Posts Tagged: Alberta Ballet

Alberta Ballet is bringing Bollywood to the stage

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Are you ready? Taj Express, a bollywood musical production is coming to Calgary and Edmonton, welcomed by Alberta Ballet, direct from Mumbai. There promises to be live music, colourful costume and high energy. Director Shruti Merchant is excited to bring the production to Alberta. Merchant has worked on films such as Dhoom, Lakshya, Baghban, Kuch […]

Alberta Ballet’s ‘All of Us’ is underwhelming

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Alberta Ballet’s production of All of Us features the music of the Tragically Hip and is inspired by the band. With choreography by Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maitre, the production was set to capture the spirit of the Hip, paired with the powerful movement of ballet. It missed the mark by a mile. Though the narrative was a separate […]

Shaping Sound’s ‘After the Curtain’ is a mixed production

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Two years ago Alberta Ballet presented Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound as part of their season and it was like attending a concert. Patrons screamed at certain sequences and both performances sold out. It was such a rousing success that Alberta Ballet secured Shaping Sound to perform their newest production After the Curtain. It is a production with […]