Posts By: Dancing on the Edge


Inside Vancouver 1. Isabelle Kirouac & Nayana Fielkov: Habitats (Vancouver) COURTYARD WORK (Free Event): July 5 & 6 @ 8.15pm.   2. Dab Dance Project: First Abundance Society (South Korea) EDGE ONE: July 5 @ 7pm & July 6 @ 9pm.   3. Pamela Tzeng: A Meditation on the End by Jo-Lee (Calgary) EDGE FIVE:… Read more »


Win Tickets with! Rachel Meyer | Transverse Orientation. is giving away a pair of tickets to Rachel Meyer’s Transverse Orientation on July 4th at Warehouse Space 1490 E Georgia St (Corner of E Georgia and McLean Dr). Dancers include: Stéphanie Cyr, Eowynn Enquist, Livona Ellis, Josh Martin, Rachel Meyer, along with Janna Sailor (on violin). Transverse Orientation unfolds in… Read more »


The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its 31st Year Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 4 to 13 Vancouver, BC –The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 4 -13, 2019at various venues in Vancouver, including DOTE’s home venue, the Firehall Arts… Read more »

Thank you for your 2019 submissions!

Thank you to all who have submitted their applications for our 2019 Festival. Submissions for our 2019 Festival are no longer being accepted. We look forward to reviewing all applications and we will be updating applicants early 2019. Until then! xo DOTE Team p.s. be sure to subscribe to our e-newsletter to receive our latest… Read more »

Tessa Perkins // Best of the Fest:: review

“As the longest-running contemporary dance festival in Canada, Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) has spent the last three decades presenting an array of innovative and daring contemporary dance works from local, national, and international dance artists. This milestone year was no exception, and here is the best of this year’s fest.” Tessa Perkins  Tessa writes for  Dance… Read more »

Thank you

To our audiences, artists, volunteers and staff. Thank you. Our 30th Festival was a success and we could not have done it without YOU! We want to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for your support. We are proud to be Canada’s longest running Contemporary Dance Festival.This festival belongs to us all and we endeavour… Read more »

Performance, Place and Politics

Since our inception, we have been dedicated to supporting artists seeking new perspectives, new points of view in what we call dance.  We seek to share new ideas with our audiences.  Peter Dickinson shares his thoughts in his blog post. “Framing that scene aesthetically on stage, Kramer forces us to sit with what we might… Read more »