Ballet BC

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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Announcing Our Next Artistic Director: Medhi Walerski 150 150 Archway Publishers

Announcing Our Next Artistic Director: Medhi Walerski

Ballet BC is very pleased to announce that Medhi Walerski will become the Company’s new Artistic Director, effective July 2020*. Walerski succeeds Emily Molnar, who will leave at the end of the current season to become the Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT). Walerski brings a broad international network and a reputation for artistic…

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12 Days of Giveaways! 150 150 Archway Publishers

12 Days of Giveaways!

We’re giving away 12 gifts over the next 12 days! Check back each day from Dec 11 – 22, 2019 to see a new, exciting gift available for one day only. How to Enter: Purchase tickets to The Nutcracker and be automatically entered in that day’s giveaway draw. We’ll notify the winner the next business…

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Ballet BC brings Romeo + Juliet to Sydney Opera House 150 150 Archway Publishers

Ballet BC brings Romeo + Juliet to Sydney Opera House

Ballet BC is thrilled to announce that the company’s Australian premiere will take place June 10 – 14, 2020 at the Sydney Opera House with seven performances of Medhi Walerski‘s Romeo + Juliet. Sydney Opera House Head of Contemporary Performance, Olivia Ansell, says: “We are thrilled to welcome Canada’s Ballet BC to the Sydney Opera House…

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