Win Tickets to Ballet BC Program 2


Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 — 11:08am PST
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Ballet BC continues its dynamic 31st season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Canada, four unique voices in contemporary dance in Vancouver will honour this special occasion with a BC-inspired evening of works in collaboration with local designers and artists.


Solo Echo. Photo Michael Slobodian

Ballet BC Program 2

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
>When: 8:00pm March 16-18, 2017
Tickets: Tickets range from $21.25 to $91.25 (plus applicable charges) and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 1-855-985-2787 (855-985-ARTS) or online.

Under the artistic leadership of Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar, Program 2 features world premieres by choreographers Wen Wei Wang, Company 605, Lesley Telford, and the return of critically acclaimed Solo Echo by Crystal Pite.

World Premiere: New Work
Choreography: Company 605
Vancouver-based Company 605 is one of Canada’s most exciting emerging dance companies and is dedicated to producing new dance through a shared creative process. As Co-Artistic Directors of Company 605, dancers and creators Lisa Gelley and Josh Martin bring a fresh, urban approach to movement, incorporating elements from their eclectic backgrounds and training. This commission will mark their first collaboration with a ballet company, bringing their intelligence and sensitive choreographic perspective to Ballet BC in a driving and compelling work.

Canadian Premiere – Ballet BC 2015 – Solo Echo
Choreography: Crystal Pite
For this special occasion Ballet BC will remount the critically acclaimed Solo Echo, an exquisite work by Ballet BC alumna and Artistic Director of Kidd Pivot, choreographer Crystal Pite. Solo Echo was created for Nederlands Dans Theater and inspired by two sonatas for piano and cello by Johannes Brahms. Solo Echo describes the balancing point between the exuberant and sometimes reckless states of our ambition and fortitude in the prime of life, and the opposing force of a more collective spirit that begins to take shape in the reflection of our existence and surroundings in later years. It is a work that thrilled audiences in Vancouver and on tour.

World Premiere: New Work
Choreography: Lesley Telford
Vancouver native Lesley Telford displays exceptional drive, fragility and power in her choreographic voice. Ballet BC was the first professional dance company in Canada to support her work in 2014 with the audience favourite, An Instant. Most recently she has entered the international scene as a freelance choreographer producing commissions for Hubbard Street Dance Company 2, Nederlands Dans Theater, and Compañia Nacional de Danza 2. Ballet BC is thrilled to bring to life this exciting new collaboration that will rivet audiences with its grace and poignancy.

World Premiere: New Work
Choreography: Wen Wei Wang
After the success of In Motion, choreographed for Ballet BC in 2011, they are delighted to renew their relationship with Wen Wei Wang. Wang’s unique dance language symbolizes the Canada of today and honours the diversity of his life experiences. This commission will build on the startling and provocative works he has created as Artistic Director of Wen Wei Dance, inspiring the artists of Ballet BC, and speaking to their audience with his distinctive style and virtuosic elegance.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to Ballet BC’s Program 2 on March 17th performance to give away, 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 Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Follow Ballet BC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information about performances this season.

Update The winner is Christine!

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47 comments

  1. jan says:

    Haven’t been to the ballet in years

  2. lor says:

    looks wonderful 🙂

  3. Amanda says:

    I would love to take my husband to see the Ballet BC show. It would be a great date night! 😀

  4. Elisa R says:

    Would absolutely love to go to the ballet with my mom or sister, would be a great opportunity to connect!

  5. Tracy says:

    This looks fantastic!

  6. Christine says:

    My niece would love to see the ballet. I just attended my first ballet last Christmas and it was magical.

  7. Christine McKay says:

    My neice Kaela would love to see the ballet. I went to my first ballet this past Christmas and it was magical!

  8. Stotes says:

    This would be great!!

  9. sandra says:

    would love to attend this beautiful ballet

  10. Amy says:

    Love to go with my mom together for the first time ❤️

  11. Michelle says:

    I would love to go see Ballet BC with my daughter.

  12. Dale says:

    I’d love to go to the ballet!

  13. Shirley says:

    I’ve tried to win tickets but have never won. Hopefully it’s my chance this time.

  14. Sunshine H says:

    Would love to take DD to the ballet for the first time, and especially want to see the Crystal Pite work.

  15. Wally says:

    Please pick me if possible.

  16. Denise says:

    Really excited for Crystal Pite’s new work!

  17. Tammy H says:

    Magical!

  18. Tracy says:

    I’d love to see this!

  19. Kristy says:

    I would love to see this program!

  20. Justine says:

    It would be a wonderful introduction to dance!

  21. Shelly says:

    Would love to check this out

  22. Feng says:

    Would love to attend!

  23. Alex D says:

    This is on my calendar. Saw Program 1 last year and it was amazing.

  24. Mimi H says:

    My boyfriend is very excited about ballet!

  25. Eileen says:

    I’d love to see this!

  26. Lauren says:

    This sounds lovely!

  27. Raihan says:

    I would love to take my wife to see the Ballet BC show! It looks like a fabulous show! 😀

  28. Rino says:

    I would love to go see Ballet BC with my daughter.

  29. Tania says:

    Would love to attend!

  30. Melanie stratton says:

    Great giveaway ! Would love to win

  31. Clare says:

    I’ve lived in BC for nearly 9 years and still haven’t been to the ballet. Would love an opportunity to!

  32. Jocelyn says:

    Would love to attend!

  33. Jason B says:

    Ballet would be a great gift.

  34. Krystle says:

    Very excited to see these performances.

  35. Dora says:

    I would love love love to win!

  36. Linda says:

    I’d love to go.

  37. Ella says:

    My seven-year-old daughter has been asking for ballet classes. This show would be such a treat for us!

  38. Victor says:

    Big fan, would like to go. Thanks

  39. Dane says:

    Very intetested

  40. Irene says:

    Looks like a fabulous show! Would love to take my husband to see the Ballet BC show! 😀

  41. Mrsnaomi says:

    My daughter would love it 🙂

  42. Tiffany Shim says:

    I love Ballet BC.

  43. adam says:

    great prize for date night

  44. Ariel C says:

    would love to go!

  45. Lillian says:

    Would love to take dd to the ballet.

  46. Valerie says:

    I love the ballet, and studied some as a young girl.

  47. Debz says:

    Love the ballet.

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