The Handmaid’s Tale

BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
Margaret Atwood

CHOREOGRAPHY
Lila York

MUSIC
James McMillan,
ArvoPärt, and others

COSTUME DESIGN
Liz Vandal

SCENIC DESIGN
Clifton Taylor

ASSOCIATE SCENIC DESIGN
Anshuman Bhatia

LIGHTING DESIGN
Clifton Taylor
& Anshuman Bhatia

PROJECTIONS DESIGN
Sean Nieuwenhuis

NUMBER OF DANCERS
26

LENGTH
1 hour, 55 minutes

WORLD PREMIERE (ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET)
October 16, 2013

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE HANDMAID’S TALE

“York’s vision breathes new life into a venerable Canadian classic while literally embodying the story’s dark forces, with its sobering message as timely — and relevant — as ever”
– Winnipeg Free Press