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Andrea Rabinovitch

Andrea Rabinovitch, an active member of the Edmonton arts scene before moving to Salt Spring Island in 2003 and then Vancouver in 2008, has made her living in theatre and dance as a writer, educator, choreographer, director, performer, publicist and administrator for 30 years. Having been an arts reporter for The Gateway, Vue Magazine, See Magazine and The Edmonton Journal, she continues to write for Aqua Magazine, Driftwood Publishing and the Vancouver Observer. Andrea also teaches at Arts Umbrella Dance.

One-man King Lear blasts cultural boundaries using Peking Opera and modern theatrical techniques

Distilling the 16 characters of King Lear into a one-person show is no mean feat.

Walking Projects tells compelling city stories in a guided tour

There are three events associated with "Walking Projects: Vancouver, crawling, weeping, betting” and all of them are fascinating and free. battery opera performance and Unit/Pitt Projects presents...

Shay Kuebler's "Karoshi" physically explodes the chasm of east and west

Karoshi-death by overwork- releases your inner tortured worker bee. The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections series.

Bad Boys of Dance combines every genre imaginable for a rollicking good time

Bad Boys of Dance, including hometown boy Alexei Geronimo, goes airborne.

Ballet BC's In/verse shows breathtaking choreography by Jacopo Godani.

Cutting-edge contemporary ballet featuring international choreographers comes to Vancouver.

Aszure Barton's Awáa floods with emotion and rhythmic heart

Contemporary dance is not always a linear journey to story, but is rather an expression of the choreographer’s and dance artists’ emotional states and internal voices. In Aszure Barton’s Awáa ...

Electric Company's Initiation Trilogy a moving feast of visual imagery, poetry and theatre

Part treasure hunt, part art installation, part poetry reading, part theatre experience, Electric Company’s Initiation Trilogy can leave audiences emotionally touched and inspired.

Electric Theatre's Initiation Trilogy immerses audience in a poetic adventure

Themes of femininity, sexuality and cultural identity at secret locations on Granville Island.

New York's Cedar Lake leaps onto stage of the Vancouver Playhouse

DanceHouse launches its fifth anniversary season at the Vancouver Playhouse with two performances by red-hot New York City company, Cedar Lake, in its Vancouver debut.   Shows take place...

Opera singers enjoy randy good fun in Le Nozze di Figaro

The singers of Vancouver Summer Opera Studio, led by director Andy Maton and conducted by Kinza Tyrrell, have spent their August romping through Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, which was first...