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Posted: October 17, 2012

A Big Congrats!!

Heather Pachet, Won the Princess Prize Pack from the Winnipeg Free Press Contest which included a $100 Westcoast Kids Gift Certificate, plus valued at $100 Toad Hall Toys princess theme gift pack;This amazing prize package will delight any growing princess and contains only a small portion of the princess themed items Toad Hall Toys carry. Young princesses will be thrilled to win the Princess Treasury book, Playmobil set, travel puzzle, finger puppets, scratch art and Princess-opoly.

And of course 4 ticket family pack to Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.

Judy Slivinski, Senior Director of Marketing and Development presents Heather Pachet with her prize pack.

Posted: October 12, 2012

Performing the role of Princess Irene from October 17th – October 20th, Paloma Herrera has been working with RWB dancers to help create Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.

Dancers share what they love about Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin.

RWB Recreational Division Students get a chance to work with RWB Company Dancers on Twyla Tharp's The Princess & The Goblin. The Students have been working hard for weeks and are looking forward to opening night. See them perform October 17-21 at the Centennial Concert Hall.

Posted: October 11, 2012

Opening night for the Canadian Premiere of Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & The Goblin is less than a week away! We’re getting very excited here at RWB for the ballet, and it looks like the media is too! We brought several news teams in to catch a sneak peek at rehearsals for The Princess & The Goblin and to chat with our Artistic Director André Lewis, RWB dancers and Twyla Tharp herself.

Dance writer Holly Harris sat down with Twyla for Dance International and for a profile in Uptown Magazine’s Fall Arts Guide.

Host Jenna Khan from Breakfast Television, Tracy Koga from Shaw TV, Andrea Ratuski from CBC Manitoba Scene and Patricia Bitu-Tshikudi from CBC Radio-Canada all came down to watch our RWB dancers in rehearsal and interview Twyla Tharp and André Lewis.

Twyla Tharp opened up about her long friendship with the late Maurice Sendak, author of children’s favourite Where the Wild Things Are, and how he helped inspire The Princess & The Goblin to Winnipeg Free Press’ Dan Lett for a feature story. Read more »

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