The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, one of the world's premier ensembles and the oldest continuously-running ballet company in North America, commissioned Moulin Rouge - The Ballet to celebrate its 70th Anniversary season. Choreographer Jorden Morris' work immediately became a runaway hit with audiences across Canada. Noted for artistic excellence, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet achieves a fine balance between classical traditions of Europe and the boldness of contemporary ballet.
Along with a rousing French soundtrack, Moulin Rouge – The Ballet features high-kicking choreography and a passionate story of love, ambition and heartbreak. This ballet has been seen by close to 60,000 people across North America and has elicited cheers and ovations wherever it tours.
Added by Alexi on March 15, 2012