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One Yellow Rabbit's HIGH PERFORMANCE RODEO Reveals Lineup for 34th Festival Photo One Yellow Rabbit's HIGH PERFORMANCE RODEO Reveals Lineup for 34th Festival
by Vicki Trask - Nov 5, 2019

'Cultural Rocketfuel' Vivek Shraya (Vanity Fair), legendary Canadian theatre artist Daniel MacIvor, and the rare return of a One Yellow Rabbit hit to be included in 34th Annual International Festival of the Arts

BWW Review: Theatre Calgary's BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Shines a Spotlight on Calgary' Photo BWW Review: Theatre Calgary's BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Shines a Spotlight on Calgary's Talent
by Vicki Trask - Apr 19, 2019

The highly anticipated season-closer of Billy Elliot the Musical has been a long-time coming for Theatre Calgary. With the promise of an all-Calgarian cast and more musical showcasing from emerging artists, there was a lot of excitement leading up to opening night. I left the Max Bell Theatre with the same excitement for all the things to come from this incredible production.

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Presents SPANNING THE CENTURIES Photo The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Presents SPANNING THE CENTURIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce that acclaimed Kansas City conductor, Ward Holmquist, will guest conduct their upcoming concert.

Theatre Calgary Closes 2018-19 With Music, Ballet, and an All Calgary Cast in BILLY E Photo Theatre Calgary Closes 2018-19 With Music, Ballet, and an All Calgary Cast in BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by Vicki Trask - Apr 5, 2019

Theatre Calgary is set to close the 2018-19 season with a wonderful story about following your dreams as we present Billy Elliot The Musical, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, and music by Elton John. This Tony Award-winning musical is an inspiring and moving tale about the importance of following your heart.

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Presents SPANNING THE CENTURIES Photo The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Presents SPANNING THE CENTURIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce that acclaimed Kansas City conductor, Ward Holmquist, will guest conduct their upcoming concert. "I had a great time leading performances of J.S. Bach's Coffee Cantata with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra during their 2017 - 18 Season and I'm so thrilled to be back with them again for Spanning the Centuries in May," said Holmquist.

BWW Interview: Amber Bissonnette Talks About Dancing Her Way Through BILLY ELLIOT at  Photo BWW Interview: Amber Bissonnette Talks About Dancing Her Way Through BILLY ELLIOT at Theatre Calgary
by Vicki Trask - Mar 29, 2019

In anticipation of opening night of Theatre Calgary's production of Billy Elliot, I sat down with Dance Captain Amber Bissonnette to talk about her career and life as a dancer. 'I got started in dance when I was five. My second cousin's mom owned a dance studio and my mom and my sister had just moved to Edmonton - where I'm from - and she was looking for a way to keep us busy. I started singing and acting when I was about thirteen and it was all downhill from there.'

Theatre Calgary to Present the World Premiere of MARY & MAX As Part of 2018-19 Season Photo Theatre Calgary to Present the World Premiere of MARY & MAX As Part of 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre Calgary's new Artistic Director, Stafford Arima, has announced his first season of plays.

BWW Reviews: LOVE LIES BLEEDING Flies High as a Kite, Never Comes Down To Earth
by Katricia Lang - Feb 9, 2015

At one point, I think someone threw underwear on the stage, but I can't verify this, because I'm lying. At any rate, there were more whistles and cheers than applause. That's not customary for a ballet.

Alberta Ballet to Bring FUMBLING TOWARDS ECSTASY to UCLA in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Alberta Ballet presents Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, choreographed by Jean Grand-Maitre with music by Sarah McLachlan for one night only, January 24, 2015 at Royce Hall, UCLA.

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of LOVE LIES BLEEDING
by Kelly Cameron - Nov 10, 2011

Love Lies Bleeding is an all new ballet based on the music of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and it opened last night at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. After a critically acclaimed run at the Alberta Ballet, the production comes to Toronto for a limited engagement thanks to David Mirvish who is presenting it in the city for the rest of the week. BWW was on hand to capture photos of the lavish production and red carpet arrivals.