Ballet Kelowna bringing romantic journey to Morinville

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

MorinvilleA Grand Passion is coming to the stage of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Friday night. Ballet Kelowna will perform a show that takes their audience on a romantic journey through ballet history. From the greatest tragic love story Romeo & Juliet to the famous pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty, A Grand Passion seeks to offer Morinville an entertaining evening of dance.

“Ballet Kelowna is proud to share its passion with audiences everywhere with dance that speaks to the hopes and dreams inside each of us, and I know these emotionally moving works will live long in your hearts.” said Ballet Kelowna’s Artistic Director David LaHay of the upcoming Mar. 9 Morinville performance.

Ballet Kelowna is one of Canada’s 10 professional ballet companies. They look to capture the entertainment interest of all members of the family by enhancing the image of ballet, making the art form more inviting, fun and personally meaningful.

A Grand Passion includes a mosaic of dances from the classical to the contemporary. The five-piece program will include the technically challenging choreography of the pas de trois from Allegro Per Tre, and the pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty. Additionally, Ballet Kelowna will provide an invigorating look into the sultry dance of love and passion in Tangazzo, and the most tragic and well known love story Romeo and Juliet Appassionata. The program also contemporary ballet north shore, by Montreal choreographer Shawn Hounsell. Ballet Kelowna describe the work commissioned in 2011 as an avant-garde work of intense physicality and passion juxtaposed against the deep and complex music of British composer Gavin Bryars.

Ballet Kelowna will perform at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Mar. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for Seniors/Students, and are available in person at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre or online at www.tixonthesquare.ca.

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