An internationally acclaimed collaborative and interactive contemporary dance company, Ballet BC is known for its bold and innovative style. Led by Artistic Director Emily Molnar, the company’s distinctive approach has helped it make a unique and valuable contribution to the development of dance in Canada. With a program that includes three pieces from three celebrated choreographers, Ballet BC makes its triumphant return to the Playhouse with a performance that promises to be powerful, thought-provoking and transformative.
16+ a room
16+ a room is inspired by the writings of Jeannette Winterson, Virginia Woolf and Emily Dickinson as well as the musical force of German composer Dirk Haubrich. It is a study about time, transition and stillness; where the beginning and ending of an event intersects and the space between is as important as the space occupied.
Solo Echo describes the balancing point between the exuberant and sometimes reckless states of our ambition and fortitude in the prime of life, and the opposing force of a more collective spirit that begins to take shape in the reflection of our existence and surroundings in later years.
Bill combines dance, music and design into an instantly recognizable whole of raw, unexpected beauty created with equal parts ebb and flow. The piece features a small ensemble, which in turn morphs into a series of breathtaking solos.
Thursday, February 23, 7:00pm
Experience Required/Ages 13-16/Registration Required
$20 ($15 Spotlight Member)
A Conversation with Emily Molnar
Friday, February 24, post-performance