february, 2018

22feb8:00 pmVANCOUVER – Medhi Walerski presents Romeo and Juliet @ Ballet BC

Event Details

Medhi Walerski in a French dancer and choreographer. He has worked with the famous Paris Opéra Ballet, Ballet National du Rhin in Mulhouse and the Nederlands Dans Theater, as well as with acknowledged choreographers such as Jiri Kylian and William Forsyth.

He is presenting his new work, Romeo and Juliet, at Ballet BC in Vancouver. Set to Sergei Prokofiev’s original score, this full-length commission showcases Walerski’s signature, which brings a contemporary familiarity to the story of Romeo and Juliet“the vision of love that Shakespeare gave us in this master work is very precious. It is like holding a jewel in your hand that needs to be protected.”, he says.

Romeo and Juliet is Walerski’s second full-evening commission for Ballet BC, and his first full-length narrative work.

For further information, visit Ballet BC.

Time

(Thursday) 8:00 pm PST

Location

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

190 Princes' Blvd