**Disclaimer: I received complimentary tickets to attend this event***
Alberta Ballet Presents Diavolo
After thrilling millions of people on America’s Got Talent in 2017, Alberta Ballet is pleased to present Diavolo for the first time in Canada. Diavolo brings with them an electrifying live theatre experience unlike anything Alberta audiences have ever witnessed.
Artistic Director, Jaques Heim, combines his academic background in theater, film, and dance with his passion for architecture. Diavolo is a unique and fascinating dance company that has been thrilling millions of people worldwide for more than 20 years. In 2017, Diavolo appeared on America’s Got Talent. They made it all the way to the top 10 with five new pieces created for the show, two of these pieces will be showcased in Alberta.
Not only is Jaques Heim the Artistic Director for Diavolo, but he is also a choreographer of Cirque de Solieil’s Ka. He is a creator and innovator who continues to push the boundaries of what art and dance can be.
Canadian audiences will finally be able to experience the overwhelming and electrifying theatrical experience that is Diavolo. “We are thrilled to have them on our stage, and we hope that you will be mesmerized by their fearless athletic prowess and artistic daring,” said Alberta Ballet Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître. “Having found their own unique methods for exploring human experience, they have created a powerfully engaging aesthetic which is absolutely their own. They’re a riveting ensemble of artists who are successfully developing exciting new vocabularies of movement and theatrical expression.”
When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton)
About Alberta Ballet
Under the direction of Artistic Director, Jean Grand-Maître, Alberta Ballet connects audiences with dance that excites and inspires. The Alberta Ballet season runs from September to May, and has toured across Canada and internationally. Through, both, the originality of its programming and the talent of its classically-trained dancers, Alberta Ballet has earned a passionate following in its twin home cities, Calgary and Edmonton, and abroad!
Diavolo is sure to please Canadian audiences.
For more information on Diavolo, click here.
Click here for tickets to Diavolo.
If you are unable to attend Diavolo, don’t worry, you can catch Alberta Ballet’s next show Unleashed, which is happening February 21 and 22. For more information on Unleashed, click here.