PSA - CALLING ALL WINNIPEG DANCERS: RWB SCHOOL BRINGS THE PUBLIC TO THE DANCE FLOOR

May 14 2015 | Posted in Press Releases

Winnipeg, MB – (May 14, 2015) The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School excitedly announces Sharing Dance Day, afree open-to-the-public event to engage in the love of dance. The official routine linked above will be performed by all who participate on Sunday, May 24 at 1:30 pm at Memorial Park*, opposite the Manitoba Legislative Building at the corner of Broadway and Memorial Boulevard. We invite everyone with a love of dance to participate!

To learn the routine featuring Canadian award-winning artist Kiesza’s JUNO award winning hit of 2015, Hideaway, watch the video and join us on May 24 for a fun expression of dance brightening our local community. For additional information, please visit sharingdance.ca or contact the RWB School Office at 204.957.3467.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES
Media is welcome to attend to capture Sharing Dance Day photography and video.
Interviews will be available (English + French) with RWB School Sharing Dance Day Coordinator, Philippe-Alexandre Jacques.

A Sharing Dance Day event also takes place in Toronto on May 24 with Canada’s National Ballet School(NBS). These events intend to raise awareness about Sharing Dance, a national arts engagement strategy for a healthy, active Canada. Sharing Dance aims to spread appreciation of movement and music while encouraging Canadians of any age and fitness level to experience the joy of dance.

We hope to have an opportunity to celebrate dance with you this year at Sharing Dance Day!

* in the instance of inclement weather the event will take place inside the Manitoba Legislative Building

To arrange interviews for an advance story, please contact:
RWB School Marketing Manager, Christa Mariash
( P 204.299.5956 | E cmariash@rwb.org)

About Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School
Founded in 1970 by celebrated teacher and former Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company Principal dancer David Moroni C.M., Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School has an international reputation for providing the highest quality training to its dancers and dance teachers. Under the leadership of Arlene Minkhorst since 2004, the RWB School has continued to develop a comprehensive dance training system for students pursuing a professional career. RWB School alumni have gone onto exciting careers in all facets of the dance industry and currently form 70 per cent of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company and comprise over half of its dance faculty.

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For further media information, please contact
Christa Mariash I RWB School Marketing Manager
T. 204.299.5956 I E cmariash@rwb.org