Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts

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In a Nutshell

Quebec’s acclaimed dance company performs three emotive contemporary works, showcasing the athleticism, grace, and skill of their dancers

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 23, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Use for admission at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on 5/23. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For disability accommodations, call box office immediately after purchase - availability is limited. Holder assumes all risk in connection with the event and releases Groupon, Ticketmaster, the venue and their affiliates from any related claims. Not redeemable on mobile app. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • One G-Pass to see Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal
  • When: Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Full offer value includes ticketing fees

Seating Options

  • $50.40 for side orchestra, rows J–U; left or right centre orchestra, rows R–Z; centre orchestra, rows V–Z; or side mezzanine, rows AA–DD (up to $84 value)
  • $61.10 for centre orchestra, rows A–U; left or right centre orchestra, rows A–Q; or left or right centre mezzanine, rows AA–DD (up to $94 value)
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How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app. Discount reflects the merchant’s current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event.

The Program

Excerpts from Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal's Harry

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal showcases the dramatic, emotive work of three gifted contemporary choreographers during this Toronto premiere. While the work may be new, such performances are a regular fixture of the Quebec-based ensemble’s repertoire. The company is known for its commitment to daring, wholly original work—the “jazz” in its name indicates a willingness to “jazz up” the aesthetics of classic ballet—and has gained international acclaim for its evocative efforts.

  • Closer: Benjamin Millepied’s duet, set to Philip Glass’s Mad Rush, tells the passionate story of a young couple by exploring the voltage that can pass between two bodies.
  • Kosmos: Choreographed by Andonis Foniadakis, Kosmos creates a kind of cityscape from a mass of bodies who move both as individuals and as one. Created for BJM, the dance captures the energetic celebration of humanity that stamps much of the company’s work.
  • Harry: Israeli-American choreographer Barak Marshall dissects peoples’ great power to overcome conflict in this work, created specifically for the BJM dancers. The artists dance to a diverse soundtrack throughout, comprised of alt-jazz, Israeli folk music, and more traditional classical offerings.

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts

The largest soft-seat theatre in Canada, the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts is perhaps most famous for its overhanging marquee outside. The diagonal canopy and its snake-like rows of lights were restored to their original form in 2010, along with the facility’s wood, brass, and marble accents. Inside the lobby, York Wilson’s mural, The Seven Lively Arts, fills eyes with fractured, panoramic representations of various artistic media, from slanted musical staffs to menacing Greek theatre masks.

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