Monthly Archives: July 2020

#DOTE 2020 THANK YOU!!

As we close our 32nd annual Dancing on the Edge Festival (and our first to digitally stream our programs!) we would like to extend our thanks to all of our talented choreographers, dancers, creatives, and crew. We also show our gratitude for our festival staff, Firehall Arts Centre staff, our funding bodies and donors. In… Read more »

DOTE 2020 Review from The Georgia Straight

“The fest was well situated for the shift to #digital (though that in no way should diminish the huge effort that went into rebuilding its plans). Its #contemporary #artists are used to experimentation, its shows usually taking an intimate scale that lends itself to the kind of short films that featured here. Overall, the fest… Read more »

20 Questions with Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg | Vancouver Presents

Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg chats with Vancouver Presents about creating work during a pandemic. “Being crazy busy and “productive” doesn’t equal being useful and alive. I think we’ve all been running as fast as we can to get by, be relevant/important/worthy. We’ve (I’m talking about the other artist-parents I know but it goes further than that-its… Read more »

#DOTE2020 WISHING WELL OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT!!

Olivia C. Davies speaks with CBC Radio-Canada ICI Première’s Boulevard du Pacifique about Wishing Well For our #French-speaking #audience, #choreographer and #director Olivia C. Davies speaks with CBC Radio-Canada ICI Première’s Boulevard du Pacifique about Wishing Well, #ceremony, and the development of this piece from her work: Gidaashi: The Wind that Takes Us. Listen to… Read more »

DOTE 2020 Youtube Stream Technical Difficulties

Thank you for supporting our Dancing on the Edge Festival 2020 as we move forward in a new direction. This is the first year that we have presented #dance through digital streaming on #Youtube. Over the weekend, we experienced a couple of technical glitches with our setup and apologise for any inconvenience this may have… Read more »

20 Questions with Idan Cohen | Vancouver Presents

TRIONFI AMORE (The triumph of love) Idan Cohen | Ne. Sans Opera and Dance Israel/Vancouver OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT!!   TUE 7 JULY@ 9PM THU 9 JULY @ 9PM Socially-distanced LIVE #performances at the Firehall Arts Centre – Courtyard. Tickets: $15. Book Now! Inspired by the opera ‘Orfeo ed Euridice’, Trionfi Amore is part of Cohen’s… Read more »

#DOTE2020 Trailer!

Check out our #DOTE2020 trailer on Youtube! Our Dancing on the Edge Festival runs from 2-11 July, 2020. LIVE WORKS at the Firehall Arts Centre – Theatre and Courtyard plus ONLINE WORKS (EDGEs) and Dance Cafe! Book tickets to our LIVE WORKS and register for our ONLINE works now: dancingontheedge.org.   Feat. works from: Shay… Read more »