Founded in 1986 and led by Artistic Director Emily Molnar, Ballet BC is an internationally acclaimed collaborative and interactive contemporary ballet company that is a leader and resource in the creation, production and education of contemporary ballet. Bold and innovative our company’s distinctive style and approach has helped the company make a unique and valuable contribution to the development of dance and art. Ballet BC consists of a select group of 17 dancers (14 full time and 3 apprentices) with exceptional classical and contemporary dance training who are uniquely individual for their artistry, dynamic movement, intelligence and passion. The Company presents a diverse repertoire of Canadian and International contemporary ballet from the late 20th and early 21st centuries and is a hotbed for the creation and performance of new works.
The Company’s repertoire has works from acclaimed Canadian and International choreographers including: Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Johan Inger, Jacopo Godani, Itzik Galili, Jorma Elo, Crystal Pite, José Navas, Emily Molnar, Nicolo Fonte, Wen Wei Wang, Medhi Walerski, Serge Bennathan, Kevin O’Day, Shawn Hounsell, Dominique Dumais, Gioconda Barbuto, James Kudelka, Jean Grand-Maître, Simone Orlando, Walter Matteini, Robert Glumbek and Aszure Barton.