"turning opera upside down"
Ne. Sans is a home for the research and creation of work that seeks to deepen and re-connect opera and dance.
A dance performance and concert creation set to the complete Piano Études of the celebrated composer Philip Glass, one of the most innovative and influential composers of the late 20th century, choreographed by Idan Cohen, performed live by award-winning pianist Leslie Dala.
Take This Waltz
Celebrating the Music of Leonard Cohen
Music, dance and stunning visuals, staged by Idan Cohen, celebrates the Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Performers featured are Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch, described as “flat-out brilliant” by Opera News, dancer/musician Ted Littlemore and a classical chamber ensemble of Cello, violin, and accordion.
Ne.Sans Opera & Dance acknowledges that it is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are grateful to create on these lands.