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Welcome 2020/21 New & Returning Artists 150 150 Archway Publishers

Welcome 2020/21 New & Returning Artists

We are excited to announce the 2020/21 Company, which includes 2 former company members who are returning, Brandon Lee Alley and Livona Ellis, and one new guest artist, Rena Narumi! A North Carolina native, Brandon began his dance training at the Eastern Randolph High School when he was 14 under the direction of Britt Allen. He later attended the Greensboro Ballet’s…

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Meet Our 2020/21 Emerging Artists 150 150 Archway Publishers

Meet Our 2020/21 Emerging Artists

We are excited to give you a taste of what is to come this upcoming season. Please join us in welcoming our six amazing Emerging Artists! The Emerging Artist program supports the professional development of distinctively talented and emerging dance artists. The program provides an opportunity to work closely with Ballet BC’s artistic team, enabling…

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Donor Giving Series 150 150 Archway Publishers

Donor Giving Series

Sonja Sanguinetti on being part of our Legacy Circle Sonja Sanguinetti is an all around arts lover. Sonja is a subscriber, monthly donor, and, most recently, a member of our Legacy Circle. Sonja shares why she thinks Ballet BC is a special organization and her decision on joining our Legacy Circle. “My mother was an…

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Our Commitment to You 150 150 Archway Publishers

Our Commitment to You

Ballet BC shares the outrage felt by the world, mourning the ruthless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Breonna Taylor, Chantel Moore, Rodney Levi, Tony McDade, and the other lives taken at the expense of police brutality both in the United States as well as here in Canada. These actions are the result…

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Coming Together with Gather’in 150 150 Archway Publishers

Coming Together with Gather’in

After announcing the cancellation of the remainder of our 2019/20 season, we have considered what we, as a company, want to share with our community. In an effort to connect with you from a distance and in the hopes to ignite meaningful conversation, we are excited to launch a new project: Gather’in. For this series,…

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Reviews/Previews: Romeo + Juliet 150 150 Archway Publishers

Reviews/Previews: Romeo + Juliet

Reviews March 4, 2020 “…the most provocative, physical storytelling skills I have ever witnessed in any ballet.”Broadway WorldRead full article March 5, 2020 “[Romeo + Juliet is] a production that seems to be getting better with time”The Georgia StraightRead full article March 6, 2020 “…if [Romeo + Juliet] is not seen, it will be a…

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A letter to our patrons: our response to COVID-19 150 150 Archway Publishers

A letter to our patrons: our response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into uncertain and tumultuous times. We realize that your focus is rightfully on your own health and well-being, as well as that of your loved one’s. All of us at Ballet BC want to reassure you that our primary concern in this crisis is the health of our…

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An Update from Ballet BC 150 150 Archway Publishers

An Update from Ballet BC

To all friends of Ballet BC: Thank you for the overwhelming amount of support that you have provided Ballet BC over the last week. We hope that you are using this time to focus on your well-being, safety, and that of your loved ones. All of us at Ballet BC are following the COVID-19 crisis…

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Romeo + Juliet Casting Announcement 150 150 Archway Publishers

Romeo + Juliet Casting Announcement

In case you missed it, casting has been announced for this season’s production of Romeo + Juliet, choreographed by Medhi Walerski! Ballet BC dancers Emily Chessa and Kirsten Wicklund will reprise their roles as Juliet once again this year, while we welcome two new Romeos this season — Justin Rapaport and Dex van ter Meij!…

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Love, Fate and Family: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet Returns in Response to Unprecedented Demand and Sold Out Performances 150 150 Archway Publishers

Love, Fate and Family: Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet Returns in Response to Unprecedented Demand and Sold Out Performances

The historic, deeply human story of “star-crossed lovers” within Ballet BC’s Program 2: Romeo + Juliet is gracing the stage of Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre March 4-7, 2020. Artfully crafted by choreographer Medhi Walerski, Ballet BC’s incoming Artistic Director, guests will be delighted by a fresh and bold retelling of this classic story. Set to…

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