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Brio from Rio boosts Dance House street cred
Companhia Urbana de Dança at Vancouver Playhouse
Apr 2nd, 2016
BJM: Works by Millipied, Soto and Marshall beats flowers and chocolates for your Valentine
Accessible dance with substance featuring world class dance and dancers. Let the party begin.
Feb 13th, 2013
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...
Sep 28th, 2012
Hunchback rocks Hugo's tale with brilliant design and storytelling
An exciting new production explores the Hunchback story with a dark Gothic twist.
Feb 21st, 2012
Seeing Red: a play about American painter Mark Rothko at the Vancouver Playhouse
“What do you see?” demands Rothko. “And how does it make you feel?”
Jan 21st, 2012
Kim Collier's All the Way Home is up close and personal
Audiences will be able to see the action from seating on the stage in this unique and highly-acclaimed play.
Jan 8th, 2012
Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux takes Vancouver by Storm
Louise Lecavalier in A Few Minutes of Lock.
Nov 5th, 2011
Artistic director Max Reimer defends city's million dollar Vancouver Playhouse bailout
"It's like they're trying to elicit a Tea Party response," Vancouver Playhouse artistic managing director Max Reimer said. He was referring to reactions critical of public funding for one...
Sep 16th, 2011
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.
May 8th, 2011
Death of a Salesman maintains timeless message
Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman takes audiences on a journey bred from the American Dream and the lies that its believers tell themselves.
Mar 4th, 2011