Ballet BC Presents Romeo + Juliet: Win Tickets

Comments 71 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ballet BC continues its dynamic 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre with a fresh retelling of the classic Romeo + Juliet by rising French star and returning choreographer, Medhi Walerski and under the artistic leadership of Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar.

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (630 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
When: Thursday to Saturday, February 22-24 at 8:00pm and a special boutique Preview performance on Wednesday, February 21 at 8:00pm, with limited seating available for this show only.
Tickets: Tickets range from $35.00 to $100.00 (plus service charges) and can be purchased through Ticketmaster online or 1-855-985-2787 (855-985-ARTS).

Ballet BC Dancers Emily Chessa and Brandon Alley. Photo by Cindi Wicklund.jpg
Ballet BC Dancers Emily Chessa and Brandon Alley. Photo by Cindi Wicklund.

This story has inspired many an artist with its tragic tale of “star-crossed lovers”. Compelling in its timelessness, the work captures audiences with its deeply human story and enduring themes of love, fate and family. Reflecting on the divisions that persist in today’s world, Ballet BC’s World Premiere will offer a thought-provoking contemporary take of the classic that profoundly resonates today.

Ballet BC is thrilled to have this iconic story expertly crafted by Medhi Walerski, one of the most original voices in international dance today. Set to Sergei Prokofiev’s original score, this full-length commission showcases Walerski’s signature style that brings together dazzling landscapes woven with poetic, unpredictable and complex imagery.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to the opening night performance on February 22nd at 8:00pm. 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 Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Follow Ballet BC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information about performances this season.

Update The winner is Tara!

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71 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. AprilWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 6:17pm PST

    I’ve never been to the ballet

  2. Marisa. PWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 6:45pm PST

    This would be so lovely to see.

  3. Kirsten FWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:02pm PST

    I would love to go and see this Ballet!

  4. BevWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:46pm PST

    Would love to see this timeless ballet! Thanks for the chance to win this amazing prize Miss 604!?

  5. ConnieWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:46pm PST

    I would love to see this! I’ve always wanted to watch Romeo and Juliet ballet one day

  6. ShoniWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:53pm PST

    Trying to make a point of going to the theatre more. Would be great to win this.

  7. JazzyWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:56pm PST

    I would love to go!

  8. Chantelle MunroWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:57pm PST

    This would be such a great date! Would love to see Romeo and Juliet as a ballet, I bet is so beautiful!

  9. Paige StrandWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 8:40pm PST

    Sounds like fun!

  10. JasonWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 8:53pm PST

    Would love to go. Never been before!

  11. Melissa HoffmannWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 9:56pm PST

    This would make a wonderful evening out!

  12. LorenaWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:03pm PST

    Would love to see this French rendition of the Classic Romeo and Juliet

  13. TrishWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:22pm PST

    This would be a great date night event to attend☺

  14. CarolynWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:24pm PST

    Love it!

  15. samWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:25pm PST

    would love to see this!

  16. FTWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 11:05pm PST

    A great chance to attend the ballet!

  17. Bonnie RWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 11:12pm PST

    Would love to take my Mom to this!

  18. DeniseWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 11:32pm PST

    Loved Walerski’s Petite Cérémonie so I can’t wait to see what he’d do for such a daunting classic as Romeo & Juliet!

  19. DenaThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:29am PST

    I would love to see this ballet

  20. Shelley ButcherThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 1:33am PST

    I would love to take my daughter to this! She loves ballet and Romeo and Juliet!

  21. Velma SandryThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 3:27am PST

    What a beautiful evening this will be!

  22. KristyThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 4:28am PST

    I hope to see this!

  23. ariel cThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:11am PST

    perfect date night prize!

  24. adam steeleThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:12am PST

    would love to go!

  25. RachelThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 11:07am PST

    I would love a date night to the ballet!!!

  26. AliThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:06pm PST

    What a perfect date night this would be.

  27. CynthiaThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:27pm PST

    Would love to go! Have never been to a Ballet BC performance.

  28. JoèlThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 7:43pm PST

    I’ve never seen this live. But would love to!

  29. VinceThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 8:14pm PST

    What a great night out!

  30. RachelThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 8:21pm PST

    love the ballet!

  31. behzadThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:26pm PST

    would love this

  32. TracyThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 10:21pm PST

    Would love to see this!

  33. AmandaThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 10:26pm PST

    I would love to take my husband to see the ballet performance! ?

  34. Teresa KFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 2:13am PST

    Would love to win!

  35. Kim CFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 7:55am PST

    Great prize – have never been to the ballet.

  36. HaroldFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 8:37am PST

    Sounds awesome.

  37. ShylaFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 8:44am PST

    Been a dream to go to the ballet!

  38. Jason BFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 9:33am PST

    Never seen a ballet before.

  39. KarenFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 11:24am PST

    This would be a lovely event to attend.

  40. Lisa WongFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 11:27am PST

    I would love to see Romeo and Juliet!!

  41. wenFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 1:46pm PST

    This would be a new perspective to see a ballet version. Thanks!

  42. ValerieFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 3:43pm PST

    It has been far too long since I have been to live ballet.

  43. JenFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 6:52pm PST

    Love BC Ballet

  44. AdelinaFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 8:12pm PST

    Would love to see this!

  45. Linda AndersonSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 7:10am PST

    What a great prize. Love ballet.

  46. TaraSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 9:15am PST

    Would love to see this!

  47. daneSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 9:52am PST

    Ballet = romance

  48. JennySaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 11:57am PST

    I’ve never been to a ballet but sounds like a perfect date night 🙂

  49. MimiSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 12:56pm PST

    Wow..I would love to see this show.. I just keep crossing my fingers!

  50. EileenSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 3:55pm PST

    I’d love to see this!

  51. KaraSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 5:24pm PST

    This would be a great show. Thanks for the chance!

  52. CécileSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 2:05am PST

    I’ve never been to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as I’m new in Vancouver. Would love to attend that show, dance language is easier for me to understand with my poor English 😉

  53. LindaSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 7:21am PST

    This is such a beautiful story.

  54. StotesSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 9:04am PST

    This would be fantastic!

  55. Amy LauSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 10:03am PST

    I would love to go!

  56. Leanne SSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 5:44pm PST

    I’ve never seen the ballet before – this would be cool!

  57. MaryanneSunday, January 28th, 2018 — 11:35pm PST

    I would love to go!

  58. MarinaMonday, January 29th, 2018 — 10:21am PST

    I’d love to go!

  59. JacquiMonday, January 29th, 2018 — 4:22pm PST

    I would love to see Romeo and Juliet as a ballet!
    Thanks for the chance miss604!

  60. DonnaMonday, January 29th, 2018 — 5:35pm PST

    Ballet BC chose well in what I am sure will be a beautiful interpretation of this classic story. Ballet is timeless. This would be a thrill of a lifetime. I took ballet up until grade 4 but unfortunately my mom could not continue taking me to classes.

  61. DonnaMonday, January 29th, 2018 — 5:36pm PST

    Ballet BC chose well in what I am sure will be a beautiful interpretation of this classic story. I took ballet up until grade 4 but unfortunately my mom could not continue taking me to classes.

  62. MonaMonday, January 29th, 2018 — 10:16pm PST

    I adore the ballet! <3

  63. Sandra PinkTuesday, January 30th, 2018 — 3:15pm PST

    A classic!!!

  64. Sherry FTuesday, January 30th, 2018 — 4:33pm PST

    A night at the ballet would be so wonderful.

  65. SalinaWednesday, January 31st, 2018 — 10:07am PST

    I would love to watch this ballet!

  66. TammyWednesday, January 31st, 2018 — 1:15pm PST

    Amazing event!

  67. Terry BodalyWednesday, January 31st, 2018 — 6:59pm PST

    I have never been to the ballet. This would be wonderful to experience. Thank you!!

  68. Theresa SampsonFriday, February 2nd, 2018 — 1:28pm PST

    Would love love love to see this performance 🙂

  69. KarenFriday, February 2nd, 2018 — 2:35pm PST

    Id love to attend!

  70. MandySaturday, February 3rd, 2018 — 9:46am PST

    The perfect ballet for February 2018! Would be a lovely Valentine-esque evening out!

  71. Cheuk LauMonday, February 5th, 2018 — 11:12pm PST

    love to go with my wife

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