National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC

March 7, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  Tours to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC


January 18 – 27, 2013

balleet company logoMarch 6, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada will tour Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, January 18 – 27, 2013 as part of the 2012/13 season. The company last toured to the Kennedy Center in 2006.

A co-production with England’s Royal Ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon was a smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic when it premiered in 2011, breaking box office records in Toronto.
The National Ballet of Canada also tours to Sadler’s Wells in London, England, April 17 – 21, 2013 with the triumphant new production of Romeo and Juliet by Alexei Ratmansky. Additional touring engagements will be announced shortly.

dancer puts on her make-up in front of the mirror

Chelsy Meiss Photograph : Aleksandar Antonijevic

Lead philanthropic support for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland provided by an anonymous friend of the National Ballet with additional support generously provided by The Catherine & Maxwell Meighen Foundation, Richard M. Ivey, C.C., Rosamond Ivey, Robert & Judith Lawrie and Wallace & Margaret McCain.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is generously supported by The Monument Trust in memory of Simon Sainsbury.

The National Ballet of Canada gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Ontario Arts Council; the City of Toronto through the Economic Development & Culture Department; the Government of Canada through the Honourable James Moore, Minister, the Department of Canadian Heritage; the Government of Ontario; the Ontario Arts Foundation; the Ontario Trillium Foundation; and the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund.

a giant tea cup being moved around by ballet dancers

Jonathan Renna & Robert Stephen in rehearsal for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Photograph : Bruce Zinger

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