The 5th annual Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival is focusing on site-specific works, where the choreographers and dancers present pieces in alternative performance venues, both indoors and outdoors. 



Meagan O’Shea / Stand Up Dance (Toronto, ON)

Votive Dance (Halifax, NS)

Kelli Wray (Saint John) 

Nawal Doucette (Saint John)

Ever After (Saint John)

Students from Rothesay Ballet School and InterAction School of the Performing Arts



Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival

The Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival is an annual festival that features professional dance artists. Contemporary dance is celebrated through live performances and workshops. All events take place in Saint John, New Brunswick.


The festival’s programming seeks to offer a variety of artistic performances highlighting contemporary dance in Canada and is open to performers of all cultural backgrounds, offering local audiences a diverse showcase of movement. The Festival consists of a Kick-Off Party at the Buckland Gallery, the Main Stage show at the Sanctuary Theatre, workshops and site-specific performances.

Students from Rothesay Ballet School - site-specific performance - Queen Square. 2014

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