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.
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!
Party 9pm (featuring DJ Jean Okada)
Featuring choreographic works by
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.
Birmingham Studio, The Dance Centre (677 Davie Street, 3rd Floor)
Please bring CV and headshot upon attendance
-open rehearsal of VAST (excerpt) and talk back at the Massey Theatre (New Westminster, BC)
-open rehearsal of WorkSpace III and post-performance talk back at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (Burnaby, BC)
-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)
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
-Pay-What-You-Can dance classes offered to the general public