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Canadian Dancer Returns Home with Internationally Renowned Hong Kong Ballet

Posted: Feb 29th, 2016 - 7:00AM
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Victoria Condlln
Standing strong on the toes of a talented group of dancers and choreographers, the Hong Kong Ballet has established itself as one of the premier ballet companies in Asia. Since 1979, the Hong Kong Ballet has evolved into a vibrant organization, and is becoming internationally recognized as a world-class institution. Coming to Kingston in March, this riveting and lively show features some locally...


Posted: Mar 27th, 2015 - 4:11PM
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Katie Stewart
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper and evil stepsisters… the story of Cinderella has stood the test of time. Rave reviews of Ballet Jörgen’ Cinderella have been sweeping the nation. With sold out performances, standing ovations and exciting pre and post-show discussions, Ballet Jörgen is bringing first-class ballet to The Grand Theatre on May 2,2015. It’s a classic tale with an innovative,...

Culture Vulture

Posted: Jun 23rd, 2014 - 5:01PM
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Kat Evans
Sometimes when we engage with the arts that moment happens, that moment Emily Dickenson described as feeling “physically as if the top of my head were taken off.” We all know it. Some of us chase after it – always on the hunt for our next fix. From the audience, you can feel yourself leaving the rest of your life behind and embracing the best of humanity, the moments in our existence where the...

Bboyizm in residence

Posted: May 25th, 2013 - 2:57PM
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Kevin Chen
Thanks to Kevin Chen for writing this blog post about his experience with Crazy Smooth and Meli-mel from BBoyizm as part of a creative residency presented by the Grand Theatre this week. Bboyiam presented two workshops at LCVI, two choregraphic workshops with young dancers from the community, and spent this week in residence at the Baby Grand developing a new work for future performance. Thanks...

2012/2013 Season is Here

Posted: May 24th, 2012 - 1:16PM
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Stephanie Earp
Welcome to the 2012/2013 season at the Grand Theatre! We're thrilled to announce the line-up for the coming season. Explore all 11 series, our special events and our amazing line-up of learning events, including Talkbacks (post-show), In Conversations (pre-show) and Master Classes. Jazz Series / Comedy Series / Global Beat Series / Rock Series / KidStage Series / Entertainers Series / Dance...

International Dance Day

Posted: Apr 27th, 2012 - 1:59PM
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Stephanie Earp
Initiated in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute, International Dance Day falls on April 29 of every year, commemorating the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, a distinguished choreographer that brought about significant reforms in ballet production. Every year, an international message authored by a well-known dance personality is circulated...