2021/22 Choreographer Out Innerspace

Vancouver-based Out Innerspace Dance Theatre (OIS) was founded by David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen on unceded Indigenous land of the Coast Salish peoples. David and Tiffany formed their collaboration during a two-year residency in Antwerp, Belgium. Their performance careers include Wen Wei Dance, Justine A. Chambers, Company 605, Beijing Modern Dance Company and dancing with Kidd Pivot since 2013. OIS’s creations have toured nationally and internationally for 8 years and have been awarded The 2014 CanDance Creation Fund, 2019 Crystal Dance Prize and Associate Artists 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). Their latest work Bygones has been invited to Tanzmesse (Dusseldorf), Julidans (Amsterdam) Torino Danza, Theatre Freiburg, 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.

Tiffany Tregarthen; David Raymond. Images by Michael Slobodian.