On their first day in Israel, RWB dancers and staff participated a ribbon-cutting event for Tel Aviv's new Playground for Peace. Premier Greg Selinger and the Mayor of Tel Aviv, Mr. Huldai, were present at the event. Following the dedication ceremony, RWB dancers taught a class for local youth.
RWB Company Dancers Amanda Green, Yosuke Mino, Jo-Ann Sundermeier & Jaime Vargas at the dedication ceremony for the Playground for Peace.
PHOTO TIM FENNELL
Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet departed from the Winnipeg International Airport on a flight bound for Israel early yesterday, Saturday, October 9, 2010. In celebration of the RWB’s 70th Anniversary, the Company is bringing ballet to the Middle East with a two-week tour to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa, Israel. The RWB’s 70th Anniversary Tour will mark the first time in seven years that the RWB has performed overseas. Check back often for up-to-the-minute video updates from the Tour!
Company Dancers Yosuke Mino, Yayoi Ezawa & Zhen Guo Chen bidding Winnipeg a fond farewell. Read more »
RWB is pleased to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Miller, one of the world's foremost experts on Bram Stoker and his novel Dracula (1897), to Winnipeg from September 22 to October 3, 2010 in conjuction with performances of RWB's Dracula at the Centennial Concert Hall.
Thirty minutes prior to each performance of RWB's Dracula, Dr. Miller will give a pre-show chat in the Centennial Concert Hall lobby’s South wing. Pre-show chats are hosted by local media and other celebrities and admission is free. Read more »