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Vancouver International Dance Festival
Benoît Lachambre and Benjamin Kamino entrance viewers with "Nudity. Desire"
Exciting performance art/ dance is high art entertainment at VIDF. Benjamin Kamino in Nudity. Desire.
Mar 14th, 2015
Artistic Modus Operandi: Priming the next generation of dance artists
Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) has a reputation for bringing together some of the world’s leading names in dance. But what about those names that haven’t yet gained notoriety?
Mar 16th, 2014
Spotlighting Canadian Talent through International Relationships: Successful Collaboration at VIDF
Emboldened by the integrated support of GMDC dancers, the classically trained Goh Ballet students held their own in Liu Qi’s much anticipated Mustard Seed.
Mar 9th, 2014
What's to see at the 13th Annual Vancouver International Dance Festival
Black Grace (New Zealand) returns to Vancouver after dazzling audiences at the 2010 Cultural Olympiad.
Feb 25th, 2013
Cruceta Flamenco and Khambata Dance at the VIDF
Passion and intensity reign in Spain's Cruceta Flamenco, while Seattle contemperary company Khambatta Dance Companies turn the ordinary to extraordinary.
Mar 10th, 2011
Deborah Dunn's "Trial & Eros" to feature T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets at Vancouver International Dance Festival
Ms. Dunn’s description of “Trial & Eros” isn’t much help. But let’s think of it as the art of building suspense—nearly as obscure and provocative as T. S. Eliot's poetry itself.
Feb 27th, 2011
Remember how fun it was as a kid to dangle upside down on a swing set, or swing high up on a climbing rope in gym class? White Spider, a dance production premiering this Friday and Saturday as part...
Mar 11th, 2010
Vancouver International Dance Festival Set to Knock Vancouver's Olympic Socks Off
There’s no other medium that can express quite what dance does, says Barbara Bourget, artistic director of the Vancouver International Dance Festival. “You can’t talk a good dance. You can’t write a g
Feb 1st, 2010