Independent Showcase Opportunities

Photo Courtesy of Electric Theatre Company

On-Site Showcasing

The following members are experienced showcase producers at WAA and have showcase slots available.  These showcases will take place on-site at the Westin Bayshore.  Please contact these producers directly with questions including about availability.

AROY Music
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
P (951) 737-9897
Monday, August 31 - 7:30 pm - midnight (Cowichan Room )
Wednesday, September 2 - 7:30 pm – midnight (Cowichan Room)

Cadence Artists
Karin Stein
P (641) 236-8530
Monday, August 31 - 7:30 pm - midnight (Oak Room)
Tuesday, September 1 - 7:00 pm - midnight (Cypress 2 Room)
Wednesday, September 2 - 7:30 pm - midnight (Cypress 2 Room)

Robin Klinger Entertainment LLC
Robin Klinger
P (516) 472-7130
Tuesday, September 1 - 7:00 pm - midnight (Salon #2)

Rooms Available to Rent
A limited number of rooms remain available to members who are interested in producing their own on-site showcase at WAA.  Please contact Jennifier Stewart for pricing and availability.  

Off-Site Showcasing

The following showcases are being produced off-site at various venues around Vancouver and are organized by discipline.  Please contact these producers directly with questions.

Scotiabank Dance Centre
Dates: Tuesday, September 1 & Wednesday September 2
Application deadline: May 12 at 5:00 p.m. PST 
Contact:  Mirna Zagar, Executive Director (requests for application after May 12 will be considered, space permitting)

If you are not taking part in the WAA Juried Showcase, here is an opportunity to include your work in an independent showcase of contemporary dance works that are tour-ready!  The September 1 showcase will feature Canadian / US-based artists who are not Dance Centre members; the September 2 showcase features members of The Dance Centre (must have been members since January 1, 2015).  All Dance Centre members will also be have the opportunity to be represented via The Dance Centre’s conference booth.  Click here for more information.  

World Music - Application period closed
The Imperial
Date: Wednesday September 2
Contact:  Fiona Black 

This independent showcase will feature four to give of the hottest bands in World Music today at the Imperial nightclub, quickly becoming one of Vancouver’s favourite music venues.  With plenty of room to dance as well as tables to relax and enjoy the music, it is the ideal site for what is sure to be one of the highlights of the WAA conference program.