Join us for an unforgettable season featuring the stories of fearless and remarkable heroines.
Be it in a script, on stage, or in our day-to-day lives, heroines exist. Their existence is impactful, and regardless of how you encounter them, heroines are truly unforgettable. Our 79th season follows three fearless female protagonists: The Handmaid Tale’s Offred, Juliet Capulet of Romeo & Juliet, and Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz while they experience diverse issues, struggles, and triumphs.
Our season opens in a dystopian future where we shadow the restricted, yet resilient, Offred as she navigates a world where women’s rights have been stripped away in the powerful and poignant interpretation of Margaret Atwood’s gripping novel, The Handmaid’s Tale.
The holidays are once again a time for traditional tales of adventure when Nutcracker returns. This timeless family favourite promises to once again enchant audiences of all ages.
In February, we stand alongside Juliet as she defies the ordered social structure in the re-telling of Shakespeare’s enduring Romeo & Juliet. Our season of mainstage performances ends in The Emerald City as we journey beside the iconic, headstrong Dorothy with confidence in the Canadian premiere of The Wizard of Oz.
In addition to our mainstage productions, we are proud to offer Ballet & the Band, a new and exciting artistic collaboration between the RWB and The Bros. Landreth, as well as Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division’s year-end performances: Spotlight and On The Edge.
Whether it be your first encounter with these heroines, or one of many, allow our 79th season to acquaint you with Offred, Juliet, and Dorothy as they are brought to life through the artistry of dance.