Royal Winnipeg Ballet
The Nutcracker is arguably the most famous ballet ever composed. Premiering in 1892, this lovely Christmas story has captured the hearts of millions, and in the process become an annual tradition around the holiday season. This year the internationally renowned Winnipeg Royal Ballet performs this timeless classic at the National Arts Centre from December 4-8. […]
From mounties to polar bears, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker offers a Canadian twist on a Russian classic
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker returns to the National Arts Centre for a Canadian twist on a Russian classic.
As the curtain rises, and you hear the choir’s first notes of Claudio Monteverdi’s Baroque masterpiece Vespers, 1610, you will be mesmerized by this new full-length ballet. Renowned choreographer James Kudelka creates a mythology-infused world reminiscent of a gilded Renaissance tapestry, where dancers in larger-than-life masks explore humankind’s relationship with the natural and spiritual worlds. Vespers features the […]
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet performs Dracula at the National Arts Centre from April 12–14.