David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen (Out Innerspace)

David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen (Out Innerspace)


Photos: Michael Slobodian

Out Innerspace was founded in 2007 by Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond on unceded Indigenous of the Coast Salish peoples.

David and Tiffany’s studies and early careers lead them to New York, South Korea, Brazil, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, and Italy. Their collaboration formed during a two-year residency in Antwerp, Belgium before returning to Vancouver, Canada to form Out Innerspace and its education program Modus Operandi. They have worked at institutions including London School of Contemporary Dance, Rotterdamse Danssacademie, Fontys Dansacademie, Hansung University and NYU. Their performance careers include dancing with Justine A. Chambers, Company 605, Wen Wei Dance, Beijing Modern Dance Company and Kidd Pivot. 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, they are creating works for Ballet BC (Canada), NDT 2, Hessisches Staats Ballett (Germany) and LUCODA Collective (Luxembourg) while embarking on their 4th international tour with their latest work Bygones. Their education program Modus Operandi offers relevant dance development and individualized mentorship generating some of Canada’s most radical and inspired young dance artists.

Their new creation for NDT 2 in the 2021-2022 season marks the debut of Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond with NDT.