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Violent ballet

February, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Romeo + Juliet a beautiful performance Have you ever seen a ballerina in a beautiful, light pink, flowy dress throw down and slap another? Two male ballerinas in elegant costumes battle with four blades? If not, then you haven’t seen Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Romeo + Juliet.

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Review of RWB's latest performance

August, 2015

–updated: 2015/10/16 It’s been 174 years since this ballet premiered in Paris and audiences are still captivated by its story. Giselle is a love story turned tragedy that led audiences through a magical set full of emotions. Act one takes place in Rhineland Village and focuses on Giselle, performed by Jo-Ann Sundermeier, falling in love with Albrecht, performed by […]

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Teddy Bears 3 On Screen

Outwords’ Fringe Picks

Our Guide to the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

May, 2015

Here are a few of the Fringe shows we at Outwords are most excited about. Did we miss one you’re dying to see? Tweet @outwords; we’ll check it out and you’ll be entered to win free tickets to Snack Music. 3…2…1… Clint and Kyle, two young men from Wetaskiwin, Alta., skip their best friend Danny’s […]

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Cocktails under the Stars

A fabulous success

July, 2014

We’re so proud of our sponsors and partners listed here and we thank them for being part of our community. Sponsors and Partners DIAMOND SPONSOR   RUBY SPONSOR       EMERALD SPONSOR     Silent auction donors Kara Passey Dwayne Larson Photography Paintings by Karen Palmer Pizzeria Gusto LeoMark The Happy Cooker Stephanie Forsyth […]

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Ray Hogg Entertainment

Leading the Rainbow Stage

Ray Hogg makes Rainbow Stage's community

May, 2014

Ray Hogg got to know Rainbow Stage well in 2011 when he was directing. He lived in Toronto at the time, but came to Winnipeg for a few weeks to direct. “It was a relatively short, but a very intense getting-to-know-you Rainbow Stage time,” said Hogg. Ken Peter, the former executive producer of Rainbow Stage, […]

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Unknown On Stage

A real-life Billy Elliot

Brett Taylor: A small town boy his peers didn’t understand

October, 2015

  Billy Elliot The Musical is the perfect project for Brett Taylor as it combines his two passions: ballet and musical theatre. After training in musical theatre in high school and performing in Rainbow Stage’s production of Good News after graduating, Taylor confided in his friends and colleagues, performers Lori Watson and Robert Boge, that […]

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July 21 Briefs

Ballet porn, sober Pride, does it get better?

May, 2015

Local RAW: Jeppe Hansen talks about response to RWB story Jeppe Hansen, the former ballet dancer who went public with allegations that the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School kicked him out for acting in gay pornography, talks to the CBC‘s Ryan Hicks via Skype about the public response to his story. National Partying sober for Pride […]

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50 Years of Fancy Footwork Dance

50 Years of Fancy Footwork

Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers celebrate milestone anniversary

December, 2014

Canada’s oldest modern dance company is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and continues to look forward. To mark its milestone season, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (WCD) will be touring guest choreographer and WCD graduate Ming Hon’s defining pieces. “It’s really humbling to be a part of the 50th, but it feels like family so it’s […]

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RWB’s mixed programme: a review by a non-dancer

May, 2014

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is finishing their season with a special mixed programme, running from May 7th to 11th at the Centennial Concert Hall. A small four day window to see Winnipeg’s finest emerging dancers. For those who appreciate dance and appreciate the fact that Winnipeg is home to one of the most prestigious dance […]

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Ryan Vetter Dance

The RWB’S Spring Dancer

Ryan Vetter brings fresh talent to the prestigious dance company

May, 2014

It might come as a surprise that a boy from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, would choose to move to our city at 13 to join a ballet school. It might come as a surprise that this same person is the only self-identified gay man in the corps de ballet at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB). […]

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