Program Overview

Founded in 2009 in Vancouver, The Dance Initiative creates an artistic and enlightening atmosphere where emerging dance artists are provided with an opportunity to train and work with leading dance industry educators, choreographers, and companies. This two-year dance training and education program teaches dancers how to become professionally assertive, artistically confident and, most importantly, gives them the direction they need to enter the field of dance successfully after graduation. Combining intensive dance training with live performances and education on the business side of dance, dancers will graduate with the necessary skills to achieve their career goals.