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Victoria Dance Series Presentations
A History

Inaugural Season 1997/98

Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal - mixed program (including Pendulum by Crystal Pite et al.)

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - mixed program ( Ballo Della Regina [Balanchine]; The Leaves are Falling [Tudor]; Seventh Symphony [Van Schayk])

Ballet BC - mixed program (including Conversation Piece [Mark Godden]; and Dvorak Serenade [John Clifford])

Western Ballet Theatre - Romeo and Juliet


1998/99

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens - mixed program ( Apollo and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux [Balanchine]; Duende [Nacho Duato]; Axioma 7 [Ohad Naharin])

Ballet Jorgen - mixed program (The Art of Fugue [Crystal Pite]; I've Got Rhythm [Staphanie Ballard]; Two Dances For Jane [Crystal Pite]; White Sleep [Mark Godden]; Swedish Songs and Land [Bengt Jorgen])

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Dracula [Mark Godden]

Ballet BC - mixed program ( 15 Heterosexual Duets and .There, below [James Kudelka]; Petites danses pour mammiferes (Transl. Short Dances for mammals) [Myriam Naisy])


1999/2000

Ballet BC - mixed program ( The Goldberg Suite [John Alleyne]; Chiaroscuro [Lynne Taylor-Corbett]; Zero Hour [Barry Ingham])

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Beauty and the Beast [David Nixon]

Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal - mixed program ( Premier souffle [Gilles Lacroix & Andre Simard]; Circle Songs [Shawn Hounsell]; entre-deux [Dominique Dumais]; clin d'oeil [Jason Shipley-Holmes]; No Strings Attached [Mia Michaels]


2000/01

Le Groupe Apogee - World Premiere choreography by Debra Brown

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Butterfly

Ballet BC - The Faerie Queen [John Alleyne]


2001/02

National Ballet of Canada - scenes from Romeo & Juliet

Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal - including Short Works: 23 by Crystal Pite

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Giselle

Toronto Dance Theatre - Severe Clear [Christopher House]


2002/03

Ballet BC - Orpheus [John Alleyne]

Lola Dance - Volio [Lola McLaughlin]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty

O Vertigo Danse - Luna [Ginette Laurin]

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens - Ohad Naharin


2003/04

National Ballet - Four Seasons [James Kudelka] , Napoli Excerpts, Judgment of Paris [Geroge Balanchine]

battery opera - Spektator [Lee Su Feh]

Ballet BC - Carmen [Jean Grand Maitre]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - The Magic Flute [Mark Godden]

Lynda Raino/Crystal Pite - A Conversation - A Victoria Dance Series commission [Lynda Raino, Crystal Pite]


2004/05

Toronto Dance Theatre - Persephone's Lunch [Christopher House]

Alberta Ballet/Victoria Symphony - Nutcracker [Mikko Nissinen]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - A Cinderella Story [Val Caniparoli]

The Holy Body Tattoo - monumental [Noam Gagnon, Dana Gingras]

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks - BULLA! [Hannah Stilwell & Kimberly Cooper]

Ballet BC - The Rite of Spring [John Alleyne], 15 Heterosexual Duets [James Kudelka], Nine Sinatra Songs [Twyla Tharp]

 
 
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