The Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) has made the Northrop dance season an American home for its original, full-length story ballets. Last year, the Canadian company held its world premiere of "Moulin Rouge" at Northrop. This weekend, it will present the U.S. premiere of "Wonderland" at the Orpheum. If I were asked to sum up RWB's work in one word, it would be "spectacle." The company embeds its dancing in exuberant costumes, characters, lighting, scenery, and storytelling that fill the stage with color, forms, and drama. Choreographer Shawn Hounsell's version... More >>>