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Ballet BC, Stijn Celis, Crystal Pite, Cayetano Soto

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  • Ballet BC Company Artist Christoph von Riedemann / Photo by Michael Slobodian

Vancouver BC
November 5-7 novembre 2015
8:00 | 20:00

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
649 Cambie St.
 

Ballet BC’s 30th anniversary season begins with works by three choreographers who are reshaping contemporary ballet. The electric opening program starts with the world premiere of Belgian-born choreographer Stijn CelisNew Work, a collaboration with Vancouver’s Chor Leoni male vocal ensemble. Up next is Canadian choreographic superstar Crystal Pite’s Solo Echo, a continuation of Pite’s lifelong exploration of tension and resolution. Lastly is Ballet BC Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s Twenty Eight Thousand Waves. Premiering in 2014, Soto’s work focuses on resilience in the face of extremity and the human instinct for survival.

*Performance highlight in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue

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