Vancouver-based Out Innerspace Dance Theatre (OIS) was founded by David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen on unceded Indigenous land of the Coast Salish peoples and has dedicated over 10 years to creating extraordinary dance experiences through uncompromising rigour and unreserved ingenuity. OIS’s creations have toured nationally and internationally for 8 years. Their works have been awarded The 2014 CanDance Creation Fund, The 2019 Crystal Dance Prize and Associate Artist of Agora de la Danse in Montreal for the next 3 years. Entering their 17th year of collaboration, David and Tiffany are creating works for Ballet BC (Canada), Netherlands Dance Theatre 2, Hessisches Staats Ballett (Germany) and LUCODA Collective (Luxembourg). Bygones has been invited to Tanzmesse (Dusseldorf), Julidans (Amsterdam) Torino Danza, Theatre Freiburg, Cinars (Montreal), Milanoltre Festival (Milan), Canada’s National Arts Centre and venues in France, Hungary, South Korea and across Canada. Their education program Modus Operandi offers relevant dance development and individualized mentorship generating some of Canada’s most radical and inspired young dance artists.
“The dancing is athletic, satisfying and accomplished. Tregarthen and Raymond’s vision is jaw-droppingly original…abstract, visceral and challenging. This is bold and exciting contemporary dance.” – Times Colonist