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Alberta Ballet Welcomes Taj Express
Bollywood brilliance, straight from Mumbai
Calgary Sep 25-28 | Edmonton Oct 4-5
Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations.
Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein
Terrifyingly glorious world premiere
Calgary Oct 23-26 | Edmonton Oct 31-Nov 2
Possibly the only truly mythical character conceived since the early Greeks, Frankenstein’s creature will be reincarnated on stage and through movement in this highly-anticipated world premiere by Alberta Ballet Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître.
Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker
This beloved tale makes it’s return
Edmonton Dec 5-8 | Calgary Dec 13-15, 20-24
The Nutcracker features a live orchestra and a cast of more than 120 dancers, with dazzling sets and costumes designed by Emmy-award winning designer Zack Brown, and choreography by our own Edmund Stripe.
Alberta Ballet Welcomes Diavolo
When dance and architecture collide
Calgary Jan 16-18 | Edmonton Jan 21-22
Diavolo was seen by over 95 million people as one of the top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. The Los Angeles-based dance company Diavolo continues to push a new edge of performance with Artistic Director Jacques Heim’s inventive genius and his fearless, athletic daredevils.
Alberta Ballet UnLeashed
Introducing the annual mixed-bill program
Calgary Feb 12-15 | Edmonton Feb 21-22
Featuring three of the world’s most innovative and stimulating dance makers, accompanied by ground breaking designers and composers, join us as we revel in the intoxicating and vertiginous rush created by these acclaimed choreographers who seek to bring us where no one has gone before.
Alberta Ballet in Septime Webre’s Peter Pan
All you need is faith, trust and a little bit of pixie dust
Calgary Mar 18-21 | Edmonton Mar 27-28
Get lost in the adventures of all of your favourite characters from this classic story as they journey through the skies from The Darling residence to Never Never Land in Septime Webre’s Peter Pan.
Alberta Ballet’s Swan Lake
Ending the season on the highest of notes
Calgary May 6-9 | Edmonton May 15-16
Directed by Christopher Anderson whose interpretations of The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella astounded audiences. Swan Lake is arguably ballet’s greatest achievement, a monument of artistic triumph surviving the centuries, still challenging dancers and audiences today with its pure brilliance and exacting choreography.
Alberta Ballet School’s Don Quixote Divertissements
See the stars before they’re stars
Calgary Jun 13
Performed by Alberta Ballet School’s Professional Division senior students and students from the Alberta Ballet Trainee Program, join us for Don Quixote Divertissements which includes one of the most dynamic and technically challenging Grand Pas de Deux’s in the classical ballet repertoire.