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  • 2024
    January 2024 We learned a lot at our own funeral Creation residency February 1 & 2, 2024 When the ice melts, will we drink the water? LIMÓN, COSTA RICA February 1 & 2, 2024 We learned a lot at our own funeral (work-in-progress/open studio) LIMÓN, COSTA RICA February 4th - 24th My Tale on a Fish's Body Creation and Production residency Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity BANFF, ALBERTA February 23rd, 2024 Avant-Premiere : My Tale on a Fish's Body Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity BANFF, ALBERTA May 21 - June 2nd, 2024 We learned a lot at our own funeral Creation and Production residency Montpellier Danse MONTPELLIER, FRANCE July 3, 2024 WORLD PREMIERE We learned a lot at our own funeral 44th Festival of Montpellier Danse MONTPELLIER, FRANCE July 4, 2024 WORLD PREMIERE We learned a lot at our own funeral 44th Festival of Montpellier Danse MONTPELLIER, FRANCE July 5, 2024 WORLD PREMIERE We learned a lot at our own funeral Creation and Production residency 44th Festival of Montpellier Danse MONTPELLIER, FRANCE
  • 2023
    January 11th 2023 J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) EMPAC Troy, New York January 13th J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) Gibney New York City, New York January 14th J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) Gibney New York City, New York Serpentine, by Daina Ashbee, featured in the new hardcover : Moving the Museum Art Gallery of Ontario https://ago.ca/agoinsider/moving-museum March 22nd J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) The Dance Centre Vancouver International Dance Festival Vancouver, British Columbia March 23rd J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) The Dance Centre Vancouver International Dance Festival Vancouver, British Columbia March 24th J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) The Dance Centre Vancouver International Dance Festival Vancouver, British Columbia March 25th J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) The Dance Centre Vancouver International Dance Festival Vancouver, British Columbia April 1st Hello, Buffalo (avant-premiere) The Haven Gabriola Island, British Columbia WORLD PREMIERE Hello, Buffalo May 18th New York Live Arts New York, New York WORLD PREMIERE Hello, Buffalo May 19th New York Live Arts New York, New York Daina is honoured to be a contributor for a new project with The National Gallery of Victoria in Australia; involving partner organisations the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), Tate UK in 2023 / A work in progress , more informations to be revealed at a later date Serpentine September 23rd Festival Mauricie Arts Vivants Trois Rivières, Québec WORKSHOP with Daina Ashbee September 24th Festival Mauricie Arts Vivants Trois Rivières, Québec J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) September 28th IMPACT23 Festival Kitchener, Ontario J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) September 29th IMPACT23 Festival Kitchener, Ontario Hello, Buffalo September 30th IMPACT23 Festival Kitchener, Ontario Hello, Buffalo October 1st IMPACT23 Festival Kitchener, Ontario Daina Ashbee is grateful to be the recipient of the CANDANCE (Canadian Dance Network) award for small scale creations! The $20,000 investment will go towards her upcoming creation titled We learned a lot at our own funeral, stay tuned for creation residency updates, the world premiere, and tours taking place in France and across Canada in 2024-2025. December 11, 2023 When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Festival TBA Colombia December 14&15, 2023 When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Festival TBA Colombia December 2024 We learned a lot at our own funeral Creation residency with Juan Carlos Miranda Perez
  • 2022
