Ballets Jazz de Montréal


Ballets Jazz de Montréal  |  February 15-18

“The troupe is famed for its feel-good shows and its 14 dancers delivered a dazzling performance.”

—South China Morning Post

“A world of wonder… A rare accomplishment in the world of contemporary dance.”—The Boston Globe

“O Balcao is a joyous, quirky, sexy ensemble piece… pure enjoyment… infectious music and palpable sense of fun…superb dancing.”—Time Out Shanghai

One of the world’s great dance companies returns bringing one of the best international choreographers along with a troupe of dancers second to none.  Itzik Galili has created 60 works for companies such as NDT2, Batsheva Dance Company, Rambert Dance, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and Stuttgart Ballet.  His O Balcao de Amor (a Philadelphia premiere) is an ode to Havana with music by Pérez Prado, rekindling the spontaneity and joy of our youth featuring characters such as the playboy, the top model, the nerd, and the Miami Gangster.  Set to the music by Les Frères Grand, Casualties of Memory (a Philadelphia premiere) is a highly-theatrical 30-minute work referred to as “a unique tour de force.”    Het Parool (Amsterdam)

Dance Me – 3 Extracts
Music: Leonard Cohen Choreography Andonis Foniadakis Choreography Ihsan Rustem Dance Me is an exclusive new creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montreal-based poet, artist and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. The piece will be brought to life as ve seasons evoking the cycles of human existence. Each cycle is associated with the colors and natural elements of that particular season, along with its own host of scenes, emotions and states of mind. A selection of Cohen’s songs will underpin the artist’s recurring and universal themes of love, spirituality, poetry, society, arti cial paradise, inspiration, creativity and the quest for freedom. World Premiere December 5, 2017, Danse, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:30PM
Friday, February 16, 2018, 8:00PM
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 2:00PM and 8:00PM
Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00PM

Student Tickets

NextMove Dance offers affordable $20 student tickets in advance. Tickets will be available two weeks prior to opening nights of each company.There are $10 Student Rush tickets available the day of the show one hour prior to curtain. Student Rush Tickets are available at the Box Office Only and a valid student ID is required.

Student tickets are based on availability and cannot be combined with any other discount or special offer.