December 18th, 7-10pm
December 19th, 9am-4pm


Personal stories of migration told by Filipino and Latino migrant workers in celebration of International Migrant's Day

// upcoming

Passages of Rhythms

premiering October 2019

A fusion of tradition and contemporary movement, Passages of Rhythms is a cross-pollination of cultures enabling the body to be moved and transformed through complex rhythms, shapes, and voice. Passages of Rhythms aims to question and relate how the contemporary body and its symbiotic relations to dance and culture are interconnected through the expression of movement.

premiering October 2019

Dancers (L to R): Sujit Vaidya, Alvin Erasga Tolentino, Gabriel Dharmoo, Kasandra “La China”

Photo by Yasuhiro Okada

“contemporary, progressive, and provocative” - Georgia Straight

// about Co.ERASGA

We are a contemporary dance company founded on the principles of innovation, artistic integrity and social reflection.

Founded by choreographer and dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino in 2000, Co.ERASGA has a distinguished international reputation of a singular vision of hybrid dance, diversity and collaborations of other artistic practice and multimedia. At the heart of Co.ERASGA is Artistic Director Alvin Erasga Tolentino, a Filipino-Canadian artist of remarkable commitment, talent and energy, whose diverse cultural background and heritage has been a driving force for much of the company’s work. In addressing themes that reflect Tolentino’s individuality, global awareness and ethnicity, Co.ERASGA

exposes and explores issues of cultural identity, gender, hybridity, and promotes cross-cultural dialogue.

Celebrating its 19th anniversary in 2019, Co.ERASGA has created critically acclaimed contemporary dance productions: SOLA, BATO/Stone, MINORI, Volt, She Said, Field, OrienTik/Portrait, BODYGlass, PARADISE/Paradis, ADAMEVE/Man-Woman, Shadow Machine, EXpose, Unwrapping Culture, and most recently Collected, Traces and Still Here.


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Your generous contribution will help us create exciting new works, sustain the quality of our dynamic performances and maintain our dance education and youth outreach programs.

Co.ERASGA is Registered as Company Erasga Dance Society. Charitable registration number: 11907 5364 RR0001

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