Crystal Pite CM (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian choreographer and dancer. Sophie is hugely grateful for the opportunity to join Ballet BC this year as an apprentice. Ballet BC est une compagnie de ballet contemporain canadienne axée sur la création, qui au cours des cinq dernières années, a commandé plus de 35 œuvres à des créateurs en danse de par le monde. Particularly moving was the piece choreographed as a lament to his father. Choreographer: Wen Wei Wang. The award will be selected through a juried application process open to emerging Canadian and international choreographers. As Ballet BC closes in on the end of another successful season, they’ve kept a first for last. Ms. Pite’s professional choreographic debut was in 1990 at Ballet BC. Ballet BC has named French-born Medhi Walerski as its next artistic director, succeeding the celebrated Emily Molnar. There will be two performances this Saturday and Sunday at The Soraya in Northridge. The company has flourished in the Berlin arts scene, transforming alternative spaces into sites for new artistic experiences. French-born Nederlands Dans Theater alumnus … Frederik Ashton and Antony Tudor, both of British heritage, redefined ballet choreography in the mid-20th century and pushed forward the dramatic and psychological narratives of the dance. Bold, world-class dance, fun, sophisticated, and thought-provoking: this is Ballet BC!This eclectic program by three next-generation choreographers questions the truth of memory, what “life in a box” can mean, and a premiere by Artistic Director Emily Molnar.Over the past two seasons, Ballet BC has toured to Europe and the U.S. playing to standing ovations and critical acclaim. His technical, high-pitched and unpredictable choreography can be seen at international festivals in Europe, USA and Canada. Soto’s new new work for the full company will showcase his integrated vision as choreographer, costume and lighting designer, while. These guys dance in another dimension! This year we will be accepting video auditions including the following: Ballet Technique, a Contemporary solo, Improvisation, and Partnering. Choreographer Q+A // Cayetano Soto Cayetano Soto is a vibrant new voice in contemporary ballet with “an abundance of originality” according to Dance Europe. Canela Fina, commissioned by Balé da Cidade de São Paulo, was awarded as best dance production of 2008 by the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo. Possible contenders could come from among the European men who have contributed to Ballet BC’s repertoire. 1 in D Minor, is an exuberant ballet with swooping asymmetrical, expansive movements. Before departing Seattle to join Ballet BC this summer, PNB Company dancer and seasoned choreographer Andrew Bartee will premiere a new work, Peace Out Girl Scout, on this year's NEXT STEP program. Hosted by international artists from across Canada and the world, these choreographic workshops explore diverse perspectives and approaches to the creative process, such as learning repertoire and training for contemporary dance. Resident choreographer at Ballet BC since September 2015, Cayetano Soto created BEGINNING AFTER with eleven performers who explore the comfort and discomfort of truth and honesty. Charlotte Ballet has built a versatile and diverse repertoire ranging from full-length classical ballets to innovative contemporary works. The piece will be his fourth for PNB's annual choreographic showcase. Cayetano Soto, for instance, was resident choreographer from 2015 to 2018. Soto’s new new work for the full company will showcase his integrated vision as choreographer, costume and lighting designer, while. Repertoire. After receiving his degree in Classical Dance, Soto danced with IT Dansa Barcelona in 1997, before joining Ballet Theater Munich a year later where he created several successful ballets and one of his first signature pieces, Fugaz. Here is a sampling of the Company’s performance history dating back to the 2013/2014 Season. The director and choreographer offered Jorge García a contract for the Junior Ballet at the Opernhaus Zurich, the contract "group with Solo" was offered to him at the Zurich Ballet one year later. Charitable registration number: 11907 5364 RR0001 She began her professional dance career in 1988 at Ballet BC and in 1996 she joined Ballett Frankfurt under the tutelage of William Forsythe. For Ballett Dortmund he created a new full evening version of Carmen. He is survived by his husband, Peter Pileski, and a sister, Laura Nabedian. Regarded as the foremost contemporary choreographer in the world of ballet, George Balanchine served as the artistic director and primary choreographer of the New York City Ballet. A one-page resume or C.V. describing training, professional, and other relevant experience. In 2020, his memoir “Dancing Man: A Broadway Choreographer’s Journey” co-written with Tom Santopietro was published by University Press of Mississippi. Notre approche collaborative vise à favoriser un environnement au cœur duquel se trouve