The Response

Dancer Kaia Shukin / Photo by Chris Barton
The Response

Dance & Wellness Intensive

Intensive | Atelier

Vancouver BC
September 20-22 septembre 2019
Community Dance

The Response


Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
March 1-3 mars 2018
8:00 | 20:00


Mind the Gap

Two dance artists discuss bridging the divide between training and a professional career By Brittany Duggan

For many dancers in Canada, there’s a disconnect between training and the professional world. Melanie Kloetzel and Amber Funk Barton discuss fostering the next generation of creative independent dance artists.

The Response

the response.

Performance | Spectacle

Vancouver BC
November 24 novembre 2016
12:00 | 12:00


Moments Captured 

By Kaija Pepper, Eury Chang, Alana Gerecke, Mary Theresa Kelly, Sarah Todd Dancing on the Edge 2010  Dancing on the Edge

Capsule reviews by various writers, capturing the essence of the festival.


Multiple Perspectives

By Seika Boye, Julie Houle Cezer, Brittany Duggan, Kaija Pepper Canada Dance Festival  Canada Dance Festival

“Is You Me” (2007) by Benoît Lachambre,“Fragments – Volume 1” (Premiere) by Sylvain Émard Danse, Pre-Professional Culturally Diverse Training Program Showcase, Street/Stage, Q Dance/Quanz Danse and Guillaume Côté/Zdenek Konvalina, Dancemakers, Sinha Danse/Sampradaya, Naomi Stikeman, Robin Poitras, José Navas / Compagnie Flak “S” and “Villanelle”, Noam Gagnon / Compagnie Vision Selective “The Vision Impure”, Amber Funk/the response. “Status Quo”, “Cabinet”, “Valentina”, Ipsita Nova Dance Projects, Paul-André Fortier, Daniel Mroz, Les Ateliers du Corps, Coyote Arts Percussive Performance Association, Byron Chief Moon and COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) at the 2010 Canada Dance Festival.

Made in BC announces 2010/11 touring group

Made in BC - Dance on Tour announced that the companies selected for its 2010/11 tour are the 605 Collective and the response. The…

Responding to Risk: A Dialogue 

By Kaija Pepper, Mary Theresa Kelly “Risk” Amber Funk Barton, the response.

Kaija Pepper and Mary Theresa Kelly exchange views on Funk Barton’s latest work.