Since 1998 New Works has operated as a vibrant dance management + performance organization.

We provide stable, affordable management services to some of Vancouver’s most innovative dance artists and companies while also managing special projects. New Works has also played a role in building the next generation of arts administrators by providing on-site management experience, supervision and mentorship

New Works currently manages:

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre is devoted to creating exciting and integral contemporary dance works. Determined to be innovative yet accessible, they push beyond traditional aesthetics and forms with unreserved ingenuity. Through research and experimentation, OIS celebrates the importance of challenging the preconceptions of what can be expected, experienced and expounded in contemporary dance.

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Stéphanie Morin-Robert

Stéphanie Morin-Robert is a critically acclaimed Canadian multidisciplinary artist dedicated to creating contemporary works that blur the separation between artistic disciplines.

She builds, presents, and tours intoxicating productions that are directly inspired by personal life experiences that challenge our society’s rigid stereotypes and boundaries.

She is a performing artist that pushes themes of empathy, honesty, and vulnerability and her past and upcoming Canadian, European, and American tours demonstrate the power of her work to cross borders. Her dance, multimedia, clown, and storytelling practice is celebrated by audiences, critics, and producers across Canada and internationally.

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James and Jamesy

2016’s CANADIAN COMEDY AWARD winners and 16-time ‘BEST OF FEST’ Fringe stars, James & Jamesy are creators and performers of physical comedy that celebrates imagination and friendship.

Their shows are innovative riffs on British farce, steeped in playfulness, meticulous physical comedy, and an unabashed love for the unexpected. With endearing characters, rich emotion, and fantastical imaginative adventures, the duo create immersive performances that remind adult audiences of the youthful wonder they still possess.

Touring nationally since 2013, and internationally since 2016, James & Jamesy delight thousands every year. They are considered “one of the most popular fringe duos ever,” by the CBC.

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Justine A. Chambers

Justine A. Chambers’ interests lie in collaborative creation and re-imagining dance performance. Drawn to the movement of all bodies, and focusing on the dances that are already there – the social choreographies present in the everyday – she has been creating performance projects throughout Canada since 2000. Chambers is a founding member of projet bk, associate artist to The Dance Centre, and in the winter of 2017 was an artist in residence at artist run centre 221a. Chambers was awarded Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prize in 2016 to create a new work in collaboration with her friend and colleague Laurie Young. In May of 2017, Chambers was one of three choreographers chosen to participate in the Yulanda Faris Choreographer’s Program.
Her recent works include: Semi-precious, The Choreography Walk, Family Dinner, Family Dinner: The Lexicon, Back It Up, Enters and Exits and COPY. Her choreographic projects have been presented at Vancouver Art Gallery (FUSE), Agora de la Danse, Canada Dance Festival, The Western Front, Dancing on the Edge Festival, Dance in Vancouver, New Dance Horizons and The Music Gallery. Recent collaborations include projects with Claudia Fancello, Evann Siebens, Marilou Lemmens & Richard Ibghy, Jen Weih, Brendan Fernandes and Josh Hite. In the fall of 2017, Chambers will present her work at the Festival of New Dance in St. John’s, New Foundland, and at Mile Zero in Edmonton, Alberta.
Chambers works actively as a performer and has recently been featured in the work of Oded Graf & Yossi Berg, Company 605, Mascall Dance, Wen Wei Dance, and Tara Cheyenne Performance. She acts as external monitor and rehearsal director for a number of Vancouver-based dance companies. She leads classes in contemporary dance technique and improvisation at Working Class, Modus Operandi Training Program, Arts Umbrella, Ballet BC and The Toronto Community Love-In.

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