Winnipeg, Manitoba (December 21, 2010) - This past weekend, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dancers and Staff gathered at Winnipeg Harvest to donate their time by helping put together hampers for Winnipeg families in need.
The RWB is proud to be partnered with Winnipeg Harvest during this Holiday season.
Please see the Winnipeg Harvest website for more information regarding volunteering and their most needed items. Also make sure to bring a donation for Winnipeg Harvest to the Centennial Concert Hall for the run of Nutcracker (December 22-29)
RWB dancers and staff helping out at Winnipeg Harvest.
780 bags of sugar packed and ready to go into hampers!
PHOTOS TIM FENNELL
Every year, RWB invites local celebrities and members of the media to step into the Party Scene of Nutcracker. Previous Nutcracker walk-on roles have been performed by Winnipeg personalities Chris Walby, former Winnipeg Blue Bomber, Gary Doer, former Premier of Manitoba, and Sylvia Kuzyk, CTV Entertainment Correspondent, to name just a few. This year, RWB will support Winnipeg Harvest and their commitment to raising public awareness of hunger while working towards long-term solutions to hunger and poverty by inviting the organization onto our stage and into our ballet. We are pleased to announce the following Winnipeg Harvest VIPs will perform walk-on roles in RWB’s Nutcracker this year:
Player, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Spokesperson, Winnipeg Harvest’s ‘Hunger for Hope’ program
Sunday, December 26th 7pm Performance
Executive Director, Winnipeg Harvest
Thursday, December 23rd 2pm Performance
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Pollard Banknote
Board Member, Winnipeg Harvest
Monday, December 27th 2pm Performance Read more »
RWB returns to the Centennial Concert Hall with Nutcracker, the holiday classic beloved by Manitobans young and old, from December 22-29, 2010. This treasured family tradition is always extremely popular with Winnipeg audiences so get your tickets now before it’s too late!
If you didn’t have a chance to check them out last year, be sure to have a look at our "Nutcracker, Behind the Scenes" videos. In this episode, RWB Artistic Director Andre Lewis explains how the Company's version of Nutcracker came into being.
Originally Posted: December 1, 2009