Votive Dance is a Halifax based dance company, which has been creating and performing new and exciting works throughout the HRM and across Canada, over the past five years. The company was founded in 2012 by Kathleen Doherty and Stephanie Mitro, and has been under the Artistic Direction of Kathleen Doherty since inception. Since 2012 the company has commissioned new works by: Jacinte Armstrong, Rhonda Baker, Kathleen Doherty, Catherine Hayward, Katelyn McCulloch, Stephanie Mitro, Dyana Sonik Henderson, Amanda Stafford and Lydia Zimmer. These works plus others have been performed at Neptune Studio’s Scotiabank Studio Theatre, Alderney Landing Theatre, The Sonic Temple, DANSpace on Grafton, Bus Stop Theatre, as a part of The Atlantic Fringe Festival, as well as touring to Saint John, Moncton, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto & Montreal. Votive Dance is an extremely active part of Halifax’s local dance scene, and the company is proud to be in residence with The Bus Stop Theatre this season.
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