Under the direction of celebrated Canadian choreographer Wen Wei Wang, Ballet Edmonton brings original contemporary ballet to theatres across the country.
Ballet Edmonton offers full evenings or single works by celebrated and emerging Canadian choreographers.
Community outreach is a big part of who we are. Talk to us about bringing workshops and master classes to your city. We can work together to create a memorable visit to your community.
X-Body — choreography by Wen Wei Wang
(28 min) | World Premiere Edmonton, Alberta, November 2018
Last Words — choreography by Wen Wei Wang
(27 min) | World Premiere Edmonton, Alberta, November 2018
Fire Down Below — choreography by Josh Beamish
(30 min) | World Premiere Edmonton, Alberta, March 2019
• Ballet Edmonton requires a complete set of technical plans including a scaled ground plan and equipment inventories provided approximately 6 weeks prior to the performance. Please include information on the pre-hung rep plot, time available in the theatre prior to first performance including crew availability and dressing rooms.
• The touring staff consists of a production stage manager/lighting designer, executive director/tour manager and rehearsal director/ballet master. Ballet Edmonton provides its own costumes and props.
• The venue must provide FOH and box office staff, lighting and sound equipment, soft goods, 2 technical crew, Marley on the stage surface and dressing room facilities as noted below.
• Ballet Edmonton requires a stage deck with a secure black or white Marley surface. No carpet, concrete or tile.
• 40’ by 36’ wide deck surface is ideal. We can accommodate smaller with prior discussions and approval.
• Black backdrop
• Black curtains
• Minimum 3 sets of legs and borders
• Minimum 15’ clearance overhead stage
• Unobstructed crossover in back upstage backdrop
• Sufficient instruments for tips. Approximately 16 areas open white.
• Sufficient instruments for an even down or back light wash. 3 colours plus open white.
• Minimum of 4 shins positions per side between 36 and 50 degrees.
• Ballet Edmonton requires a minimum of two dressing spaces. One for women and one for men with adjoining restrooms that are not accessible to the public.
• Dressing rooms should be equipped with mirrors, lights and clothing racks.
• If possible, dressing rooms and backstage areas should be kept between 68 and 75 degrees.
• If applicable, a few parking passes are to be provided to the dance company upon arrival.
10 A.M.- 6 P.M.
• Load in and hanging of lights with Ballet Edmonton’s artistic director, rehearsal director, and lighting designer/stage manager.
• Level set.
• Dancers require space to rehearse elsewhere.
Technical class/warm up on stage (1 hour)