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We acknowledge that the Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

This place is the unceded and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples, the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and has been stewarded by them since time immemorial. 

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret actively promotes community and communication through personal expression and group performance practice. Our aim is to strength the local community through the arts, because we believe that a strong, connected and loving community leads to a better ability to make necessary changes together and protect what is precious to us all.

SUPPORT THE

DUSTY FLOWERPOT

Support the Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret with a financial contribution that will help us produce more great shows, festivals and events. The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret is a non-profit arts society, that is funded entirely by grants and community contributions. We thank you for your kind donation.

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Check it out! We made headlines on The Georgia Straight!

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PARADE
OF LOST SOULS 2024

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PAST PARADES

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DANCING!
DRINKS!
FRIENDS!
JAZZ MUSIC!

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Weekly swing dance nights at 2050 Scotia Street, every Tuesday 7 - 10 pm
Free taster lesson at 7:20pm

Band starts at 7:30pm

 

But that's not all! Come for the class & stay for the dance!!! JOIN NOW for the ever popular, lively & fun "SWING SERIES" which happens every Tuesday from 6 - 7pm at The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret - located at 2050 Scotia Street! Each 6-week course is progressive from week to week and is suitable for all beginners & intermediates! Please pre-register & COME DANCE WITH US on Tuesdays from 6:00 - 10:00pm! Oh ya, that's right! Of course, you get free entry to the Swing Out by attending the classes! EVERY LEVEL of dancer always gets to play, participate & learn new tricks! Especially with our new renovations completed & a brand new dance floor!!! We have so much more cool dance floor to cut a rug on, so there's room for everybody!

 

 

Join any of our 6-Week Swing Series!

Dance Lessons will run from September 2023 until May 2024

Sept 5th - Oct 10 ***You can still join this series next Tuesday for $100 pre-registration!***

Oct 17 - Nov 21

Nov 28 - Jan 2

Jan 9 - Feb 13

Feb 20 - March 26

April - 2 - May 7

Swing Series Registration Information

$120 for 6 amazing weeks of Swing Dance Lessons!
Please pay by paypal or e-tranfser to: dustyflowerpotcabaret@gmail.com

 

*Paypal payment info coming soon. Stay tuned!*

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BECOME A MEMBER

SWING OUT CLUB CARD

$40 a month to join

*free entrance to all swing outs in that month. 

Jive, twist, and twirl your way through months of swing

dancing fun with The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret! For just

$40 a month, you can unlock the rhythm

of the dance floor. Go all-in with 4 months at once for

only $150, saving you a bundle while

showing your love for

swing dancing and supporting the

Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret! 

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SLOW DANCE
SPEED DATING

AT GLORIA'S HAPPY HOUR!

Gloria's surprise for you? Slow Dance Speed Dating! It's a twist on traditional speed dating, where time slows down, and connections are made at a leisurely pace. You might make friends, or perhaps find something more special – it's all about savouring the moment.

 

Worried about your dance skills? No need! This isn't a race; it's a sensual, unhurried shuffle to the rhythm of your heart. Let the music be your guide, and if all else fails, just blame it on the music and/or Gloria. 

At The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret, we celebrate love and inclusivity. Whether you're single, coupled up, or just looking for a good time, we've saved a spot for you.

Worried about striking up conversations? Fear not! In this friendly and relaxed atmosphere, you'll discover connections you never expected while swaying to the music beneath the glimmering disco ball.

Put on your dancing shoes and prepare for an evening filled with laughter and surprises, courtesy of The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret's talented crew. Whether you find a soulmate, simply a new partner in crime, or in dire need to be entertained, you're in for an unforgettable night you'll be reminiscing about for years to come.

The doors open at 6:30 PM, and Slow Dance Speed Dating kicks off promptly at 7 PM, concluding at 8:30 PM. Afterward, let loose at our video dance party, enjoy drinks at the bar, and explore our quirky costume sale from 8:30 PM to 10 PM.

Secure your tickets now for only $30 on Eventbrite – they're going fast!

 

 

 

Ready to embark on a journey to find love, but in the slowest way possible? 

Mark your calendar for two unforgettable evenings: November 17th is for our gay males (male identifying same-sex), and December 1st is for those seeking opposite-sex connections. Join us at 2050 Scotia Street in Vancouver, BC.

Gloria, our charming host, is not your average matchmaker. She's a former chorus girl turned relationship guru with a penchant for humor and a taste for delightful libations.

 

CLOWN GYM

 

MORE INFO COMING SOON!!!

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CLOWN CLASS

MORE INFO COMING SOON!!!

DEDICATED TO CREATING AND SUPPORTING ORIGINAL WORK OF PHYSICAL THEATRE ON STAGES BOTH TRADITIONAL AND SITE SPECIFIC

Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret was formed in 2006 on a rainy winter's night in a Strathcona, Vancouver art studio, when a group of local artists met over red wine and blue cheese and decided to collaborate.

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret is dedicated to creating and supporting original work of physical theatre in stages both traditional and site specific. Since 2013, we operate from our studio The Dusty Flower Shop which is also available for rentals.
The DFC creates large scale musicals, small scale roving acts, and festivals. On a regular basis the DFC produces the well loved and community involved Parade of Lost Souls, a monthly "Third Thursday Cabaret" and a weekly "Clown Gym" work out for anyone who has clown or physical theatre equivalent training. All of these events are offered by donation. Please contact Kat Single-Dain, Artistic Director since 2013, to get involved with our season of activities, as there are many many opportunities!

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the  SCARLET

Queen of Mercy

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REHEARSE, REFINE, PLAY

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Society is proud to announce the opening of a new mini black box rehearsal theatre in Vancouver's beautiful Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood. The Flower Shop is open for rentals and other opportunities. Contact us for more information or to book a rental. 

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HAPPENINGS IN THE DFC COMMUNITY

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret presents a new initiative to help promote the shows, workshops, events and other projects of the expansive DFC community. Check back soon, and often, to find out what's happening around town. You don't want to miss out on the creative ingenuity of our friends!

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THE DUSTY FLOWERPOT CABARET PRESENTS

The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret is East Vancouver's beloved performance and production company, best known for creating fully immersive, theatrical worlds such as The Valley of Ashes, Hard Times Hit Parade, Scarlett Queen of Mercy, The Village Project, The Listening Jar and the annual Parade of Lost Souls. 

GET THAT DUSTY

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BECOME A DUSTY MEMBER!

Annual Membership with The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret Society gives you discounts and pre-sale privileges on select shows. Your yearly membership will also demonstrate your support and appreciation of The Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret’s artistic significance and contribution to the local arts scene in Vancouver.

REACH THE DUSTY CREW

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES:

dustyflowerpotcabaret@gmail.com

DUSTY FLOWER SHOP BOOKINGS & INQUIRIES:

dustyflowershop@gmail.com

DFC CLASSIFIEDS POSTINGS & INQUIRIES:

classifieds.dfc@gmail.com

DFC TREASURY:

dfctreasury@gmail.com

 

THIRD THURSDAY CABARET BOOKINGS & INQUIRIES:

cabaret.dfc@gmail.com

PARADE OF LOST SOULS INQUIRIES:

paradeoflostsouls@gmail.com

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