04 Aug 2019

Antonya Raymond

i. I work as a: Choreographer / Dance Instructor specializing in Latin dance styles such as Salsa, Bachata, and other international infusions. Teaching to old and young, in schools for teenagers, couples getting married, as well as ongoing weekly classes. ii. I do this creative work because: I love to

02 Jul 2019

Ziyian Kwan

i. I am a dance artist ii. The name of my upcoming show is: The Odd Volume iii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say: The Odd Volume sources my childhood memories of 70’s Vancouver to subvert the racialization I’ve internalized over a lifetime. I lean

25 Jun 2019

Rachel Meyer +

i. I am a: dancer and choreographer ii. The name of my upcoming show is: Transverse Orientation. iii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say: Transverse Orientation unfolds in the space between two allegories taken from the Moth: the idea of radical transformation as moths undergo metamorphosis,

21 Jun 2019

Kirsten Wicklund +

i. I am a: dance artist. ii. The name of my upcoming show is: “EDGE SIX”​ and it is a mixed program that will close Dancing on the Edge Festival 2019! It features my solo work entitled “Afloat amidst the steam of my combustion” alongside the solo work of Ziyian

03 May 2019

Andrew Cohen

i. My name is Andy. I work as an actor….which is a bit of an umbrella term that also includes singer, tap dancer, director, choreographer, music director, arranger, videographer, teacher, globetrotter, moment-maker, food-taster… ii. I do this creative work because I want to. And thus far have been lucky enough

22 Jan 2019

Ying Yun(英云) – Wen Wei Dance

On February 19th, Wen Wei Wang – esteemed choreographer and Artistic Director of Wen Wei Dance – will premiere his latest creation: Ying Yun(英云). “Ying Yun is my mother’s name. Ying means Hero and Yun means Cloud. This piece is dedicated to my mom who passed away four years ago from ovarian

10 Jun 2018

Dancing On The Edge

‘Overlapped mattresses slashed, ripped open by a knife, mutilated. A mishmash of resurrected objects, a breath of life in death. A no man’s land of destruction where Peter James and Jassem Hindi form a duo of wandering vagabonds, survivors killing time and boredom, spewing out and sublimating their pain and