Win a DanceHouse Date Night

Comments 62 by Rebecca Bollwitt

DanceHouse is delighted to announce the launch of their 2018/19 season with France’s Company Wang Ramirez in the Canadian premiere of their potent and profound work, Borderline, October 26 & 27, 2018 in Vancouver.

DanceHouse Presents Company Wang Ramirez: Borderline

Where: The Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
When: October 26 & 27, 2018 at 8:00pm
Tickets: From $35, available online or call (604) 801-6225.

DanceHouse Presents Company Wang Ramirez: Borderline
Photo by Frank Szafinski

Performed to layered rhythms and spoken word by composer Jean-Philippe Barrios, best known as LACRYMOBOY, acclaimed choreographic duo Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang will join their company of artists to combine hip hop and contemporary dance with the soaring movement of martial arts in a timely and urgent exploration of democracy, immigration, manipulation, and the place of individuals in society.

Choreographed in 2013, Borderline consists of several thoughts, ideas, and moments that question the meaning of democracy. Hailed as an “ingenious show by stunning performers” (The Evening Standard), five dancers attached to cables perform a series of 11 intimate vignettes that explore the liminal spaces of human relationships. Social and physical boundaries are evoked by the innovative rigging system that renders gravity optional. The rigger acts in concert with and against the dancers, working alternately as a liberator and a manipulator; a capricious force that upends the story, drags lovers apart, and sends bodies tumbling in space.

Wang and Ramirez will be joined on stage by fellow dancers Louis Becker, Johanna Faye, and Saïdo Lehlouh, along with aerial rigger Alister Mazzotti. Each performer is integral to the creation process, bringing their considerable talents as artists and personal experiences with immigration and cultural dissonance to the work. During the performance, they draw inspiration from their own biographies, as well as stories passed on by their loved ones.

Win a DanceHouse Date Night

I have a pair of tickets for a lucky winner and guest to attend the opening night of DanceHouse presents Company Wang Ramirez: Borderline on Friday, October 26 at 8:00pm at the Vancouver Playhouse AND a $75 Gift Certificate for dinner for two at Nuba. Nuba’s Gastown location is only a five minute walk from the Vancouver Playhouse so this would make a perfect date night!

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Update The winner is Debbie!

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  1. JenWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 3:38pm PDT

    Sounds like a great evening!

  2. Kara HustonWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 3:49pm PDT

    This would be such a fun night out. Thanks so much for the chance!

  3. Kim CWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 4:18pm PDT

    Dinner and a show is the perfect night out. Thanks for the opportunity!

  4. LindaWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 4:45pm PDT

    Sounds like a wonderful date night. I love the food at Nuba. Thanks for offering this contest 🙂

  5. Tabby72Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 5:30pm PDT

    I’d love to see a dance performance, this would be a great introduction!

  6. colleen tsoukalasWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 7:29pm PDT

    would love to see the dance and write it and the meal up.

  7. DebbieWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 7:36pm PDT

    Dance AND Nuba?! Two of my favourite things! YES PLEASE!!!

  8. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 7:47pm PDT

    This would be a fabulous evening out with a friend! I just love dance. 💕

  9. Susan WorthWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 7:58pm PDT

    this sounds amazing

  10. bjhWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 8:14pm PDT

    Would love to see the show, and love Nuba!!

  11. Jamila ngWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 8:52pm PDT

    Thanks for the chance!

  12. Mydhili FurtadoWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:38pm PDT

    Yes please! Would love to go see.

  13. Robert AmancioWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:39pm PDT

    My wife and I could use a date night and soon. This sounds amazing.

  14. JennyWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:40pm PDT

    Yes, please! ❤

  15. Nesan RobertWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:41pm PDT

    Yes please! My parents need a date night out and we boys need a break from them.

  16. Maria FurtadoWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:42pm PDT

    Just got into healthy eating and love the dancing.

  17. sentha SinghamWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:43pm PDT

    Oh yes please

  18. Brandon FurtadoWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:43pm PDT

    Sounds interesting.

  19. RitaWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:49pm PDT

    What a great prize! I’d love to win!

  20. Lorena GrandeWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 9:51pm PDT

    I have followed Dance House Vancouver on Instagram: Serendip13 as well as Miss604

    What a lively an amazing evening this would be.

  21. KateWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 10:10pm PDT

    This performance looks amazing! What a great mix of music and dance 🤩

  22. RebeccaWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 11:06pm PDT

    Yes please to date night. Fantastic prize.

