Freedom. Love. Beauty. Truth. Passion. The Can-Can. These themes will
intersect, collide, and ignite in rainbows of colorful skirts, bloomers, and
top hats as the Royal Winnipeg Ballet debuts the World Premiere of Jorden
Morris' full-length production Moulin
Rouge- The Ballet. Journey into the cinematic realm of Matthew and Nathalie
as they navigate life and love amidst the backdrop of Paris' most celebrated
cabaret. Tara Birtwhistle and Gael Lambiotte return as principals along with a
stellar ensemble following their striking performances in Mauricio Wainrot's Carmina Burana last season. With 31
different music pieces by composers of the Moulin Rouge era, including Ravel,
the production promises to engage music and dance lover alike.
longest continuously operating ballet in North America, RWB has firmly
established itself as Canada's premier ballet company--due in large part to the
mainstream appeal of new productions like Dracula
and most recently Peter Pan in which
former RWB Principal and Choregrapher Jorden Morris generated a box office
The Moulin Rouge routinely saved a seat for the famous artist, Henri de Toulouse
Lautrec, who immortalized the venue through his paintings and lithographs.
We'll try to do the same for you!