BALLET BC ANNOUNCES PROGRAM 3 OF ITS 2017/18 SEASON

Ballet BC concludes its explosive 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, May 10-12, 2018 at 8pm. Our season finishes with a thrilling triple bill of cutting edge and inspired choreography. PROGRAM 3 features the return of Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER. Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar welcomes acclaimed conductor, Graeme … Read moreBALLET BC ANNOUNCES PROGRAM 3 OF ITS 2017/18 SEASON

VO PRESENTS THE SECOND ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL, Presented by BMO April 28 to May 6, 2018

Two dazzling new opera productions are at the core of the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival, April 28 to May 6, 2018.   Under the banner of the Russian White Nights, the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival celebrates Russia’s luminous midsummer “white nights” with Eugene Onegin – a beloved Russian lyric opera, and the much-anticipated … Read moreVO PRESENTS THE SECOND ANNUAL VANCOUVER OPERA FESTIVAL, Presented by BMO April 28 to May 6, 2018

Caravan World Rhythms presents International Dance Sensation: Che Malambo

Back by Popular Demand, Argentina’s All-Male Dance Company Share Sizzling Evening of Virtuosity, Athleticism, and Explosive Percussion    Caravan World Rhythms presents the electrifying, international dance sensation Che Malambo on April 11, 2018 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Combining lightning-fast footwork with the smoldering intensity of flamenco and tango, Che Malambo will storm the stage this spring … Read moreCaravan World Rhythms presents International Dance Sensation: Che Malambo

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  Ballet BC continues its dynamic 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 22- 24 with performances from Thursday to Saturday, February 22-24 at 8:00pm and a Saturday matinee on February 24 at 2pm. Under the artistic leadership of Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar, PROGRAM 2 will be a Ballet BC repertoire first—a … Read moreBALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm www.vancouveropera.ca A love struck man, a village beauty, an army captain, and a travelling doctor with a magic potion – All set in a picturesque … Read moreVancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

First Vancouver Opera Festival Opens with a Powerful, Brooding Otello

  2017 marks the first year of Vancouver Opera’s Festival format. And for the first time in 36 years, the company is staging a performance of Guiseppe Verdi’s dark and majestic Otello, the tale of Shakespeare’s brooding, tragic Moor under the direction of Michael Cavanaugh. I love the original play, and I couldn’t wait to … Read moreFirst Vancouver Opera Festival Opens with a Powerful, Brooding Otello

Vancouver Opera presents Dead Man Walking – May 2,5,7

Dead Man Walking is based upon the memoir by Sister Helen Prejean. It is a contemporary opera set in Louisiana about a nun (mezzo soprano, J’Nai Bridge) who becomes the spiritual advisor for Joseph De Rocher (Daniel Okulitch) a man on death row convicted of rape and murder. The murkiness of justice, forgiveness and morality … Read moreVancouver Opera presents Dead Man Walking – May 2,5,7

TRAVIS WALL AND BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS PRESENT NATIONAL TOUR OF ‘AFTER THE CURTAIN’ SHAPING SOUND’S GROUNDBREAKING NEW SHOW

   Second Work by America’s Hottest Dance Company Makes Vancouver Premiere at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, March 25, 2017 TRAVIS WALL and BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS are pleased to present the second work by America’s hottest dance company, TRAVIS WALL’S SHAPING SOUND. After The Curtain will begin touring March 1, 2017 in Utica, New York and … Read moreTRAVIS WALL AND BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS PRESENT NATIONAL TOUR OF ‘AFTER THE CURTAIN’ SHAPING SOUND’S GROUNDBREAKING NEW SHOW

The Trocks Rocked! An Evening with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo - photo by Lois Greenfield

  We all have them – items on our bucket list that we vow, year after year, to finally check off. I’ve been wanting to see Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo since they debuted more than 30 years ago – and I was thrilled to see this amazing troupe last week at the Queen … Read moreThe Trocks Rocked! An Evening with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

The Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand

  New York’s All-Male Ballerinas Are Back With More Highbrow Hilarity  Following 2015’s Sold Out, Smash Hit Appearance    Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash … Read moreThe Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand

Evita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches

  When I realized that Evita Perón actually died two years before I was born, I was frankly surprised. The fact that I have such vivid memories of her as a beautiful, fiery, mythic figure is a real testament to her enduring legacy. So you can imagine my excitement as I attended the Opening Night … Read moreEvita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches

Three of Broadway’s most exciting stars headline EVITA

  Company premiere of Broadway hit is already almost half sold out! Vancouver Opera’s company premiere of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit Evita is already almost half sold-out! Tickets are going quickly for this winner of 7 Tony Awards TM , soon to hit the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage in a brand new full-scale production. … Read moreThree of Broadway’s most exciting stars headline EVITA

Madama Butterfly – Stunning Performances Moved Me to Tears

  I’ve always wanted to see Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly – that beautiful, classic tragedy about lust, love, loyalty, sacrifice and betrayal. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend Opening Night of Vancouver Opera’s latest production – and was moved to tears. And during a week-long celebration leading up to International Women’s Day … Read moreMadama Butterfly – Stunning Performances Moved Me to Tears

Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Going Home Star

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Presents Poignant Tale of Hope and Understanding in Vancouver Premiere of Going Home Star   Heartrending Ballet Pays Tribute to the Experiences of Residential School Survivors and Opens Important Dialogue About Truth and Reconciliation Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) presents the Vancouver premiere of the critically acclaimed and deeply moving classical … Read moreRoyal Winnipeg Ballet – Going Home Star

International Taiko Drumming Masters

 Present Explosive New Production in Anticipated Vancouver Debut of International Taiko Drumming Masters   Yamato, The Drummers of Japan, take Taiko drumming to new heights with fiery display of athleticism & showbiz in one-night only, big budget engagement  Show One Productions presents the Vancouver premiere of the electrifying, international sensation YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan for a one-night … Read moreInternational Taiko Drumming Masters

Bringing Vancouver Opera to you via the Opera Train

All aboard the Opera Train! Vancouver Opera and TransLink through its TravelSmart program are collaborating to make opera more accessible than ever, with “Opera Trains”. CAMERA CALL:  Opera singing performance, press conference and photo op aboard Vancouver Opera’s specially-wrapped Expo Line car on the private platform at Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station on Monday, February 24th at 10:00 … Read moreBringing Vancouver Opera to you via the Opera Train