Ballet Edmonton is comprised of eight company dancers under the leadership of Artistic Director Wen Wei Wang.
Our mandate is to provide our audience with original contemporary ballet that evolves the art form of ballet and demonstrates artistic excellence. Our repertoire is largely Canadian with a focus on contemporary work by nationally recognized choreographers, as well as choreographers in the early years of their careers. Ballet Edmonton is committed to advancing the female choreographic voice as well as the work of diverse creators including Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour to ensure our artistic product reflects the world in which we live.
Ballet Edmonton has touring repertoire by notable choreographers from across Canada including Serge Bennathan, Shay Kuebler, Josh Beamish, Gioconda Barbuto, Karissa Barry and Wen Wei Wang.
In addition to an Artistic Director creating stunning and emotional performances, and an Executive Director making day-to-day operational decisions, Ballet Edmonton has a Board that comprises of four committees: Governance; Finance and Audit; Marketing, Development and Operations; and as well as an Executive. The membership of the Executive Committee is composed of the Chair of the Board and the Chair of the three Committees of the Board. The Executive and Artistic Director report directly to the Board of Directors.
Ballet Edmonton is a small, professional ballet company. We are committed to creating diverse programming and look for dancers who enjoy exploring all the possibilities of ballet. A strong background is classical ballet is essential and auditions are held year-round.
For more information, submit your resume and current video clips to us or call 780.970.4979.
Ballet Edmonton frequently works with local musicians and artists to bring performances that reflect Edmonton’s collaborative spirit. We are fiercely proud to be part of the vibrant arts and culture community, and to tour, collaborate and partner with various local arts groups throughout the season.