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Ballet Kelowna presents Mambo & Other Works - Performing Arts Trail series

November 21 7:30 to 9:30 pm

TDAC presents The Performing Arts Trail Series 

Nine Ballet Kelowna dancers perform a mixed program.1723 - Vivaldi (2017)

Choreography: Wen Wei Wang

Music: Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons Recomposed by: Max Richter

Length: 19 minutes

1723 - Vivaldi is a mesmerizing sextet created by “one of the country’s most in-demand choreographers” (The Globe and Mail), Chinese-Canadian dance luminary Wen Wei Wang. Featuring extreme technical prowess from its sextet of dancers, with complex pointe work and powerful extensions, 1723 - Vivaldi is an evocative display of winter’s stark surroundings - bare, mesmerizing, and haunting.

“Every part of their bodies had a role to play, sometimes in unexpected ways.” ~ The Daily Courier

Cuatro Estaciones(2019)

Choreography: Simone Orlando Music: Astor Piazzolla, Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and

Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons Length: 34 minutes

Cuatro Estaciones, is an evocative tango-inspired ensemble piece by Ballet Kelowna’s visionary Artistic Director Simone Orlando, set to virtuoso composer Astor Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. Orlando’s choreography infuses ballet’s contemporary lines with the intricate, expressive elements of Argentine Tango and features the full company performing fiery steps in stunning group formations and seductive duets.

“Passionate, fiery, exquisite, breathtaking.” ~ The Daily Courier

MAMBO (2018)

Choreography: Alysa Pires

Music: Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, Julie London, Xavier Cugat, Sarah Vaughan, Dean Martin, and Louis Prima

Length: 20 minutes

MAMBO gained worldwide acclaim after performances at Beijing’s China International Performing Arts Expo and Toronto’s Fall For Dance North Festival in 2018. Pires’ “crowd-pleasing MAMBO” (The Globe and Mail), is a colourful joie de vivre set to a vibrant soundtrack of Latin, swing, and jazz standards by musical legends such as Dean Martin, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, Sarah Vaughn, and more.

“MAMBO was da bomb and a slightly kitschy gift that kept on giving to an audience that was eating it up.” ~ Regular Guy Reviewer


Adult Admission $30 / Student (with ID) $15 / Youth Admission (19 years and under) $10

Season Pass $95 (5 shows)

Other Shows in the 2019-20 Performing Arts Trail Series:

- Symphony of the Kootenays: THE FIFTH! - Saturday Oct 5, 2019 

- Allison Girvan and Laura Landsberg: Feels Like Home - Tuesday January 21,2020

- Sarah Hagen & Brendan McLeod: Exultation - Tuesday February 4, 2020

- Elage Diouf & Band -Tuesday February 18, 2020

The Performing Arts Trail series is sponsored by Century 21 Kootenay Homes Ltd., and TECK Metals Ltd. 

 

 

 

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Town: Trail, BC
Venue: The Bailey Theatre
Address: 1501 Cedar Ave.