Playing online March 7-14, 2021

Pay What You Can

We are pleased to offer a unique and artfully filmed creation of Body of Words. Reimagined for a digital audience, this moving piece will have you engaged and inspired.

Body of Words is no longer available. 

About the Show
Ballet Edmonton and SkirtsAfire are pleased to present Body of Words. This debut collaboration brings together poetry, music and dance to awaken all your senses as some of Edmonton’s finest artists expose a common language to explore the challenges in living in a continually changing and temperamental body. Featuring Edmonton’s Poet Laureate Nisha Patel, multilingual poet and spoken word artist Medgine Mathurin, and the incredible Ballet Edmonton with choreography by Karissa Barry.

Ariana Barr
Paula Cobo Botello
Yoko Kanomata
Diego Ramalho
Bryce Taylor

Light, Sound and Film Production
Limbo Editing

Featuring Poets

Nisha Patel

Medgine Mathurin

*TRAILER* “Body of Words”
Video and choreography by Karissa Barry, performances by Ballet Edmonton Company, poetry by Nisha Patel.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Funders

Opening Night Sponsor

Body of Words digital offering was generously support by the EPCOR Heart and Soul Fund