Posts By: Dancing on the Edge

Win tickets to the 30th Anniversary Dancing on the Edge – Festival of Contemporary Dance presentation of Lara Kramer Danse’s WINDIGO (Montreal) at the Firehall Arts Centre (July 6 & 8).

Fierce and visceral, Windigo resonates in us like a cry, echoing a long history of human violation of the land and culture.  A Nordic epic with a post-apocalyptic stroll, Windigo exorcises the demons and the waves of violence perpetrated against the Amerindian people. Choreographer, scenic design and costumes: Lara Kramer Collaborators and Performers: Jassem Hindi… Read more »

Paul-André Fortier at The Scotiabank Dance Centre

We are so pleased to present the Western Canada Premiere of Paul-André Fortier Danse-Création’s SOLO 70: a dance by a man with a long dance history at The Dance Centre   July 7th and 8th @8pm  A co-commission of the Candance Creation Fund, Festival Trans-Amerique, National Arts Centre, Agora de la danse, Dancing on the Edge Festival and… Read more »

Meredith Kalaman Shares Favorite DOTE Memory

We’re excited to have Meredith Kalaman join us for Dancing on the Edge this year as a part of the EDGE Six performances on July 12th and 14th! Tickets available at the link below: https://tickets.firehallartscentre.ca/TheatreManager/1/login?event=781 I recall coming to Dancing on the Edge with my dad one summer. I was a young dancer, unsure of… Read more »

Dancing on the Edge 2018 introduces new intern

Helping us out with the festival this year is our lovely intern Athena Lewis! Originally from the United States, Athena completed most of her dance training at a CityDance conservatory where she gained exposure to artists such as Ronen Koresh, Rob Priore, Ronald K. Brown, Maleek Washington, and many more. She has also attended many… Read more »

Olivia C. Davies | 28th Festival

  Dancing on the Edge presented my work, “Open Fire” in the Firehall Arts Centre as part of the 28th edition of the festival. This contemporary dance work based on the short story by Carmen Aguirre is accompanied by live reading of the story by the author, original score by Canadian composer Sky Shaver, and… Read more »

Vanessa Goodman | Dancing on the Edge 2014

Vanessa made the cover of the Georgia Straight July 3-10 2014 and embarked on a new journey that year… “Rising Vancouver choreographer Vanessa Goodman has created a piece where, as she puts it, “the space dances as much as the performers.” The young dance artist, who won the local Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award in… Read more »

Alvin Erasga Tolentino 2013 Memory – Site Specific Duet

  In 2013- 25 minutes to mark 25 years. In celebration of Dancing on the Edge Festival’s 25th anniversary, Co.ERASGA’s Alvin Erasga Tolentino tackles a site-specific duet with critically acclaimed dancer Alison Denham. Composed of 25 gestures, Vancouver’s historic steam clock in Gastown comes alive with dance. Every noon for 12 consecutive days the two… Read more »

Happy International Dance Day! April 29, 2018

We are dedicated to developing contemporary dance artists and endeavour to continue our 30 years of engaging audiences and artists. The Dancing on the Edge Festival Society strives to stimulate the development of high quality contemporary Canadian dance artists and choreography through the presentation of work from emerging and established local, regional, national and international… Read more »