    BANFF, ALBERTA Daina Ashbee recipient of The 2022 Clifford E. Lee Choreographer's Award December 4 - 18th 2022 TROY, NEW YORK Serpentine December 2, 2022 EMPAC WINNIPEG Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers Serpentine November 27, 8pm WINNIPEG Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers Serpentine November 26, 8pm WINNIPEG Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers Serpentine November 25, 8pm WINNIPEG Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers Serpentine November 24, 8pm MONTREAL, QUEBEC J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) November 12, 2022 The MAI (Montreal, Arts Interculturels) MONTREAL, QUEBEC J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) November 11, 2022 The MAI (Montreal, Arts Interculturels) MONTREAL, QUEBEC J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) November 10, 2022 The MAI (Montreal, Arts Interculturels) MONTREAL, QUEBEC J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) November 9, 2022 The MAI (Montreal, Arts Interculturels) BERGEN, NORWAY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) October 24, 2022 OKTOBERDANS FESTIVAL (Bit Teatergarasjen) BERGEN, NORWAY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (Time, Creation, Destruction) October 23, 2022 OKTOBERDANS FESTIVAL (Bit Teatergarasjen) ST. JOHNS, NEWFOUNDLAND Laborious Song October 6, 2022 FESTIVAL OF NEW DANCE DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY Daina Ashbee presence at Tanzmesse Aug 30 - Sept 3, 2022 BERLIN, GERMANY Female Indigenous Futures August 12, 2022 TANZ IM AUGUST FESTIVAL BERLIN, GERMANY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) August 11, 2022 TANZ IM AUGUST FESTIVAL BERLIN, GERMANY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) August 10, 2022 TANZ IM AUGUST FESTIVAL BERLIN, GERMANY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) August 9, 2022 TANZ IM AUGUST FESTIVAL OTTAWA, CANADA PACHA Release of Dance on Film by Daina Ashbee & Gabriel Nieto Dancing The Land ; National Arts Centre of Canada June 21, 2022 NEW YORK CITY Laborious Song June 12, 2022 Performance Mix Festival NEW YORK CITY Laborious Song June 11, 2022 Performance Mix Festival MONTREAL, QUEBEC J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) June 4, 2022 CIRCUIT-EST OFF-FTA POTSDAM, GERMANY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) May 18, 2022 Tanztage Potsdam - International Festival for Contemporary Dance POTSDAM, GERMANY J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) May 17, 2022 Tanztage Potsdam - International Festival for Contemporary Dance POTSDAM, GERMANY Workshop Embodied Meditation: Improvisation and Repertoire with Daina Ashbee May 11 - 15, 2022 Tanztage Potsdam - International Festival for Contemporary Dance GABRIOLA ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA Workshop March 27 & 28, 2022 Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre ​ VANCOUVER, CANADA J'ai pleuré avec les chiens (TIME CREATION DESTRUCTION) March 9 - 12, 2022 Vancouver International Dance Festival - The Dance Centre ​ HEREDIA, COSTA RICA Serpentine February 4, 2022 Performance Showcase, Revés ​ HEREDIA, COSTA RICA Improvisation workshop January 24 - 28, 2022 - Revés NEW YORK CITY, USA Excerpts - Laborious Song & J'ai pleuré avec les chiens - Time, Creation, Destruction January 14 & 15, 2022 Gibney: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center (CANCELLED)
  • 2021
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC Unrelated Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 24, 2021 MONTREAL, QUEBEC Unrelated Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 23, 2021 ​ MONTREAL, QUEBEC When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 22, 2021 MONTREAL, QUEBEC When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 21, 2021 ​ MONTREAL, QUEBEC Pour Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 20, 2021 MONTREAL, QUEBEC Pour Usine-C Daina Ashbee Retrospective October 19, 2021 ​ QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC Everytime I come up for air New Comission for La Maison pour la Danse avec Alice Vermandele October 11-15 2021 ​ MONTREAL, QUEBEC Laborious Song Usine-C Actoral Festival October 6, 2021 MONTREAL, QUEBEC Laborious Song Usine-C Actoral Festival October 5, 2021 ​ MONTREAL, QUEBEC Embodied Creativity and Choreography Workshop with Daina Ashbee at