Here’s more from beautiful BC this week with this video of French choreographer Medhi Walerski and Ballet BC dancers Racheal Prince and Peter Smida. Listen in as they discuss Walerski’s newest work Petite Cérémonie, one of three pieces featured in VOLO February 17th through 19th at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Hear Walkerski’s thoughts on his first time in Vancouver and working with Ballet BC, and get the dancers’ insight on different aspects of the creation process, such as the question: “What does it mean to live life in a box?”
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In April, our former editor, Kathleen Smith, commissioned Michael Trent to write about the new creation/production model at Dancemakers. In this final piece of writing, Trent speaks about his early departure from the company and where he left this new model after the board of directors decided to not renew his contract as artistic director.