Performances

An Homage to Billie Holiday

An Homage to Billie Holiday

Oct. 4th 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5th 2:30 p.m.

Timms Centre for the Arts

An homage to the soul-drenching music of jazz singer Billie Holiday, this piece reflects the singer’s blend of technical mastery and unparalleled soul with dancing of intense physicality and great humanity. Holiday—or Lady Day, as she was otherwise known—was a tortured performer, and is best known for songs such as “Strange Fruit,” and “Body and Soul.” This features a mixed program that ranges from classical to contemporary.

Featuring choreography by Alysa Pires.

Mosaic IV: Vocal Beat

Mosaic IV: Vocal Beat

Feb. 28th 7:30 p.m. March 1st 2:30 p.m.

Timms Centre for the Arts

The fourth in a series of collaborations with Edmonton artists, this performance features the a cappella sextet 6 Minute Warning, singing their own original pop/rock compositions. Mosaic IV: Vocal Beat is the story of a small-town man who struggles to maintain his roots amid the frantic storm of city life. He attempts to piece together his newfound life with an urban woman, one born of the city, while weathering the changes that she brings.

When Looks Can Kill (Orpheus and Eurydice)

When Looks Can Kill (Orpheus and Eurydice)

April 18th 7:30 p.m. April 19th 2:30 p.m.

Timms Centre for the Arts

Two bodies cry for one another — for a shared touch, an embrace, but if the hero Orpheus looks upon his love, Eurydice, she will die. Will Orpheus stay strong, or give in to the needs of his flesh? Set to the music of Christoph Gluck’s opera, this classic Greek myth of carnal desire places you in the midst of temptation where you yearn with the characters.

Tickets

Evening Performances

Per Person$40

Matinee Performances

Adults$30
Seniors (65+), Students$25
Child under 12$20

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Mosaic IV: Vocal Beat
Feb. 28th 7:30 p.m. and March 1st 2:30 p.m.
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When Looks Can Kill (Orpheus and Eurydice)
April 18th 7:30 p.m. and April 19th 2:30 p.m.
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Tickets are also available for purchase at The Gramophone on 7913 104 Street.

All performances are at the Timms Centre for the Arts on the northeast corner of 112 Street and 87 Avenue (underground parking available).

Group discounts are available. Please call Citie Ballet at 780.472.7774 to discuss a package designed specifically for your group.

Summer School

Summer Dance Intensive

Each August, Citie Ballet runs a one-week Summer Dance Intensive for dancers aged 10 or more. Noted guest instructors drawn from throughout the world of ballet teach these workshops in ballet, repertoire, choreography and modern dance.

For information on Citie Ballet’s Summer Dance Intensive 2014, please contact us or call 780.472.7774.

Click here to download the Summer Dance Intensive registration form.

Click here for the 2014 SDI schedule.

Click here for the 2014 SDI FAQ.

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Touring / Events

Citie Ballet is available for appearances at special events or touring engagements. Contact us for booking information.

Audition

Opportunities for dancers to audition in-person are available throughout the year, by appointment, at company classes. To arrange a date, or to send a resume, full body shot, DVD or video link, please contact us or call 780.472.7774.

Citie Ballet is holding audition for its 2015-2016 season. Click here for more information.