About Pangaea Arts

Pangaea (pan-jay-ah)
n. a hypothetical single continent of the Triassic period (200 million years ago). From the Greek pan (all) + gaea (earth).

Pangaea Arts
n. a tool used to bring the world closer together, engaging the senses, the mind, and the heart.


Pangaea Arts is an intercultural, interdisciplinary world arts organization based in Vancouver. Pangaea Arts was formed to promote cultural interaction and the exchange of ideas between diverse communities and to introduce Canadian audiences to performance traditions from around the world. Pangaea Arts creates productions that educate by participation, encouraging audiences and artists to actively investigate different cultures and ideas.


Pangaea Arts would not exist without the support of a large number of individuals and organizations.

2010 Legacies Now
Arts Partners in Creative Development
ArtsNow Innovations Program (Olympic Legacy)
• Assembly of BC Arts Councils (BC 150)
• Axis Theatre Company
BC 2000 Millennium Fund
BC Arts Council
• BC Gaming Commission
BC Hydro
BC Teachers Federation
Britannia Secondary School Support Society
Canada’s Year of Asia Pacific
Canada Council of the Arts (Inter-Arts and Theatre Sections)
City of Richmond
• City of Vancouver Cultural Affairs
• CORE Digital Pictures
• Fraser Wharves
• Fraser River Port Authority
• G & F Financial Group
• Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
• Gateway Theatre
• Hamber Foundation
Japan Canada Fund
Japanese Canadian National Museum
Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation
• National Association of Japanese Canadians
National Nikkei Heritage Centre
Presentation House
• Richmond Sister City Committee
• Richmond Museum
• Richmond Cultural Centre
• Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre
Royal Bank of Canada
• Spirit of BC (Olympic Legacy)
• Science World
UBC Asian Studies
• UBC Theatre Dept.
• Unesco
Vancouver Film School
Vancouver Foundation
Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Vancouver School Board
Vancouver Multi-Cultural Society
• YVR – Vancouver International Airport Authority