Category Archives: Dance



Get to know the choreographer

We asked Daniel Léveillé some questions about his piece Solitudes Solo which is coming to the Firehall next week, October 28th-31st. Don’t miss your chance to see these fantastic pieces where Léveillé subjects the dancers to the test of the solo and to impossible choreographic scores. 4 days only! Where did you get the inspiration […]



Ready for some dance?

We are! Up next at the Firehall Arts Centre is Daniel Léveillé’s work, Solitudes Solo. The Artistic Intention? Because of its resistance to rational harmony, the body tends to fall toward the ground and the project of many of today’s choreographers is to pursue a movement realizing a sort of elated dionysism, positioned as a […]



Passport to a Dance Adventures!

It wouldn’t be summer without Canada’s longest running dance festival descending on the Firehall with an explosion of contemporary dance performances from July 2-11. This year Dancing on the Edge has put together a handy guide to help you get the most out of the outdoor site works at the festival such as Dusk Dances […]



BC Buds Festival

The Firehall’s annual Spring Arts Festival is here! This week, nearly 30 theatre, dance and music artists will take over every nook and cranny of the Firehall with live site-specific performances and new play readings. Click here for full show descriptions  



Masterclasses with Peggy Baker

January 6 – 10, 2014 | 10am – noon daily. We are excited to announce we will be hosting dance technique classes with Canadian dance icon Peggy Baker at the Firehall Studio in the lead up to her show coalesce & armour. Attend one day or get a discount pass to attend all five! Space […]



INK returns to Vancouver with Inside Creation

A beautiful work of dance that debuted at the Firehall Arts Centre a decade ago is being revisited once again, this time at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. From the creators: In 2003 choreographer Andrea Nann collaborated with pottery artist and Chinese ink painter Wayne Ngan (Hornby Island) and contemporary dance artists Alison […]



Contemplation on Land-Research | Donna Spencer

  If you are a consumer of world news, you will be familiar with how much we hear about the conflict within Israel between the Palestinians and the Jewish people over the rights to land and to a lesser degree about the conflicts within different factions within these communities around beliefs and the changing world. […]