Many Thanks to our Dracula Attendees

Nov 01 2016 | Posted in

A gracious “thank you” to our audience members (some who attended numerous shows!) that made Dracula, our 2016-17 season opener, an immense success. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet performed to full audiences from October 26 -30 at the Centennial Concert Hall. We were especially thrilled to see so many attendees dressed in costumes!

Dracula received 4.5/5 stars from the Winnipeg Free Press in a review by Holly Harris. “It’s likely many in the mixed-generation audience went home Wednesday night fearful of things that go bump in the night — even ballet dancers”, said Harris. Read the full review here.

Here is just some of the feedback we received about the ballet on social media:

Thank you @WpgSymphony and @RWBallet for the fabulous performance of Dracula last night! Charming and seductive.

Amazing time at the @RWBallet #dracula tonight! Beautiful music and dancing! #RWB #Winnipeg

Saw the production of #Dracula by @RWBallet tonight - what a great evening! Fantastic stagecraft and dance! We loved it! #ywg #arts

Dracula @RWBallet was amazing tonight! Sophia Lee and Liang Xing are always incredible to watch.

Standing ovation tonight for #Dracula #Ballet. Amazing performance guys. You can be proud! @RWBallet

Had a fabulous time at #RWBDracula. Powerful performances, haunting costumes & backdrops. Bravo!!! Must-see #Winnipeg

Thank you for the marvellous performance of Dracula tonight! Beautiful & funny! (Also I am now in love with Gustav Mahler!) smile

The Tuba is really knocking it out of the park! (and the dancing is spooktacular) #RWB #Mahler #BlahBluhBlah

Thank you @RWBallet for the amazing student matinee yesterday, our grade 7’s & 8’s loved it!

Blown away by Dracula at @RWBallet tonight. Stellar show so far.

We created a survey in our efforts to continuously improve our audiences’ experience and would appreciate those in attendance to fill it out here.

For more photos and special behind-the-scenes video, check out our Instagram: @RWBallet

RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt
RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt
RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt
RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt
RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt
RWB Company Dancers in Dracula, 2016; Photo by Réjean Brandt

We hope to see you at our next performance, everyone’s favourite holiday classic: Nutcracker.

Principal Dancer Jo-Ann Sundermeier in Nutcracker; Photo by Rejean Brandt
Principal Dancer Jo-Ann Sundermeier in Nutcracker; Photo by Rejean Brandt