Accelerate 3.0 is a contemporary show that infuses the professional contemporary community with our Happening Dance Community. It's a chance for our senior students to learn a new piece of work from a professional artist in the city (this season we invited Serge Bennathan), and a chance for our Intermediate and Senior students to perform in a show alongside other professional artists.
Serge Bennathan was the artistic director of Torontos Dancemakers from 1990 to 2006, where twelve works he created received Dora Mavor Moore nominations, with both Sable/Sand and The Satie Project awarded for Outstanding New Choreography.
Bennathan lives in Vancouver where he created Les Productions Figlio. Since its founding in 2006 the company has produced nine full-length works: The Invisible Life of Joseph Finch(2007), a play with Jonathan Young premiered in Vancouver before touring to Singapore (2008) and across Canada (2009), Manga (2007), Slam for a Time Traveller (2008) commissioned by Dancing on the Edge Festival for its 20th anniversary, The Strange Adventure of Myself (2009), and Conversations (2010) co-produced by The Dance Centre and the Chutzpah! Festival, Elles which won the 2012 Rio Tinto Alcan Award, M. Auburtin (2015), Just Words (2016), and Contes Cruels (2018).
Serge Bennathan has established a reputation as one of Canada's most distinctive choreographers.
Choreographers Featured: Arash Khakpour & Emmalena Fredriksson, Eric Cheung, Kate Franklin, Kimberly Stevenson, Christian Lagasse, and Serge Bennathan.
The Scotiabank Dance Centre (View)
677 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6
|Minimum Age: 0|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|