Studio 303 October 4th - 8th, 2021 ​ WORLDWIDE (OTTAWA, ONTARIO) try-fixer NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE "CAPSULE" 2021 ​ MARSEILLE, FRANCE Montévideo In residency, developing workshop and teaching practices July 13th - 23rd 2021 MONTPELLIER, FRANCE When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Montpellier Danse Festival July 8th 2021 @6pm ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Montpellier Danse Festival July 7th 2021 @6pm MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Laborious Song Montpellier Danse Festival July 4th 2021 @6pm ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Laborious Song Montpellier Danse Festival July 3rd 2021 @6pm MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Pour Montpellier Danse Festival July 2nd @6pm ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Pour Montpellier Danse Festival July 1st @6pm MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Unrelated Montpellier Danse Festival June 29th @ 6pm ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Unrelated Montpellier Danse Festival June 28th @ 6pm ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Serpentine Montpellier Danse Festival June 26th @ 6pm MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Serpentine Montpellier Danse Festival June 25th @ 6pm ​ BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Time, Creation, Destruction : J'ai pleuré avec les chiens KVS - Brussels City Theatre June 16 2021 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Time, Creation, Destruction : J'ai pleuré avec les chiens KVS - Brussels City Theatre June 15 2021 PARIS, FRANCE Time, Creation, Destruction : J'ai pleuré avec les chiens Les Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint Denis June 9, 2021 20h00 ​ PARIS, FRANCE Time, Creation, Destruction : J'ai pleuré avec les chiens Les Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint Denis June 8, 2021 20h00 ​ JYÄVESKYLA, FINLAND Unrelated Matkalla maan keskipisteeseen March 12th 2021 https://www.jyvaskyla.fi/ (IN MUSEUM, VIRTUAL PRESENTATION) ​ PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO Research Phase 2 - Biblioteca los mangos February 2021
  • 2020
    GUADALAJARA, MEXICO Te daré una buena noticia cada vez que respire Phase 1 - workshop December 7th - 18th 2020 ​ BRUSSELS, BELGIUM J'ai pleuré avec les chiens WORLD PREMIERE KVS Brussels City Theater December 10 & 11 2020 https://www.kvs.be/en/ (POSTPONED) ​ MONTREAL, QUEBEC Embodied Creativity and Choreography workshop hosted by Studio 303 November 9 - 13th 2020 presented online ​ ZAGREB, CROATIA DANCE WEEK FESTIVAL (Tjedan suvremenog plesa) Serpentine October 30th 2020 ​ MUNICH, GERMANY Serpentine Joint Adventures October 19&20 2020 https://www.jointadventures.net/en/ ​ MARSEILLE, FRANCE Laborious Song Actoral Festival October 3&4 2020 https://www.actoral.org/accueil/accueil/daina-ashbee_2 ​ JYÄVESKYLA, FINLAND Unrelated Matkalla maan keskipisteeseen September 25 & 26 2020 https://www.jyvaskyla.fi/ (POSTPONED) ​ A SHARED SOLITUDE Festival des Arts de Saint Sauveur Metropolitan Orchestra (Orchestre Métrolpolitain) Choreographed by Daina Ashbee Performed by Benjamin Kamino Composed and performed by Alejandra Odgers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eN9EYq93CU&t=16s ​ POTSDAM, GERMANY Serpentine POTSDAMER TANZTAGE 2020 August 13, 14, and 15 2020 ​ DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY Tanzmesse August 26 - 30, 2020 (CANCELLED) ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Laborious Song Montpellier Danse Festival July 7th 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Montpellier Danse Festival July 6th 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Serpentine Montpellier Danse Festival July 3rd 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Pour Montpellier Danse Festival July 1st 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ MONTPELLIER, FRANCE Unrelated Montpellier Danse Festival June 29th 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ PARIS, FRANCE (European premiere) Rencontres chorégraphiques internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis