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News

New Creations

Joe is back in the studio working with the exceptional Heather Dotto, who performed in Retrospective: 25 years and the incomparable Gioconda Barbuto.  Joe and Gioconda shared the 1996 Clifford E Lee Award for choreography and are thrilled to be duet-ing. Catch all three as they grace the stage of SWITCH October 24, 2013 at The Imperial 319 Main Street.

New promo video - Retrospective: 25 Years

Check out our new promo video for Retrospective: 25 years, following a very successful run of shows in Victoria and Vancouver, which garnered both audience and critical acclaim. A big Thank You to our co-presenters and great audiences!

Official Trailer for Retrospective!

Joe has been working closely with photographer/videographer extraordinaire Clancy Denehy to create this original trailer for Retrospective.

Sharing and re-posting is encouraged. Enjoy!

Work on Retrospective: 25 Years has finally begun!

Joe Laughlin has begun the production phase for Retrospective: 25 Years, showcasing three of the choreographer’s favourite short pieces.

Incredibly talented dancers Karissa Barry, Katherine Cowie, Heather Dotto, Tara Dyberg, and Kevin Tookey make up the stellar cast for Retrospective, some of which Joe has worked with and others he will be working with for the first time! Stay tuned for "Meet the Dancer" showcases in the new year!

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Retrospective: 25 Years

Choreographer Joe Laughlin has been crafting award-winning dance works for a quarter of a century. He will remount three of his favourite short pieces as well as premiere a new work commissioned by Dance Victoria to be created on Ballet Victoria dancers. Humorous, touching, dark and tender.

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Events

Left at Dance In Vancouver

Performances Wed Nov 20 @ 9pm and Sat Nov 23, 7pm
The Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street

Described as quirky and wickedly sophisticated, Left is one of Joe laughlin's most enduring and popular works, depicting a man coming to terms with his life in a tightly focused pas de deux-with a teacup.

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SWITCH

Oct 24, 2013 at the Imperial. 319 Main Street.

2nd annual fundraiser for the Vancouver Community Arts Council in support of Art making  in the Downtown Eastside. Featuring performances by Joe Ink, CR Avery, Jim Byrnes and the St. James Music Academy.

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Move it! Surrey Arts Centre

August 6-9 and 12-16, 2013.

Session 1: 10am-12pm. Session 2: 1pm-3pm. Friday Aug 16: 11am-1:30pm  
13750-88 Avenue in Bear Creek Park

It's Showtime Folks!

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FREE Move It! (Slowly) Workshop July 8 -12

Field House Ensemble presents Joe Ink’s Move It....(Slowly)
July 8-12 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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Upcoming Move It! Jams

Join us for an upcoming Move It! Jam. Dates and times are:

April 24: 6:30-7:30pm in Studio 7 @ the Dance Centre
May 29: 6:30-7:30pm Studio 7 @ the Dance Centre
June 26: 6:30-7:30pm in the Jarislowsky Studio @ the Dance Centre

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Retrospective: 25 Years

February 6 + 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Dance Victoria
McPherson Playhouse
3 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC

dancevictoria.com for tickets and info

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Retrospective: 25 Years

March 6, 7, 8 + 9, 2013 at  8:00 P.M.
Presented by Joe Ink and The Dance Centre in association with the Vancouver International Dance Festival
The Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie Street, Vancouver

vidf.ca for tickets and info

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Move It!
Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Mon Jul 30 – Fri Aug 10, 2012
Mon-Fri 3:30pm-5:30pm, no class Aug 6

- Maximum 35 participants
- Participants are asked to commit to the full 2 weeks
- Wear loose comfortable clothing that is easy to move in
- Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult

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Move It!
Surrey Arts Centre

13750-88 Avenue, Surrey in Bear Creek Park
Mon Aug 13 - Fri Aug 24, 2012
Mon-Fri 10am-12pm (Final Friday Aug 24 10am-1pm)

- Maximum 35 participants
- Participants are asked to commit to the full 2 weeks
- Wear loose comfortable clothing that is easy to move in
- Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult