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Win Tickets to Ballet BC Program 3


Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 12:48pm PST
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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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47 comments

  1. Jen says:

    I love ballet BC. Very excited to see these choreographers

  2. Jason B says:

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

  3. Adam says:

    Love ballet; it’s so glamorous!

  4. Lyn says:

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

  5. Bradley says:

    Any thing in tights is better

  6. Debz says:

    Love ballet, love dance.

  7. Elena says:

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

  8. Kim says:

    I love ballet. This sounds like a wonderful performance.

  9. Eileen says:

    I love the ballet!

  10. Amanda says:

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

  11. Nancy says:

    Very excited to watch the performance

  12. talia says:

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

  13. Jenny says:

    Would love to win.

  14. Hala says:

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

  15. Velma Sandry says:

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

  16. Yvonne Patrignani says:

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

  17. Kelly says:

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

  18. Jocelyn says:

    would love to win!

  19. Stella Panagiotidis says:

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

  20. Amélie Deche says:

    Would love bring my live one to see ballet 🙂

  21. Swapnil Shah says:

    Ballet BC is amnzing!

  22. Shirley Chung says:

    Would love to win this.

  23. Karen Buck says:

    What a lovely treat Miss 604!

  24. Melissa Hoffmann says:

    Sounds like a lovely way to spend the evening.

  25. Linda says:

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

  26. Val says:

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

  27. Rosalia says:

    Would love to see this!

  28. Jazzy says:

    Would love to see ballet!

  29. Allana says:

    Sounds amazing!

  30. margaret Arsenault says:

    I’d love to go to the ballet!

  31. Michelle says:

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

  32. Victor says:

    i follow and love going

  33. Shelley Butcher says:

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

  34. dane says:

    Thank

  35. Patricia Oliver says:

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

  36. Debz says:

    The ballet’s my favourite.

  37. Stephanie says:

    Love Ballet BC!!

  38. Ann says:

    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. adam says:

    great prize

  40. Ariel C says:

    would love to see the ballet

  41. Teresa K says:

    I’d love to win.

  42. Tammy says:

    Love it!

  43. Olivia says:

    I’d love to see this performance.

  44. Tania says:

    I love ballet. This sounds like a wonderful performance.

  45. Rino says:

    Love Ballet BC

  46. Stotes says:

    BC Ballet is always amazing!

  47. DB says:

    BC Ballet give a great show!

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