"Billy Elliot The Musical is, quite simply, unmissable." - Express & Star
This Tony Award-winning musical is an inspiring and moving tale about the importance of following your heart. Set in working-class England, young Billy dreams of trading in his boxing gloves for ballet slippers, but his widowed father cannot understand his passion. A celebration of Calgary’s local talent, this rendition of Billy Elliot The Musical will be choreographed by former Alberta Ballet principal dancer Yukichi Hattori, helmed by Artistic Director Stafford Arima, and will feature the best and brightest of Calgary’s dance community.
"Billy Elliot The Musical is pure magic. This heartfelt and undeniably entertaining musical, by music legend Elton John, makes me laugh, cry, and beam with joy. Billy is a courageous young boy who takes a leap of faith and, against all odds, defies expectations. This tale is a compelling reminder to live one’s dream and be proud of who you are!" - Stafford
Originally directed in London by Stephen Daldry · Orchestrations by Martin Koch · Executive Producers (Original London Production) Angela Morrison David Furnish · Producers (Original London Production) Tim Bevan Eric Fellner Jon Finn Sally Greene · Originally presented in London by Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions in association with Tiger Productions · Based on the Universal Pictures/Studio Canal Film
Set and Projections Scott Reid · Costumes Cory Sincennes · Lighting Alan Brodie · Sound Joshua D. Reid