"I believe in cultural diplomacy. And I think that you, the artists, can actually play an important part in bridging us with other countries through your art and with your talent." - Governor General of Canada Michaëlle Jean
Jeff Herd & Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada Photo:Tim Fennell
Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet was honoured to welcome Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, for a visit on Thursday August 26th. The RWB was thrilled to have the opportunity to formally receive Her Excellency while she was in Manitoba on a two-day regional visit. Read more »
Twelve Months 'til Curtain
Rehearsal for Wonderland begins! Choreographer Shawn Hounsell and RWB Company dancers experiment with different styles of movement and music in search of just the right contemporary approach for this extreme trip down the rabbit hole.
Photo: Tim Fennell
Manitoba Lotteries presented RWB's Ballet in the Park at Assiniboine Park's Lyric Theatre from July 28th to 30th with free performances starting at 7:30 pm nightly. A beloved tradition since the late 70s, this weekend's warm weather attracted thousands of people to the 2010 Ballet in the Park to watch performances by the RWB School and Company. Read more »