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

Join us for our Fall Fundraiser!

October 20th, 2018

CBC Studio 700
700 Hamilton St.

Join Co.ERASGA as we celebrate our 18th season with our fall fundraiser!

salo-salo: An Evening with Co.ERASGA will be an interactive night where you will see live performance of a work-in-progress, eat delicious authentic Filipino cuisine( (provided by Kulinarya), and will have the chance to participate in a silent suction with donations by amazing local businesses and artists such as:

Brigitte Potter-Mael
Yasuhiro Okada
Karen Merrifield

Ollie Quinn
Mt Lehman Winery
Cartems Donuterie
Matchstick Coffee
JJ Bean

and more!

Tickets available now!

EXchanges Series 2018 with Gabriel Dharmoo
October 9-13, 2018

*The workshop is now full*

October 9-12, 12-4pm
October 13, 2-6pm

In partnership with The Dance Centre.

This vocal improvisation workshop aims to awaken a variety of unheard sounds that sleep deep in your throat. Your voice will resonate with that of other participants, as you participate in various vocal exploration exercises, follow an intuitive choral conducting method specifically designed for non-musicians. Anyone curious to explore the full potential of their vocal instrument is welcome; no formal musical training necessary. A community-building, artistic, liberating, playful, unexpected and bizarre workshop!

Gabriel Dharmoo’s musical practice encompasses composition, vocal improvisation and research. His works have been performed in Canada, the U.S.A, Europe, Australia, Singapore and South Africa. He was awarded the Canada Council for the Arts Jules Léger (2017) and Robert Fleming Prize (2011), the MusCan Student Composer Competition (2017), the SOCAN Jan V. Matejcek Award (2016), the Fernand-Lindsay Prix d’Europe composition prize (2011), as well as 6 prizes from the SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composer. His work as a singer and interdisciplinary artist led to his performative solo Imaginary Anthropologies, awarded at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival (2015) and the SummerWorks Performance Festival (2016). He is currently enrolled in Concordia Unversity’s PhD “Individualized Program” with Sandeep Bhagwati (Music), Noah Drew (Theatre) and David Howes (Anthropology of the Senses).

Photo by Trevor Lush.

October-December 2018

In partnership with Migrante BC and Co.ERASGA.

Symposium and Exhibition | December 18, 2018 – International Migrant’s Day
in partnership with the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre

This project aims to create critical and creative space where professional artists and Filipino migrants create art together. The artistic partners will carry out various phases of creative exchange. This process will give critical agency among the participants allowing their distinct voices to emerge within a space with an atmosphere of free will, joyous participation and critical public engagement. In this initiative, the artists and the migrant participants work together in exploring artistic practices and will integrate critical and empathic discussions on settler colonialism, history of migration, arts and the migrants and indigenous ways of knowing and being. We believe that these critical and empathic processes of artistic integration between the artists and the participants is much needed among the Filipino-Canadian communities in BC.


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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

© Co.ERASGA 2018