February 9 & 10, 2024
Wen Wei Wang
James Gregg *World Premiere
Born in Colorado and raised in Oklahoma, James Gregg is now a Los Angeles-based dancer, choreographer, and co-artistic director of the multidisciplinary dance duo known as Werewolf. A prolific creator, Gregg’s work has been performed by Groundworks Dance Company, Bodytraffic, Whim W’Him, Cirque du Soleil, Danceworks Chicago, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Ballet X, Northwest Dance Project, Springboard Danse Project Montreal, River North Dance. Gregg was the recipient of the 2015 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award, winner of Ballet Austin’s 2014 New American talent choreographic competition, a finalist in Milwaukee Ballet’s 2013 Genesis Choreographic competition, and in 2011 the winner of the International Choreographic Competition at Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur.
Kirsten Wicklund *World Premiere
Canadian dancer/creator Kirsten Wicklund has been working as a demi-soloist with Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in Antwerp, Belgium, since 2021. Prior to that she danced with Ballet BC from 2014-2021 under the direction of Emily Molnar C.M., and more recently under Medhi Walerski. In recent years, she has been actively pursuing her own choreographic opportunities including with works for The Dutch National Ballet, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen’s Chamber Movement Project, Ballet BC’s Choreographic Lab, Ballet Kelowna, The Dance Deck Series, Arts Umbrella, Goh Ballet, Lamon Dance, Dancing on the Edge Festival, and Joshua Beamish’s Move The Company.