  23. PatriciaWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 11:15pm PDT

    After long 5 weeks away, I want to surprise my partner with this awesome dream date night!!!

  24. bonnie lamWednesday, October 17th, 2018 — 11:29pm PDT

    Looks really cool. Would love to watch it. Good luck to you all. Huggies.

  25. Cheryl GThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 8:46am PDT

    Date night?? Helz ya! Thanks for the chance

  26. Angela MThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 10:06am PDT

    This would be so fun! I’d take my sister and make it a girls night!

  27. Emmy KThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 10:12am PDT

    Absolutely love dance! Throw in a dinner and this sounds like the ultimate way to catch up with a friend who loves dance as much as I do! Thanks for the chance at this awesome giveaway!

  28. AnaThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 10:46am PDT

    Sounds amazing!!

  29. IsabelThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 12:40pm PDT

    Would love to win!

  30. CindyThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 2:07pm PDT

    This would be lovely!

  31. wenThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 2:30pm PDT

    Great dance and food combo

  32. peter mokThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 7:10pm PDT

    this is awesome

  33. MaryThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 7:23pm PDT

    This would be a fabulous date night! My husband and I are expecting our first child next year.

  34. Christine CampbellThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 8:42pm PDT

    The performance sounds amazing! I want to send my daughter, who is an SFU dance student. In fact I’ll be buying tickets if I don’t win tickets!

  35. SandraThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 8:43pm PDT

    Yes please

  36. christine thompsonThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 9:07pm PDT

    I LOVE NUBA AND DANCE – YES PLEASE!!

  37. JazzyThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 10:11pm PDT

    This sounds amazing!!

  38. VirginiaThursday, October 18th, 2018 — 10:19pm PDT

    Thanks for offering an opportunity for us to try Lebanese food.

  39. neenaFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 6:23am PDT

    Food dance and fun!

  40. Ian GoldmanFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 10:23am PDT

    Great date night event.

  41. TiffFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 10:50am PDT

    I’m really intrigued and would love to see this performance!… and try Nuba too 🙂

  42. DaleFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 12:19pm PDT

    Would love to go! dance on prance on

  43. RonFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 2:04pm PDT

    Sweet!

  44. RenateFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 2:54pm PDT

    A lovely evening!

  45. behzadFriday, October 19th, 2018 — 4:16pm PDT

    Nice!

  46. Mark NicolasSaturday, October 20th, 2018 — 11:23am PDT

    Wow this is freaking good..

  47. AmandaSaturday, October 20th, 2018 — 1:50pm PDT

    Sounds like a great date night out! Would love to take my husband! 😊

  48. WesSaturday, October 20th, 2018 — 6:36pm PDT

    This would be a fun date night!

  49. Rachel CSaturday, October 20th, 2018 — 10:34pm PDT

    Yes please

  50. Sunshine HSaturday, October 20th, 2018 — 10:37pm PDT

    This would be such a great night out!

  51. TheresaSunday, October 21st, 2018 — 11:42am PDT

    I love Nuba such good food and it would be fantastic to see the DanceHouse! This would be such a lovely date for my husband and me!

  52. Cindy SmithSunday, October 21st, 2018 — 1:44pm PDT

    Followed both on IG @cinksmith

  53. SamanthaSunday, October 21st, 2018 — 5:37pm PDT

    Would love this!

  54. EileenSunday, October 21st, 2018 — 10:13pm PDT

    Following both accounts on IG

  55. EileenSunday, October 21st, 2018 — 10:15pm PDT

    What a lovely evening out!

  56. Shelley ButcherMonday, October 22nd, 2018 — 1:09am PDT

    This would be a wonderful date night!

  57. FTMonday, October 22nd, 2018 — 9:34am PDT

    Sounds interesting

  58. TalMonday, October 22nd, 2018 — 10:44am PDT

    It would be great to take my wife out for an evening! Following & tweeted.

  59. Lorena GrandeMonday, October 22nd, 2018 — 8:37pm PDT

    I’m happy to see that the Playhouse is still going strong! 🙂 Love to support the arts and enjoy a meal before.

  60. StevenMonday, October 22nd, 2018 — 11:33pm PDT

    Great date night!!!

  61. Jason BTuesday, October 23rd, 2018 — 12:48am PDT

    Cool

  62. KimberlyTuesday, November 6th, 2018 — 8:18pm PST

    My boyfriend and I would love this!

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