Posts Categorized: Updates

Announcing New General Manager for Dancing on the Edge Festival Society

Dancing on the Edge Festival Producer, Donna Spencer and Board President, Andrea Rabinovitch are delighted to announce the appointment of Nina Jane Patel to the new position of General Manager for festival. “Nina will bring a fresh perspective to the festival, along with her organizational strengths and impressive management skills,” Spencer said. “Most importantly, she… Read more »

Happy New Year!

  May the New Year hurry up so we can finally get past this holiday season and we can get started with our 30th Anniversary!   Moving Memories To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Dancing on the Edge Festival, we invite you to submit your stories from past festivals. We are looking for personal commentary… Read more »

NOTICE OF Annual General Meeting 2018

Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Dancing on the Edge Society to start at 6:30pm (local time) on Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ The Firehall Arts Centre | 280 East Cordova, Vancouver, BC. Members will be asked to consider the following: The audited financial statements of the Society Ratification… Read more »

A message from Andrea, President of DOTE

I love Dancing on the Edge. Back in the day when I was a dance artist, living and working in Edmonton, DOTE presented my work thus offering me an opportunity to showcase in a different city and to mingle amongst artists that I’d never met.   Fast forward a few years, and now as President… Read more »

Edge Ambassador Program

This year we are delighted to introduce this program that exposes emerging dance artists in training programs to new works and connects them to the festival. Our first two ambassadors are Alejandra Miranda and Ileanna Cheladyn. They have generously shared their reactions to the works they have experienced at the festival so far (see below). ALEJANDRA… Read more »

Choreographer Talkbacks

Stick around following these performances to hear choreographers discuss their work.  July 3, 9pm EDGE 1 with Justine A. Chambers, Karissa Barry, Vanessa Goodman and Constance Cooke.    July 5,  8pm EDGE UP with Natalie Tin Yin Gan, Naomi Brand, Thoenn Glover, Michael Kong July 7,  7pm EDGE 2 with Alvin Erasga Tolentino, Serge Bennathan… Read more »

Get your festival guide!

The Dancing on the Edge guides have hit the streets and are available from the following official guide distributors: The Firehall Arts Centre  – 280 East Cordova The Dance Centre – 677 Davie The Dance Shop – 1089 West Broadway Duck Feet Dance – 1097 Marine Drive in North Van & 1447 Marine Drive in West Van Live… Read more »

Your Passport to a Dance Adventure!

Introducing the Dance Passport, your guide to a dance adventure that takes you through to streets, parks & hidden places of Vancouver! Best of all, it’s free and if you explore enough dance frontiers, you’ll earn a free ticket! See any of the six free/by donation, site-specific shows at the festival & collect stamps along the way. Dusk… Read more »

Annual General Meeting Brunch

What: Notice is hereby given of the Dancing on the Edge Festival Society’s Annual General Meeting. Where: Firehall Arts Centre (upstairs studio) 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC When: Sunday January 18, brunch at 12 noon followed by the meeting at 12:30pm Join us for the Dancing on the Edge Festival Society’s Annual General Meeting… Read more »

Review: The Body In Question

by Sarah Cruickshank On today’s stages, there’s no shortage of thoughtful and creative works from talented dance artists and creators – original choreographies that pull you in through the sheer magnificence of the movements. With risk-takers all around us, it’s rare to find a work that truly goes against the grain; we often see inventive… Read more »