The Dance Centre

  • 677 Davie St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
  • Phone: 604.606.6400, Toll Free: 1.877.649.3010

Established in 1986 as a resource centre for the dance profession and the public in British Columbia, The Dance is a multifaceted organization offering a range of activities which is unparalleled in Canadian dance.

The Dance Centre:

  • supports dance professionals through programs, residencies, resources and services;
  • presents performances and public events featuring all genres and styles of dance;
  • operates Scotiabank Dance Centre, one of Canada's leading dance buildings and a hub for dance activity;
  • and provides information about dance through the BC Dance Directory, the BC Dance calendar, and other resources on its website,
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 2001

Facility Info

  • Description Scotiabank Dance Centre has a board room, a production/presentation space and two multipurpose dance studios which are suitable for meetings, receptions and special events. Full details and theatre tech rider:
  • Largest Room 200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 2852
  • Theatre Capacity 154
  • Number of Rooms 4

April 25, 2024

The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon series features an exciting new dance theatre work by Dance//Novella. Founded by former Ballet BC artists Racheal Prince and Brandon Lee Alley, the company has quickly gained a reputation for bold and theatrical creations. Night is the Mother is inspired by dreams: it follows six characters (Bryn Bridgen, Kiera Hill, Yuha Tomita, Juan Duarte, Will Jessup, and Tara Williamson Campbell) as they band together and try to survive in a fantastical landscape of shifting… more

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