Nanaimo Contemporary Ballet is excited to offer an advanced workshop with Josh Beamish.

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 3pm-6pm
Cost: $30 for non-NCB company members

This workshop is open to NCB company members and to advanced dancers aged 14+ (must be dancing at an intermediate dance level. Please contact the artistic director at if you have any questions on dancer level).

As this is a company workshop, SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED

To register for the workshop, please go to the REGISTRATION FORM


Canadian choreographer Joshua Beamish founded MOVETHECOMPANY in 2005. His works have since extensively toured throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has created with The Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, Cape Town Opera, New York City Ballet Principal dancers Wendy Whelan for Restless Creature and Ashley Bouder for The Ashley Bouder Project, The National Ballet of Canada’s YOUdance, Compania Nacional de Danza de Mexico, South Africa’s Cape Dance Company, Toronto Dance Theatre and by Cirque du Soleil for World EXPO Shanghai. He is a founding member of The Joyce Theatre’s Young Leader’s Circle Committee, a Jerome Robbins Foundation grantee and an alumni of the NY Choreographic Institute, a division of the New York City Ballet.

Joshua is the recipient of artistic residencies throughout North America, including the Rockefeller Foundation’s Pocantico Center, the Banff Centre, Jacob’s Pillow and a term as the National Incubator Artist for the American Dance Institute in Washington, DC. Notable recent presentations include The Joyce Theater in New York, The Royal Opera House in London, Princeton University, London’s The Place, New York’s Guggenheim Museum, a Jacob’s Pillow world premiere, a Fire Island Dance Festival Commission, Chicago’s The Harris Theater, Artists in Action in Mumbai and a 24-dancer evening for MOVETHECOMPANY commissioned by the Bangkok International Festival to celebrate 50 years of Canadian and Thai political relations.

He most recently premiered a new full-length production Saudade, at the BAM Fall 2017 Next Wave Festival in New York and made his debut in the dance season at Canada’s National Arts Centre.

Photos by Alex Brinson Photography