photo: Noam Gagnon by David Cooper / The Mars Hotel
Nov 23, 2017 | 8pm | Kwan Yin: Dance In Vancouver
– Choreographed and performed by Ziyian Kwan in collaboration with Peggy Lee and Kwan Lihuen. Mainstage at The Dance Centre’s biennial festival, on a shared program with Meredith Kalaman. The Scotia Bank Dance Centre. Tickets: https://ticketstonight.ticketforce.com/orderticketsarea.asp?p=28473&a=47&src=eventperformances
Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018 | 3pm | Public and Private | VIDF
Ziyian’s newest choreography presented in Residence at Vancouver International Dance Festival. Each weekend in march, research will be shared via free community performances. Featuring dancers Delia Brett, Deanna Peters, Erika Mitsuhashi and Taiko Drummer Eileen Kage.
Mar 8-10, 2018 | 8pm | Sinking SuZi | VIDF
A solo for Ziyian that is choreographed by Peter Bingham. Originally commissioned in 2002, Peter brings this solo for Ziyian back to life as part of his EDAM retrospective at Vancouver International Dance Festival.
July 29, 2017 | 7pm | Obstructions: Ziyian’s choreography is obstructed with interventions from Delia Brett, Daelik, Jane Osborne, Vanessa Goodman, Natalie LeFebvre Gnam and James Gnam. A plastic orchid factory incentive at Left Of Main Studios. With performers Walter Kubanek & Robert Haake. http://www.plasticorchidfactory.com/obstructions/
April 7, 2017 | The Strange Fate Of A Person Falling Into a Black Hole: Choreographed by Ziyian Kwan. Danced by Samantha Priya Wright. For Simon Fraser University SCU Student Informal
Jan 27 – Feb 25, 2017 | The Mars Hotel: Choreographed and performed by Ziyian Kwan in collaboration with Noam Gagnon of Vision Impure and Peggy Lee, Aram Bajakian and JP Carter of Handmade Blade. Presented by Dance Victoria, Crimson Coast and The Firehall Arts Centre. Dates and links below.
Feb 22 – 25 | Kwan Yin: World Premiere – Choreographed and performed by Ziyian Kwan in collaboration with Peggy Lee and Kwan Lihuen. Presented by The Firehall Arts Centre with The Mars Hotel.
Feb 22-25, 2017: The Mars Hotel & Kwan Yin | A Full Evening of Ziyian’s work presented by The Firehall Arts Centre http://firehallartscentre.ca/onstage/the-mars-hotel-kwan-yin/
Jan 27, 2017: The Mars Hotel | presented by Dance Victoria at The Metro Theatre https://dancevictoria.com/performances/the-mars-hotel/
Jan 29, 2017: The Mars Hotel | presented by Crimson Coast at The Port Theatre http://www.crimsoncoastdance.com/shows
Nov 23-26, 2016: All In The Same Boat | Ziyian’s work performed by SFU dancers on a program with new works by Chengxin Wei, Rob Kitsos and Cheryl Prophet.https://www.facebook.com/events/1842251869365628/
September 9-10, 2016: Simile – new creations with Vanessa Goodman at The Dance Centre, Vancouver
May 27th, 2016: A Girl’s got to… Dance response to the work visual artist Lyse Lemieux – Richmond Art Gallery. http://www.richmondartgallery.org/?s=dance&search.x=0&search.y=0&search=+Search
April 29, 2016: Kwan Yin – Work in Progress Showing for Dance Lab, The Dance Centre, Vancouver
April 2016: Dance Lab – Creative Residence Informal Showing, The Dance Centre, Vancouver
March 17-19, 2016: Still Rhyming at the Vancouver International Dance Festival – with Jo Hirabayashi
Jan 30, 2016: Still Rhyming work in progress showing at Rough Cuts, Dance Victoria
November 19, 2015: a slow awkward at Dance In Vancouver http://www.thedancecentre.ca/event/the_10th_biennial_dance_in_vancouver
July 8 & 10, 2015: The Mars Hotel Dancing On The Edge, Vancouver
May 14-17, 2015: the neck to fall at Monument National presented by Tangente & Accès-Asie, Montreal
April 1, 2015: The Mars Hotel, work in progress at !2 Minutes Max – The Dance Centre, Vancouver
March 21, 2015: Slowscrape with Tanya Lukin Linklater: The Western Front, Vancouver
Dec 3-6, 2015: things near & far: new works by Tedd Robinson & Josh Martin at the Firehall Theatre – Commissioned and danced by Anne Cooper, Ron Stewart & Ziyian Kwan
November 19 – 29, 2015: bite down gently and howl for The EDAM Choreographic Series, Vancouver. Choreographed by Ziyian Kwan with Barbara Bourget, Vanessa Goodman & James Gnam.
July 2014: a slow awkward – Dancing On The Edge, Vancouver premiere.
June 12, 2014: the neck to fall – Canada Dance Festival, Ottawa
April 29, 2014: a slow awkward – International Dance Day showcase at The Dance Centre in a shared program with Vanessa Goodman and Deanna Peters.
April 23-26, 2014: a slow awkward – KickStart CanAsian Dance Festival, Toronto premiere.
April 13, 2014: a slow awkward – work in progress showing at Dance All Sorts, Vancouver
March 15, 2014: Improvised Music Meeting with Peggy Lee & Lee Huzulak – The Pyatt Hall, Vancouver
March 15, 2014: Da Bao – Dance Response in collaboration with James Gnam, at the Surrey Art Gallery
January 30- 2014: the neck to fall – Push OFF at Progress Lab, Vancouver
November 21-22: the neck to fall – Dance In Vancouver, The Dance Centre
September 14, 2013: throwing coin in collaboration with Anne Cooper – The Dance Centre, Vancouver
June 21-22, 2013: we all know Jane, with The Contingency Plan & Anne Cooper -The Dance, Vancouver
May 11-12, 2013: the neck to fall – Studio 303, Montreal
Jan 11 – Feb 3, 2013: Do You See What I Mean with Projet In-Situ at The Push Festival, Vancouver
September 17 & 19 2012: throwing coin – Quartiers Danses, Montreal
July 5th, 2012: 9pm: soft foot – created by Robin Potiras for Ziyian Kwan – Dancing On The Edge, Vancouver
June 1, 2012: looking for Yellow – Jeweller Bau, Vancouver
May 11-12, 2012: throwing coin with Anne Cooper – BC Buds, The Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver
July – Nov, 2012: Triptych – an international Collaboration Project Facilitated by Opera Estate, Cirquit-Est and The Dance Centre. With Marco D’Agostin, Peter Trostzmer and Ginelle Chagnon
April 29th, 2012: throwing coin – The Dance Centre, Vancouver
April 24th, 2012: because the world is round – presented by Vancouver Biennale – Sunset Beach, Vancouver