May 22, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow opens its 87th season with premier Canadian contemporary ballet company Ballet BC in the Ted Shawn Theatre, June 19-23. Celebrating ten years under the leadership of Artistic Director Emily Molnar, Ballet BC is considered one of the most significant Canadian companies, acclaimed as “physically rigorous, dramatically solid, and truly contemporary” (Dance Magazine). Ballet BC’s program features the U.S. premiere of Bedroom Folk from Israeli collaborators Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, Molnar’s most recent work To this day, and Medhi Walerski’s signature Petite Cérémonie.
“I can’t wait for Ballet BC to open Festival 2019. The program they are bringing showcases the dancers’ stunning versatility and prowess, and exemplifies why they are considered one of the best contemporary ballet companies today in Canada and beyond,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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