Mainstage Touring

Happy Summer Everyone! While you’re lounging on the beach or attending every dance festival known to man, please give a thought to applying to have your work included on the Made in BC Online showcase. This one stop application form, open to all BC-based professional contemporary dance artists from every discipline and every cultural form, provides you with potential access to:
– touring the province through the Made in BC network
– becoming part of the Made in BC – International Emerging Artists pilot program
– other mentorship and market development opportunities
*Please note that there is a $50 fee, charged only to successful applicants.
*Shortlisted artists will be asked to pitch their work live, in person, in conjunction with The Dance Centre’s Dance in Vancouver and the Alliance of Canadian Dance Networks plenary meeting, late November 2017.
To apply: – Deadline: September 1st, 2017.


Community Engagement

Made in BC received support from the City of Vancouver for Perspectives on Community Dance, an invitation to participants in Vancouver’s ongoing community engaged dance groups to write and present their motivation, interests and thought provoking observations on the field. Picture health specialists, scientists, diverse community organizers creating a bridge between what they are experts in with their community dance practice.

Mark your calendars: October 18, November 15, 2017 and February 21, 2018 from 7pm-9pm in the Roundhouse Community Arts Centre Multi Media room.

Des arts dehors / Arts Outside

On June 1st and June 2nd, francophone presenters and artists from Western and Northern Canada met at the Richmond Cultural Centre to talk about dance.
La vitrine de la danse francophone is a collaboration of Made in BC – Dance on Tour, the Conseil culturel artistique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, the Réseau des Grands Espaces, the Regroupement Artistique Francophone de l’Alberta and the Fédération Culturelle Canadienne Française. In partnership with the Richmond Arts Centre.
During 2 days, artists and presenters shared ideas of how to develop markets through concerted actions to improve the diffusion of contemporary dance.
Thanks to the Réseau des Grands Espaces, we will continue the discussion on September 2017 during Contact Ouest in Yellowknife.

MiBC – International

A continuation of our partnership with Eponymous and Ballet BC, and in collaboration with Dani Fecko of Fascinator Management, Made in BC co-hosted an Global Affairs Canada info session on international market opportunities. Also in attendance was leadership from Heritage Canada, The Arts and Culture Development Branch of the BC Government and BCAC, Creative BC, and the City of Vancouver. See complete video of the event, as recorded through Facebook Live, on our event page!