Originally Posted: January 26, 2011
In October 2010, inspiration yields fifty costume sketches in one weekend ... think 1950s showgirls with flamingo headdresses and a dash of contemporary haute couture! Wonderland choreographer Shawn Hounsell and Costume Designer Anne Armit discuss the designs for RWB's newest creation and the unconventional aspects of their creative process.
The documentary 40
Years of One Night Stands, which tells the story of the early days of the Royal
Winnipeg Ballet, is now available to rent and own on iTunes thanks to TenduTV.
Now you can watch this wonderful documentary at any time on your television (via
AppleTV), or download onto your iPad, iPhone or computer.
Watch the 40 Years of One Night Stands trailer and find the film on Itunes.
New Characters, new scenes ...
Originally Posted: January 17, 2011
Choreographer Shawn Hounsell continues working with the full RWB Company on the creation of Wonderland. The choreographed movement, once new and strange to the dancers, is now really inside their bodies and very natural. Character development is well underway with the dancers taking more and more ownership over their roles.