Win Tickets to Ballet BC Program 3

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Ballet BC concludes its dynamic 31st season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, May 11-13, 2017 with a thrilling triple bill of cutting edge and inspired choreography by two prominent Israeli choreographers and Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar.


Ballet BC Dancers Rachel Prince & Brandon Alley. Photo: Michael Slobodian

Ballet BC Program 3

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
When: 8:00pm May 11-13, 2017

Program 3 features world premieres by choreographers Emanuel Gat, Emily Molnar and the Ballet BC premiere of Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin.

Israeli choreographer Emanuel Gat is applauded around the world for his work that “knows how to bend tradition with craft.” As the Artistic Director of Emanuel Gat Dance in France, his original voice is one of rare beauty and humanity that engulfs the stage with expansive spirit, architecture, intelligence, and intimacy. For this evening Gat will create a new 30 min work for the full company. Ballet BC is enthusiastic to collaborate with Emanuel and to be exposed to the many facets of his creative mind and choreographic craft.

Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar continues to investigate her work as a choreographer with the passionate and dedicated artists of Ballet BC. The National Arts Centre has commissioned Molnar to create this vibrant new work as part of ENCOUNT3RS, which pairs three Canadian choreographers with three Canadian composers to create works with original scores, in celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary. ENCOUNT3RS will be presented on the prestigious NAC Dance Ballet Series in April 2017 with the NAC Orchestra. Molnar’s creation, set to a commissioned score by the “brilliant musical scientist”, Canadian composer Nicole Lizée, will be brought directly to Vancouver audiences after its world premiere in Ottawa.

Ballet BC is thrilled to present for the first time a work by the revered Israeli choreographer and Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company, Ohad Naharin. Originally created in 1999 and set to an eclectic score ranging from Dean Martin to mambo, techno to traditional Israeli music, Minus 16 has been thriving on the world stage for years with a surprising playfulness that makes each performance unique. The work is distinct for removing the barrier between performer and audience and for its mesmerizing use of improvisation in connection with Naharin’s innovative movement language known as “Gaga.”

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.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to Ballet BC’s Program 3 (May 12th 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, April 25, 2017. Follow Ballet BC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information.

Update The winner is Tania!

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  1. JenTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 1:27pm PST

    I love ballet BC. Very excited to see these choreographers

  2. Jason BTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 2:00pm PST

    To see the BC ballet for the first time would be great.

  3. AdamTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 3:16pm PST

    Love ballet; it’s so glamorous!

  4. LynTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 3:17pm PST

    dancing is great for the mind, body and soul. Hope to win tickets to the ballet.

  5. BradleyTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 4:00pm PST

    Any thing in tights is better

  6. DebzTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 6:07pm PST

    Love ballet, love dance.

  7. ElenaTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 6:18pm PST

    Love what Ballet BC is doing lately. Amazingly talanted group of dancers and choreographers. Always a joy to see them on stage.

  8. KimTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 9:42pm PST

    I love ballet. This sounds like a wonderful performance.

  9. EileenTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 10:12pm PST

    I love the ballet!

  10. AmandaTuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 10:21pm PST

    Looks like a fabulous performance! I would love to take my husband to see the Ballet BC performance! 😀

  11. NancyWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 12:52am PST

    Very excited to watch the performance

  12. taliaWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 6:36am PST

    I have to win these tickets, I just have to. It would make my mom soooo happy!

  13. JennyWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 7:27am PST

    Would love to win.

  14. HalaWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 7:29am PST

    Never been and would love to go. Thank you for the opportunity

  15. Velma SandryWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 7:49am PST

    The beauty of dance delights me. Ballet brings me to another place. This would be an exquisite treat.

  16. Yvonne PatrignaniWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 8:24am PST

    I would love to win these tickets for my daughter who is passionate about ballet!

  17. KellyWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 8:43am PST

    I’d love to go to the ballet and its my Moms bday so it would be perfect 🙂

  18. JocelynWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 8:58am PST

    would love to win!

  19. Stella PanagiotidisWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 9:13am PST

    Dance is my first love! Would love to win this!!!

  20. Amélie DecheWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 11:42am PST

    Would love bring my live one to see ballet 🙂

  21. Swapnil ShahWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 1:02pm PST

    Ballet BC is amnzing!

  22. Shirley ChungWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 2:51pm PST

    Would love to win this.

  23. Karen BuckWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 4:36pm PST

    What a lovely treat Miss 604!

  24. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 5:40pm PST

    Sounds like a lovely way to spend the evening.

  25. LindaWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 5:47pm PST

    This looks like a beautiful show and my husband loves watching dance more than anything.

  26. ValWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 9:05pm PST

    I would love to take my 10 year old son to the ballet

  27. RosaliaWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 9:21pm PST

    Would love to see this!

  28. JazzyWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 9:23pm PST

    Would love to see ballet!

  29. AllanaWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 9:45pm PST

    Sounds amazing!

  30. margaret ArsenaultWednesday, April 19th, 2017 — 10:12pm PST

    I’d love to go to the ballet!

  31. MichelleThursday, April 20th, 2017 — 11:23am PST

    I love ballet and would love to see Ballet BC performance!

  32. VictorThursday, April 20th, 2017 — 11:45am PST

    i follow and love going

  33. Shelley ButcherFriday, April 21st, 2017 — 4:37pm PST

    I would love to see Ballet BC Program 3 with my granddaughter!

  34. daneFriday, April 21st, 2017 — 9:26pm PST

    Thank

  35. Patricia OliverSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 — 8:31pm PST

    I would love to take my daughter Susan!
    That day is her birthday!

  36. DebzSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 — 9:55pm PST

    The ballet’s my favourite.

  37. StephanieSaturday, April 22nd, 2017 — 10:14pm PST

    Love Ballet BC!!

  38. AnnSunday, April 23rd, 2017 — 12:32pm PST

    It’s been a few years since I saw Ballet BC’s program. I love them because they are always stretching what they do.

  39. adamSunday, April 23rd, 2017 — 3:25pm PST

    great prize

  40. Ariel CSunday, April 23rd, 2017 — 3:26pm PST

    would love to see the ballet

  41. Teresa KSunday, April 23rd, 2017 — 4:21pm PST

    I’d love to win.

  42. TammySunday, April 23rd, 2017 — 9:57pm PST

    Love it!

  43. OliviaMonday, April 24th, 2017 — 10:30am PST

    I’d love to see this performance.

  44. TaniaMonday, April 24th, 2017 — 12:16pm PST

    I love ballet. This sounds like a wonderful performance.

  45. RinoMonday, April 24th, 2017 — 12:17pm PST

    Love Ballet BC

  46. StotesTuesday, April 25th, 2017 — 7:41am PST

    BC Ballet is always amazing!

  47. DBTuesday, April 25th, 2017 — 12:50pm PST

    BC Ballet give a great show!

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