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Friendly Theatre Etiquette

Friendly Theatre Etiquette

I’ve written on theatre etiquette before. It is one of my biggest pet peeves, if I’m being honest. Going to the theatre is not a regular occurrence for most of us, and the afternoon or evening can be spoiled by a few selfish people. This […]

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale Review

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale Review

The Handmaid’s Tale has recently become an infamous story and metaphor for much of what is happening in the world, politically and culturally. Quite often, the ballet is seen as a refuge from the world, but it also can be used quite effectively to make […]

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale (10-14 October, 2018)

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale (10-14 October, 2018)

The Handmaid’s Tale  has been very of-the-moment in the last few years; with the current political climate in the US and the Hulu television show, it is being discussed everywhere. Well, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet actually premiered The Handmaid’s Tale as a ballet in 2013, long […]

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet has always been a pretty big part of my life, and always have been. Although I was obviously never anywhere close to a professional dancer, I do like to think that 25+ years of dancing along with a excessive amount of research and reading […]

Apollo’s Angels Giveaway

Apollo’s Angels Giveaway

Hello everyone, happy World Ballet Day! World Ballet Day is one of my favourite days of the year, as many of the world’s leading companies, including the Royal Ballet and the Australian Ballet, are sharing their classes, rehearsals, and performances with us all! I would […]

RWB School Spotlight feat Coppélia

RWB School Spotlight feat Coppélia

Throughout the year, Winnipeg is treated with productions from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet company, and they are amazing. However, what a lot of Winnipeggers don’t know is that the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School also puts on their own productions, and these are a wonderful chance […]