Grand, elegant and effortlessly dazzling, the Orpheum has entranced millions of show-goers since opening in 1927. The domed auditorium – designed in the rare Spanish Baroque Revival-style – features exquisite décor and sweeping staircases; beneath the sprawling ceiling mural, crowned by a crystal chandelier, are nearly 2,700 seats arranged in Read more [...]
The stage: the blank canvas of performance arts. For centuries, theatre has been a powerful form of artistic expression that captivates audiences and provides endless opportunity for creativity. The timeless performance of an actor presenting a dramatic monologue; the quiet grace and elegance of the ballet; the extravagant costumes and boldness of the opera; the actualization of an imagined world created by set designers — every experience of the theatre is unique and memorable.
From Bard on the Beach to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, experimental theatre to traditional Chinese dance, British Columbia brings the world to the stage.
The Dance Centre is the resource centre for dance in British Columbia and offers a range of activities that is unparalleled in Canadian dance. We present a season of performances and public events featuring all styles of dance, support artists through residencies and professional development opportunities, and provide information about Read more [...]