Experience Ballet 5:8 | ONLINE
Ballet 5:8 is dedicated to engaging communities in conversation of life and faith through innovative storytelling and breathtaking dance. Ballet 5:8 Online features film versions of acclaimed Ballet 5:8 works by Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer Julianna Rubio Slager, and renowned guest choreographers. Learn more at ballet58.org
C.S. Lewis is quoted as saying, "reason is the natural organ of truth, imagination is the organ of meaning". Julianna Rubio Slager has created several ballets inspired by Lewis' creativity and imagination found in his writings.
In this C.S. Lewis inspired rental package you will get to enjoy:
The Space in Between inspired by The Great Divorce.
Golden Sessions inspired by The Four Loves.
Meditations inspired by Meditation in a Toolshed.
Of Splendors & Horrors inspired by The Weight of Glory.
The Space in Between (C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce)
Ballet 5:8's original ballet The Space in Between, based on C.S. Lewis' the Great Divorce. In a grey town where the rain falls continuously, stands a man at a bus stop, on the brink of heaven and hell. This dreamlike place is the setting for Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager’s ac...
Originally premiered in 2016, Meditations explores how a different perspective can lead two similar people to opposite conclusions. In Meditation in a Toolshed, Lewis uses this analogy to describe the mystery of faith
“It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses...to remember that the dullest most uninteresting person you can talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would be strongly tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you now meet,...