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Photo: Chris Barton

Photo: Chris Barton

Photo: Chris Barton 

Photo: Chris Barton 

Photo: Chris Barton 

Photo: Chris Barton 

Photo: Chris Barton 

Photo: Chris Barton 

the response. provides accessible and inclusive opportunities for the general public to experience the company's act of dance-making in a variety of ways. In addition to formal presentations, the response. offers free open studio showings and rehearsals, community workshops, studio talkbacks, and apprenticeships. These activities are aligned with the creation and production of the company's pieces, and allow the community to see the inside of how these performances are made.

You can also read more about the company's creative process via their blog, The Arsenal Project.

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 3
Dance Cafe, Gold Saucer Studio - 207 West Hastings (Vancouver, BC)

Join us for the inaugural performance + party hosted by the response. 
FREE to the community.  All bodies welcome!

Doors 7pm
Performance 8pm
Party 9pm (featuring DJ Jean Okada)

Featuring choreographic works by

Anya Saugstad
Kaia Shukin
Lexi Vajda
Marissa Wong

RSVP by getting your ticket here
 

Apprentice Program Audition
JULY 29, 2017
-FREE audition for emerging dancers 18-25 years for training and performance opportunity with the company.  

10.00am-12.00pm

Birmingham Studio, The Dance Centre (677 Davie Street, 3rd Floor)

Please bring CV and headshot upon attendance

Studio Showings
JULY 2017
-open rehearsal of VAST (excerpt) and talk back at the Massey Theatre (New Westminster, BC)

OCTOBER 2017
-open rehearsal of WorkSpace III and post-performance talk back at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (Burnaby, BC)

NOVEMBER 2017
-open showing of VAST (excerpt) at The Dance Centre (Vancouver, BC)

MARCH 1-3, 2018
-Premiere of VAST with post show talk back at The Dance Centre (Vancouver, BC)

Events
JANUARY and JUNE 2018
-Dance Café studio performance of local choreographers                 with Q & A 

Classes and Workshops
SEPTEMBER 2017-JUNE 2018
-#dancehappy free contemporary dance classes resume for the general public

NOVEMBER 2017
-Pay-What-You-Can dance classes offered to the general public