Ballet British Columbia

Published November 24, 2009
Ballet British Columbia dancers were in rehearsal last fall when they got the news: All the dancers and staff plus Artistic Director John Alleyne had been layed off. “It was very quiet,” says Simone Orlando, a BBC dancer in her 12th season. “Nobody was expecting this.”    Refusing …more »
Published November 24, 2009
This July, Ballet British Columbia appointed Emily Molnar—one of the company’s stars in the 1990s and now an esteemed choreographer—as its interim artistic director. (Molnar replaces John Alleyne, who stepped down in June.) The announcement came on the heels of Ballet BC’s financial difficul…more »