Playing online March 7-14, 2021

Pay What You Can

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

To receive a link to Body of Words, please fill out the Pay What You Can form found on this page below. Minimum payment is $10. Once payment is processed, you will receive a confirmation email, and then your link to enjoy Body of Words will be sent on March 7 and you will be able to watch at your leisure until March 14.

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
Allison Lang
Yoko Kanomata
Diego Ramalho
Matthew Klippenstein
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