History

1992

  • Dance Co was established with two studios upstairs in the Arbutus Village Shopping Centre. 

1998

1995

  • Dance Co expanded to three studios, and the Junior, Intermediate and Senior companies were added to allow those gifted dancers the ability to excel without barriers.

  • Dance Co’s growth demanded an expansion to six studios. 

1999

  • Dance Etc (now known as Vancouver Dance Supply), our in-school dance shop, was added to better service the needs of our students. 

2000

  • Dance Co moved downstairs to our 7,500 square foot flagship location on the main floor of the Arbutus Village Shopping Centre.

2011

  • Dance Co introduced the Professional Division, a highly selective program geared to gifted young dancers with a keen desire to explore their craft both during and beyond their high school years.

2015

  • Dance Co further expanded its studio space by adding 3 beautiful studios in the basement of Arbutus Village Mall, now known as D1, D2 & D3. 

2016

  • Dance Co warmly opens a new set of doors to the Vancouver dance community with our second location in East Van, and further establishes the Graduate Training Program for post-secondary dancers interested in pursuing a professional career in dance/teaching.

2018

  • Dance Co opened a second store location at East Van Dance Co on Fraser and 41st. Our store became known as Vancouver Dance Supply.

2021

  • In November 2021, Dance Co opened the doors of their brand new space in the Arbutus Village. The new 10,000 square foot custom-built space boasts professional-sized studios, quiet homework areas, student lounges, aerial silks and tumble tracks!