J'ai pleuré avec les chiensJune 4&5 2020 (POSTPONED) ​ MONTREAL (World premiere) J'ai pleuré avec les chiens FTA - Festival TransAmériques May 27th - 30th 2020 Montreal, QC (POSTPONED) ​ MONTREAL J'ai pleuré avec les chiens Agora de la Danse creation residency March 30 - April 3rd Montreal, QC (CANCELLED) ​ TORONTO, ONTARIO J'ai pleuré avec les chiens Creation Residency Harbourfront Centre March 23rd-28th 2020 (CANCELLED) ​ BRUSSLES, BELGIUM J'ai pleuré avec les chiens Creation Residency KVS - Brussels City Theatre March 9th - 20th 2020 ​ BRUSSLES, BELGIUM Laborious Song - World Premiere March 3rd 2020 Kaaitheatre's WoWmen Festival at KVS
  • 2019
    PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO New Work, Mixed works and research Plataforma 322 Producción Arte Cultura December 2 - 16th, 2019 ​ ​ MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC Laborious Song (work-in-progress/excerpt) November 21, 2019 Emerge Musée d'Art Contemporain (MAC) ​ CARDIFF, WALES New Work, Mixed works and research Residency November 11 - 17th 2019 Cardiff Dance Festival http://dance.wales/cdf19/daina-ashbee ​ CALGARY, ALBERTA Pour October 23 & 24 2019 Fluid Festival ​ VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA Instant Pleasure Pressure Commissioned by EDAM Dance edam choreographic series October 23rd - November 2nd 8pm ​ ​ NEW YORK, NEW YORK Daina Ashbee wins a Bessie Award Outstanding Breakout Choreographer October 14th, 2019 ​ MONTREAL, QUÉBEC Serpentine October 9, 10, 11 2019 Usine-C http://usine-c.com/serpentine ​ KITCHENER WATERLOO Pour September 25 & 26 2019 Impact Festival 19 http://mtspace.ca/productions/pour/ ​ ROTTERDAM Pour September 18th 2019 Theater Rotterdam https://www.theaterrotterdam.nl ​ SAINT-ÉTIENNE, FR Pour July 2nd 2019 Festival des 7 Collines ​ NEW YORK, NEW YORK Daina Ashbee nominated for Bessie Award : <<outstanding>></outstanding> July 10th 2019 ​ MONTREAL, QC Laborious Song (excerpt) June 1&2 2019 @ Espace Wilder OFFTA Festival ​ MUNICH, DE Minutemade Dance 16&17 May 2019 @Muffathalle Munich Dance Biennale / Gartnerplatz Theatre ​ MONTREAL, QC Pour Agora de la Danse 1, 2, 3 May @ Espace Wilder ​ ​ TORONTO,ON Serpentine April 26th @ The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Harbourfront Centre ​ ​ NANAIMO Serpentine April 16th & 17th @ The Port Theatre Crimson Coast Dance Society ​ ​ CINCINNATI Serpentine April 12 & 13th @ The Contemporary Art Center This Time Tomorrow Festival ​ ​ VANCOUVER, BC Serpentine March 27, 28, 29 & 30 @ KW Studios Vancouver International Dance Festival ​ ​ QUEBEC CITY Choreographic Workshop lead by Daina Ashbee L'Artère March 11 - 15th La Maison pour la Danse ​ ​ QUEBEC CITY Pour March 4, 5, 6 & 7 @ La Maison pour la Danse La Rotonde ​ ​ TORONTO, ON Pour February 23, 23, 24 @ Theatre Centre Native Earth and Civic Theatres ​ ​ NEW YORK CITY, NY Serpentine January 9, 10 & 11 @ La Mama First Nations Dialogues - American Realness Festival
  • 2018
    BANFF, ALBERTA ​J'ai pleuré avec les chiens November 20th - December 2nd, 2018 Creation Residency - Indigenous Arts Banff Centre for the Arts ​ ​ MONTREAL, QC Pour November 15th @ 18h00 November 16th @ 14h00 off-Cinars ​ ​ ​ MONTREAL, QC November 10th 2018 Daina will participate in Studio 303's REMIX ​ BRUSSELS, BE Pour October 26 & 27, 2018 KVS - Brussels City Theatre ​ ​ BERGEN, NO Pour October 20 & 21, 2018 Oktoberdans 2018, Bit Teatergarasjen ​ ​ STAVANGER, NO Pour October 17 & 18, 2018 RIMI/RISK ​ ​ BRUSSELS, BE J'ai pleuré avec les chiens October 1 - 12, 2018 Creation Residency KVS - Brussels City Theatre ​ ​ VANCOUVER, BC Work-in-progress excerpts of J'ai pleuré avec les chiens will be performed by Lorena Ceraso September 14&15 2018 The Dance Centre ​ ​ PRAGUE, CZ Choreographic workshops / with Daina Ashbee July 18-20, 2018 Nultý Bod (Zero Point Festival) ​ ​ PRAGUE, CZ Pour July 16th 2018, 20h00 Nultý Bod (Zero Point Festival) ​ ​ ​ VENICE, IT like a trail through a forest which becomes more and more faint and finally diminishes to a nothing June 1 - 28 2018 : creation June 29th 2018, 18h00 : performance The Venice Biennale : Biennale College Dance 2018 ​ ​ MONTREAL, QC Choreographic workshop / with Daina Ashbee May 2&4 2018 Ondinnok/Tangente Danse Corps Entravé, Corps Dansant : Ondinnok and Tangente ​ ​ MADRID, ES Pour March 14th 2018 Ellas Crean Festival Conde Duque ​ ​ BARCELONA, ES Pour March 9&10 2018 Sala Hiroshima ​ ​ VANCOUVER, QC Pour February 1-2-3 2018 The Dance Centre PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
