Volunteer at a dance show/event/festival

Volunteering at dance shows supports your dance community, your citizenship in it and helps expose you to live performing arts in your city.

Please find below a list of the main dance presenters in Vancouver, along with who to contact at their office to volunteer:

New Works: Dance Allsorts, All Over the Map and Pop-up Dances
Volunteer Coordinator: info@newworks.ca

The Dance Centre: Global Dance Connections, Discover Dance!, Dance in Vancouver
Volunteer Coordinator: Hilary Maxwell members@thedancecentre.ca

Firehall Arts Centre: Dancing on the Edge, BC Buds, annual dance season
Volunteer Coordinator: Alex Danard boxoffice@firehallartscentre.ca

Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF): annual festival in March featuring new dance works…Volunteer Coordinator: info@vidf.ca

DanceHouse: large-scale contemporary dance series
Volunteer Coordinator: Bonnie Sun bonnie@dancehouse.ca
Volunteers are recruited in late August / early September and booked for the whole season. Interested volunteers should email Bonnie with a short intro, volunteer interests and resume.

The Cultch: contemporary theatre, dance and music.
Volunteer Coordinator: volunteer@thecultch.com

Live Performing Arts Festivals in Vancouver that feature dance:

PuSh Festival (January/February)
Chutzpah! Festival (February/March)
Vancouver International Children’s Festival (May/June)
In The House Festival (June)
Neanderthal Arts Festival (Summer)
Queer Arts Festival (August)
Powell Street Festival (August)
Fringe Festival (September)

If you are looking, or know anyone who is, for volunteers outside of Vancouver, please email us the appropriate contact info and we will post.

CADA/BC and its Members,

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