l’art, permettant aux créateurs de s’exprimer et de prendre des risques. FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2006 file photo, Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian poses in front of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, home of the revival of " A Chorus Line," in New York. Zenon Zubyk: … Photo by Michael Slobodian. Particularly moving was the piece choreographed as a lament to his father. We are thrilled to announce Ballet BC’s inaugural Emily Molnar Emerging Choreographer Award! B.R.I.S.A. He also created several ballets with German companies, such as Stuttgart Ballet, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Hessisches Staats Ballett Wiesbaden, Augsburg Ballett, Ballett im Revier, Staatstheater Nürnberg and Ballett Dortmund. The company opened the 2015 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, presenting three dances each by a different choreographer, including Twenty Eight Thousand Waves by their own resident choreographer Cayetano Soto. The company opened the 2015 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, presenting three dances each by a different choreographer, including Twenty Eight Thousand Waves by their own resident choreographer Cayetano Soto. The selected choreographer will receive a commissioning fee and be invited to create a 20 – 25 minute work for the full company as part of our seasonal programming at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC. SWAN. En tant que chorégraphe, elle a signé des œuvres pour Netherlands Dans Theater 1, Ballet BC, Hubbard Street Dance Company 2, Compañia Nacional de Danza 2, Ballet Vorpommern, International Project for Dance in Rome (DAF), Butler Ballet, l’Université de l’Utah et Arts Umbrella Dance Company. Ballet BC is thrilled to premiere two new works by international choreographers Kevin O’Day and Medhi Walerski as part of Grace Symmetry, February 20-22, 2014, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.. Kevin O’Day’s choreographic works have been called stunning by critics worldwide.American-born O’Day danced with the Joffrey Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet and New York City Ballet, among others. Pour célébrer sa dixième saison à la barre de la compagnie, elle a composé un superbe programme qui met en relief le style distinctif du Ballet BC, et comporte notamment sa plus … But one sentence in particular stood out: Program 2, a full evening of work by Medhi Walerski. Bennathan has choreographed for the company since way back in 1989, before he left town in 1990 for a 16-year stint directing Toronto’s Dancemakers. His work has gained popularity because of his keen ability to mix ballet lines and aesthetic with raw emotion and sarcasm. I saw Programme 1 by their distinguished Spanish choreographer and enjoyed its 4 presentations immensely. When Ballet BC announced its 30th anniversary season it promised many highlights: Program 1 had a section performed to music by a live choir; Program 3 will have new work by artistic director Emily Molnar. Powerful and stunning – it is not to be missed. French choreographer Medhi Walerski, creator of Ballet BC’s upcoming feast of grace, “Program 2”, is all set to tell the story of human celebration at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre this week. His piece A Million Kisses to My Skin, set to Bach’s Concerto No. Tudor in particular was an example of the continued international character of ballet; he joined companies in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. More details and application form available on our website. In our first installment David Allison speaks with Kirsten Wicklund about working in the arts during a pandemic, professional bubbles, and making the most of a tough situation. See also: the categories Ballets by choreographer , Ballet masters , and Ballet mistresses . If you happen to be in the same city as these guys, during days that they perform, do not miss it for the world. 2015-2016 Artistic Director, Ballet Russe British Columbia, BC, Canada 2014-2015 Ballet Teacher, Danzmode, Burnaby, BC, Canada 2013-2014 Ballet Teacher, VJPD, North Vancouver, BC, Canada 2013-2014 Ballet Teacher, Lavrova Ballet Academy, Langley, BC, Canada 2011-2013 Ballet Teacher, Romanian Ballet Academy, Bucharest, Romania 2009-2011 Ballet Teacher, International School of Choueifat, … Arte 1 Brazil broadcasted a documentary of six episodes of Cayetano Soto’s 2015 creation ADASTRA for Balé da Cidade de São Paulo. In 2009, he began a continuous collaboration with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and Introdans voor de Jeugd, creating a number of new ballets. I saw Programme 1 by their distinguished Spanish choreographer and enjoyed its 4 presentations immensely. The dancers also explore the uncertainty … Powerful and stunning – it is not to be missed. The residency will provide access to the full resources and team at Ballet BC to support and nurture the choreographer’s work from the creation process to the technical rehearsals and staging the final work.