  • 2017
    MEXICO CITY, MX A solo for Pieter December 4-13 2017 Creation Residency Centro de Producción de Danza Contemporanea Mexico City, Mexico MONTERREY,MX Serpentine (Mexico premiere) December 3rd 2017 Teatro de Centro de las Artes/CONARTE ​ MONTREAL,QC Pour November 28 2017 Parcours Danse et Agora de la Danse ​ ​ HELSINKI, FI Pour 9 - 11 November 2017 Moving in November Festival ​ MONTREAL,QC Serpentine (Premiere) October 31th - November 1st 2017 Usine-C ​ OTTAWA, ON Unrelated 26-27 October 2017 National Arts Centre ​ NUUK, GL A Solo for Pieter Residency http://nuuknordisk.gl/da/ Presentation : October 21th ​ MARSEILLE, FR Pour Actoral October 12&13 2017 Marseille, France VIRTY-SUR-SCENE, FR Serpentine (excerpt) September 28th 2017 Les Plateaux La Briqueterie Vitry-sur-Scène, France ​ POSTDAM, DE Residency, New creation, research and development August 26th - September 3rd Fabrik - Potsdam www.fabrikpotsdam.de ​ BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, IT Daina Ashbee is in residency July 1 - 7 2017 Centro per la Scena Contemporanea ​ Daina is now an associate artist of Centre de Création O Vertigo as of July 1st 2017, as well as Artist in Residence at Agora de la Danse for a three-year term. Daina was named <<promising>> by the German magazine, TANZ.</promising> ​ VENICE, IT Unrelated June 29th La Biennale di Venezia ​ VENICE, IT ​When the ice melts, will we drink the water? June 29th 2017 La Biennale di Venezia ​ MONTREAL,QC Pour June 2 - 3 - 4 2017 Festival TransAmeriques ​ POSTDAM, DE Unrelated May 25&26 2017 fabrik Potsdam Tanztage International Festival of Contemporary Dance ​ PARIS, FR Pour May 19-20-21 2017 Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales ​ MUNICH, DE Unrelated May 14&15 2017 International Dance Festival Biennale ​ MONTREAL, QC When the ice melts, will we drink the water? March 29&April 1st 2017 Agora de la Danse ​ VITRY-SUR-SEINE, FR A Solo for Pieter Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique and La Briqueterie–Centre de développement chorégraphique du Val-de-Marne offer a creation residency to a Quebec artist at La Briqueterie’s studios in Vitry-sur-Seine in March 2017, while a French artist will be welcomed at Circuit-Est. Québec choreographer selected : Daina Ashbee French choreographer selected : Sylvain Huc ​ MONTREAL, QC Serpentine January 20&21 2017 Daina presents a short work-in-progress The MAI (Montreal, Art Interculturels) Welcome to Indian Country
  • 2016
    ​LONDON, UK ​Unrelated November 24th 2016 Homelands Festival sacred: homelands festival ​ ​ MONTREAL, QC November 15th 2016 "Best Choreographic Work of the Season 2015 - 16" When the ice melts, will we drink the water? Présenté par: CONSEIL DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES DU QUÉBEC Les Prix de Danse de Montréal ​​ ​ BERGEN, NO Unrelated October 21&22 2016: OKTOBERDANS 2016 bit teatergarasjen ​​ ​ MONTREAL,QC Pour (Premiere) 2016 September 26th - 7pm 27th, 29th and 30th - 8pm La Chapelle: Scenes Contemporaines Montreal, QC ​ MONTREAL, QC When the ice melts, will we drink the water? June 4&5 2016 OFFTA http://offta.com/en/2016-edition/program/ Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui ​ ​ Daina "Artist of the Month" May 2016 Artere: http://www.artere.qc.ca/dashbee ​ ​ MONTREAL, QC Pour April 18-30 2016 Residency @ La Chapelle: Scenes Contemporaines ​ MONTREAL, QC When the ice melts, will we drink the water? April 22nd 2016 RAOTIHÓN:TSA La Chapelle: Scenes Contemporaines ​ ​ TOURS MEXICO Unrelated February 24th: Sunland School of the Arts, Mexico City March 1-3: M.I.I.C.A., Mazatlan, Mexico March 5-6: Teatro del Centro de las Artes/CONARTE, Monterrey
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