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Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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Address: 380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4K2, Canada
Phone Number: (204) 957-3467
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Amazing amazing

Definitely one of the best ever nutcracker performances that I have seen. Amazing scene, décor, atmosphere, dancers, simply like a dream, must see

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
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Montreal
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514 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Definitely one of the best ever nutcracker performances that I have seen. Amazing scene, décor, atmosphere, dancers, simply like a dream, must see

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Cancun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and its production of the Nutcracker is a classic family activity in December. I finally had a willing child to accompany me this year, and I am glad we went. The production is delightful. the classsic music of Tchaicovsky but with a Canadian flare, the production begins with an outdoor scene of boys playing hockey and... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

way to much drawn out. I understand wanting to showcase the dancers talents but a few of us almost walked out until the little bears came out. also, i expected better syncronization among the dancers. if the rwb wants to go to the next level, they need to improve alot.

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This was my daughters first ballet and mine in many years. We had an absolute wonderful time and my daughter was mesmerized by the whole production. The seats were fantastic, the production was beautiful and expertly put together, and the theater itself was ran very well. The only reason I did not give this five stars is because the venue... More 

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Thank JLips320
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's "Royal" for a reason. You feel like you have been treated royally, to the best presentation possible. My daughter and I have season tickets (while my wife goes to football!). Although this years "Swan Lake" was not as powerful as past performances, the other shows were terrific. When the WSO plays in the pit, you get a double whammy.... More 

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Thank RFL52
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Beautifully executed. Programming can be hit or miss, but they always deliver. I was particularly taken with Going Home Star. It is a bit pricey, but there is an excellent option for under 30's.

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Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

To view behind the scenes the effort of dancers and choreographers in putting together a ballet was a remarkable experience. The reality of what it takes to become a dance performer is awe inspiring. It afforded the opportunity to view a rehearsal do so, you will come away with an admiration for this art form,

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Thank Canadvisitor
Rasht, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A lot of rolling around on the floor with very little dancing. Awful. Principal dancer did nothing except prance around. Why call it a ballet? It was like kids rolling around on the ground pretenting. Too much acting and NO dancing. $100+ each what a waste.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I knew I was going to be in Winnipeg during the production of Swan Lake, and ordered a ticket online. It arrived a few days after I ordered. Swan Lake was such a beautiful ballet. Lovely music, magnificent dancing. This was a thoroughly enjoyable production. Even from my *cheap* seat on the extreme left, I could see the stage very... More 

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Steinbach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I will admit I'm not a ballet expert. I cannot even name the different ballet positions with any degree of reliability. However, I am learning and I do appreciate the art form. However, having attended both the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg and the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, I can say the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is definitely in the same... More 

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