Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Win a VIP Experience

Comments 46 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The boys are back in town! Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo return to Vancouver by popular demand. New York’s all-male ballerinas are back with more highbrow hilarity following 2015’s sold out, smash hit appearance.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

The sensational evening will see the all-male, cross-dressing troupe apply breathtaking technical prowess and rampant sauciness to a new batch of ridiculously re-interpreted classical ballets, including Swan Lake, La Esmeralda, and Don Quixote.


Photo by Sascha Vaughn

When: January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8:00pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (600 Block Hamilton St, Vancouver)
Tickets: $29 to $129 (plus applicable fees) online or by phone 1-877-840-0457

Founded by a group of professional dancers in 1974, the New-York based company is dedicated to presenting saucily skewered, lovingly crafted parodies of the beloved ballet classics.


Photo by Zoran Jelenic

Since its first performances, the company was recognized and lauded by audiences and esteemed critics alike, and began a grand tradition of international touring shortly thereafter. Today, Les Trocks have performed in more than 30 countries and 500 cities worldwide.

In the four decades since the company’s founding, the original concept of Les Trocks has not changed. The company of professional male dancers perform a full range of classical ballet and modern dance repertoire, with faithful and attentive detail paid to the manners and conceits of the various dance styles.

The ensemble’s legendary comedy emerges by incorporating and exaggerating the foibles, accidents, and underlying incongruities of serious dance. The fact that men dance all the parts – heavy bodies delicately balancing en pointe as swans, sylphs, water sprites, romantic princesses, and angst-ridden Victorian ladies – enhances, rather than mocks, the spirit of dance as an art form, delighting and amusing novice and knowledgeable audiences alike.

Win a VIP Experience

You have the chance to win a backstage VIP Make-Up Masterclass Package with dancers from Les Trocks on January 21st. The winner and their guest will get the chance to watch artists from the company transform during a make-up masterclass demonstration. The winner will also receive a meet & greet with company dancers, a VIP gift bag, and of course a pair of tickets to the performance on January 21st.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017. The VIP experience is for January 21, 2017 only. If the winner cannot attend, another name will be drawn.

Update The winner is Jen!

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46 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. TasnimWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 10:56am PST

    They are fantastic! I saw them in NYC years ago and was impressed.

  2. KellyWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 12:02pm PST

    Would absolutely love to see this show!!!

  3. Donna MaroulisWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 12:03pm PST

    I would love to see this ! I had never heard of this until now but it sounds so entertaining ! My daughter would love it too, I’m sure ! And if I won, it could be a late birthday celebration – I turn 60 on the 18th of January !

  4. lorWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 12:21pm PST

    Wow, looks fantastic!

  5. SabrinaWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 1:38pm PST

    Oh, this looks hilarious!

  6. EileenWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 3:25pm PST

    This would be an amazing experience!

  7. AliWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 3:48pm PST

    What a great date night!

  8. AdelinaWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 3:54pm PST

    I’ve heard so many awesome things about this group. Would love to see them for myself!

  9. Jason BWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 4:22pm PST

    Great prize to start the year.

  10. ShirleyWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 5:06pm PST

    I would love to go.

  11. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 6:06pm PST

    This would be hilarious!!!!

  12. Don McQueenWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 6:10pm PST

    This would be a fun and entertaining evening!

  13. KrystalWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 10:08pm PST

    Holy doodle these guys are incredible. So.much sass and creativity all rolled into awesomeness!

  14. KathyWednesday, January 4th, 2017 — 10:56pm PST

    This would be great fun to see

  15. SylviaThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 12:42am PST

    I think this would be hilarious to see live.

  16. DarwinThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 1:48am PST

    That looks rediculous. I have to see it!

  17. DonaldThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 7:21am PST

    Looks like a great show!

  18. ArielaThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 7:42am PST

    I would enjoy a good laugh! Thanks!

  19. Andy C.Thursday, January 5th, 2017 — 7:45am PST

    Looks like fun.

  20. LeanneThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 8:19am PST

    I would love to see this production! I have wanted to see them for years <3

  21. Ariel CThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 8:44am PST

    this looks funny!

  22. AdamThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 8:46am PST

    looks like fun!

  23. WallyThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 9:24am PST

    Please pick me!

  24. KellyThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 10:52am PST

    This looks like an awesome show! Would be great to see!

  25. sandra pinkThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 11:47am PST

    sounds like great entertainment

  26. Denise HThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 12:21pm PST

    What an incredible prize package! Thanks for the contest!

  27. TaraThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 2:45pm PST

    Well, I could use some make-up tips….This looks wonderfully kitschy.

  28. JenThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 3:59pm PST

    that looks like so much fun! thanks for putting it on our radar

  29. AndreaThursday, January 5th, 2017 — 9:11pm PST

    Wow, interesting!

  30. JasonFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 6:03am PST

    This is fantastic. Would love to go

  31. Anita StockerFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 8:16am PST

    The show looks hilarious!

  32. KimFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 11:25am PST

    Looks like fun!

  33. RyanFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 11:54am PST

    Have heard nothing but good things about this show. Would certainly love to see it!

  34. Bonnie RFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 1:10pm PST

    Wonderful fun!

  35. LucFriday, January 6th, 2017 — 1:26pm PST

    What a fun performance!

  36. adamSaturday, January 7th, 2017 — 8:26am PST

    Great giveaway! I’d love to take my daughter to this show!

  37. anne marieSaturday, January 7th, 2017 — 10:51am PST

    Sounds really fun. I would love to go! Thank you.

  38. TeresaSaturday, January 7th, 2017 — 12:36pm PST

    This sounds like so much fun!

  39. AmSaturday, January 7th, 2017 — 12:48pm PST

    Sounds like a unique experience. How cool.

  40. DebzSunday, January 8th, 2017 — 9:06pm PST

    Never seen them but would love to.

  41. Tiffany ShimMonday, January 9th, 2017 — 11:32am PST

    What a dream it would be to see this.

  42. MoniqueMonday, January 9th, 2017 — 11:36am PST

    I would LOVE the chance to check this out!

  43. TammyMonday, January 9th, 2017 — 8:49pm PST

    So lovely!

  44. sandra pinkTuesday, January 10th, 2017 — 8:41am PST

    they sound amazing… would be thrilled to have the chance to see the performance!

  45. Alana PWednesday, January 11th, 2017 — 7:58pm PST

    Would love to go

  46. DebzSunday, January 15th, 2017 — 6:43pm PST

    Have always wanted to see it! Looks fab & fun.

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