2017/18 PERFORMANCES

What's On

 
 
 
 
 
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Tango Fire

Calgary
Sep 21-23 incl. Sat matinee

Edmonton
Sep 27-28

 

From the great tango houses of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the outstanding cast of Tango Fire bring a sublime, sensuous performance to open Alberta Ballet’s 51st season. 

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Dangerous Liaisons

Calgary
Calgary Oct 26-28 incl. Sat matinee

Edmonton
Edmonton Nov 3-4

 

Based on Choderlos de Laclos’ 18th century novel, Dangerous Liaisons will take its audiences into one of the most emotionally destructive dramas ever told. 

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The Nutcracker

Edmonton
Dec 7-10 incl. Sat & Sun matinees

Calgary
Dec 15-17 incl. Sat & Sun matinees
Dec 21-24 incl. Sat & Sun matinees

 

Enter a Kingdom of Sweets, fall in love with a Sugar Plum Fairy, and bravely face an army of mischievous mice. This is an intimate retelling of a holiday classic in its beautifully authentic Russian setting.

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Shaping Sound: After the Curtain

Edmonton
Jan 16-17

Calgary
Jan 19-20 incl. Sat matinee

 

Shaping Sound is bringing the heat back to Alberta with a brand new show: After the Curtain.

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Momix Opus Cactus

Calgary
Feb 15-17 incl. Sat matinee

Edmonton
Feb 21-22

 

Opus Cactus is a dynamic journey into the hidden landscape of the American Southwest.  With a sense of danger, sensuality and humor, the desert world of soaring cactuses, slithering snakes and frolicking insects all come to life once uncovered through the magic
of MOMIX.

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Cinderella

Calgary
Mar 15-17 incl. Sat matinee

Edmonton
Mar 23-24

 

The romance of our new Cinderella will sweep both the young and the young-at-heart into this fairy tale’s timeless dream.

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All of Us (The Tragically Hip ballet)

Calgary
May 3-5 incl. Sat matinee

Edmonton
May 11-12

 

Inspired by a soundtrack of the Hip’s most loved music, this contemporary ballet celebrates the sound and stories of the artists that have spoken so poignantly to a generation of Canadians. 

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SCHOOL OF ALBERTA PRESENTS:

Paquita & Other Works

Calgary
Jun 9 (Evening only)

 

This season, the School of Alberta Ballet’s Professional Division will perform Paquita, the story of a Spanish gypsy who saves the life of Lucien, a French aristocrat, before learning her own past isn’t what it seems. 
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