Celebrating her 10th year as artistic director of Vancouver-based Ballet BC, Emily Molnar has taken the company from the brink of bankruptcy to sought-after, internationally-renowned success.
Dance is about demonstrating the depths of what a person can do with nothing but their own strength and control, and that Ballet BC has been doing so for three decades is no minor feat.
Dance at its very core is utilized to communicate what cannot be uttered in words, and it is in this unspoken language that Pite is most fluent.
The mechanics of revenge.
There are sharp, shiny things coming to the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre April 25 through May 3, when the Vancouver Opera debuts its first-ever production of Stephen Sondheim’s complex musical drama Sweeney Todd.
As Ballet BC closes in on the end of another successful season, they’ve kept a first for last. The upcoming presentation of UN/A marks a Canadian introduction to Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano.
Form, function, and a fabulous five years of architecture can be found in MONTECRISTO Magazine. Interviews with Patkau Architects, Scott Cohen, the legendary Fred Hollingsworth, and more.
Alberta Ballet in rehearsal.
Alberta Ballet gave MONTECRISTO a look inside the studio where dancers spent countless hours rehearsing for Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, presented by Ballet BC from November 14 to 16.
Dancers rehearse three works that comprise Ballet BC’s 2013-14 season opener, Tilt, which opens October 17 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Vancouver Opera’s infamous Carmen performance at Expo 86 was a controversial reinterpretation of Bizet’s classic. Lively and funny, it seemed designed to wake people up and shake them out of their expectations of seeing yet another standard Carmen, almost a cultural cliché.