background in contemporary dance.

Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux takes Vancouver by Storm

Louise Lecavalier in A Few Minutes of Lock.

La Chambre Blanche: daring, drama and spectacle

O Vertigo's most important dance work offers a compelling study of nine people in captivity, and the chaos and vulnerability that ensue.

Ballet BC's 25th anniversary celebration

Ballet BC's 25th Anniversary Celebration is decidedly au courant and refreshingly contemporary. Ballet BC with an edge, if you will.

Ballet BC's Volo

Ballet BC is on fire. Volo, the company’s latest evening of contemporary ballet, delights its audience with four exciting dance works from some of the world’s most cutting edge choreographers....

Unique and complex Conversations

Described as an imaginary encounter between Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca and his assassin, Juan Luis Trescastro, Conversations is, above all else, a meeting of two men. Beautifully realized and...

Fräulein Maria is a rollicking ride

Rarely do I find myself chuckling at a contemporary dance performance. Fräulein Maria made me laugh out loud.

Relay: an interesting experiment

Ame Henderson/Public Recording’s Relay is an interesting theatrical experiment. Presently on tour across Canada, this Toronto company intrigues the Vancouver audience with a performance based purely...

Ballet BC reaches dizzying heights in three-piece contemporary ballet

Illustrating once again that ballet in Vancouver is reborn with a revitalized devotion to exciting contemporary aesthetics, Ballet BC combines incredible dance talent and compelling choreography in...

Famed butoh company Sankai Juku's Tobari is a hypnotic masterpiece

It’s not everyday that famed Butoh company Sankai Juku comes to town. So right off the top, kudos to DanceHouse for bringing this remarkable, internationally renowned company to Vancouver with their...

Vessel overflows with originality and creativity

Vessel, Out Innerspace Dance Theatre’s first full length contemporary dance work is, simply put, fascinating. Choreographed and performed by directors David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen and joined...