Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & The Goblin has taken Winnipeg by storm! After an opening night performance on Wednesday that drew a standing ovation from the audience, The Princess & The Goblin received rave reviews from the Winnipeg Free Press, who said the ballet “…took one’s breath away” and called it “…a triumph of faith.”
The positive response continues
to pour in, with CBC arts critic Robert Enright stating Twyla Tharp’s newest work “…brings romance back to the stage”,
while The Globe & Mail stated the RWB “…has a genuine hit on its hands” with The Princess
& The Goblin.
Twyla herself was honoured for her prolific career as a visionary choreographer today, having been presented with a Key to the City by Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz in a special ceremony this morning at City Hall. Twyla was joined by RWB School director Arlene Minkhorst and Professional and Recreational Division students cast in The Princess & The Goblin.
In a very heartwarming gesture, Twyla decided to give her Key to the City to the RWB School so it can remain here at the RWB building and act as a “trophy” for dance.
A Big Congrats!!
Heather Pachet, Won the Princess Prize Pack from the
Winnipeg Free Press Contest which included a $100 Westcoast Kids Gift
Certificate, plus valued at $100 Toad Hall Toys princess theme gift pack;This
amazing prize package will delight any growing princess and contains only a
small portion of the princess themed items Toad Hall Toys carry. Young princesses will be thrilled to win the
Princess Treasury book, Playmobil set, travel puzzle, finger puppets, scratch
art and Princess-opoly.
And of course 4 ticket family pack to Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.
Judy Slivinski, Senior Director of Marketing and Development presents Heather Pachet with her prize pack.
Performing the role of Princess Irene from October 17th – October 20th, Paloma Herrera has been working with RWB dancers to help create Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.
Dancers share what they love about Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.
RWB Recreational Division Students get a chance to work with RWB Company Dancers on Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin. The Students have been working hard for weeks and are looking forward to opening night. See them perform October 17-21 at the Centennial Concert Hall.