Apr

18

AUDITION NOTICE

Joshua Beamish's new age rendition of Giselle is seeking female contemporary/ballet dancers who work en pointe.   AUDITION: Saturday May 11th The Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver, BC 4:30 sign-in, 5:00-7:30 audition   Rehearsals July/August 2019 Premiere September 2019 in Vancouver,

Jan

14

Joshua Beamish wins Broadway World Award

Joshua Beamish has recently been awarded Best Choreography for his short version of Butterfly Lovers at the Broadway World Awards. Catch the full length premiere on Sunday, February 3rd at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver,

Nov

14

Joshua Beamish nominated for two Broadway World Awards

"Butterfly Lovers", a piece created by Joshua Beamish for Coastal City Ballet has been nominated for two Broadway World Awards - Best New Work and Best Choreography (professional). The winners are voted on by the public and voting will continue through December 31, 2018. Click here to

Aug

28

Joshua Beamish to Choreograph Vancouver Opera

It has recently been announced that Joshua Beamish will be choreographing Vancouver Opera's rendition of The Merry Widow in their 2018 season. Performances will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in October

Apr

08

Choreography featured in Fire Island Dance Festival Promotion Video

Having previously performed for Fire Island Dance Festival in 2015, Joshua Beamish's choreography was recently featured in the promotional reel for this year's upcoming festival. Stephanie Williams of American Ballet Theatre and Dimitri Kleioris of An American in Paris on Broadway can be seen partnering in the sand in the link below. Click here to view the

Feb

16

Joshua Beamish joins Dancers Responding to Aids – Inside Dance Series

Monday, March 5th's installment of DRA's Inside Dance Series will feature a performance by Joshua Beamish followed by a Q&A session at the Gibney Dance Choreographic Centre in New York City. Click here for further information and

Feb

16

2018 Summer Intensive Announced

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY's summer intensive has been set for July 3-13th Classes available for junior, intermediate, and senior levels in ballet, contemporary, and new creations Both weeks (July 3-7, July 9-13) will be held in Vancouver, BC at The Dance Centre Click here to be directed to registration

Jan

23

Saudade Review Featured in Dance Europe Magazine

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY's Saudade recently received the honour of a two page feature review in the December issue of Dance Europe, the largest running dance magazine in Europe. The thoughtful article discusses how Joshua is helping pave the way for same-sex themes to become a permanent fixture in the modern world of ballet. "While exhibiting arduous choreography, Beamish’s Saudade chases the intangible with a self-inflicted sense of foreboding." "An urgent energy beckons you to drink in the bodies on stage. Dancers’ arms curve like drooping tree branches to then ensnare their partners’ heads and torsos. If you’re slow to take in an entire scene, you risk the chance of missing the impact of Beamish’s morphing choreography." "Saudade deserves recognition and praise for its fearless investigation of its subject matter." "In Saudade, however, Beamish and his cast of contemporary performers bust convention apart, pushing boundaries with overt

Jan

11

Vancouver Premiere of Lone Wolf

An evening of solos danced by Joshua Beamish featuring creations by Beamish, Ame Henderson, and Noam Gagnon will be presented at the Annex in Vancouver Jan 29-31 at 8pm Click here for ticket

Jan

11

Dance Magazine discusses Josh’s adapted process in “How Online Videos Changed the Dance World”

Josh Beamish gives his feedback to Dance Magazine on how online video is changing dance making, and more specifically the influences of social media in his version of Giselle that is currently in the works. Click here for full