“On A Small Table At The Centre, A Monster Slouched, Waits To Be Born.”
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s famous Gothic-thriller, is celebrating it’s 200th birthday and the Alberta Ballet is bringing it to Calgary and Edmonton just in time for Halloween! Dress up in your spookiest costumes and head to the Jubilee Auditorium for what is shaping up to be a macabre ballet horror fit for those who enjoy a grown up night of scares and thrills. Choreographer Jean Grand-Maître warns that this may not be a production suitable for the whole family or even the faint of heart. His vision for his first-ever horror ballet is shaping up to be terrifyingly gory, which may be too overwhelming for younger children.
Sounds fun, doesn’t it?
This incredible world premiere mixes Shelley’s timeless work with state-of-the-art technology , a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack, and the gorgeous dancing of the Alberta Ballet. It runs October 23 – 26 in Calgary and October 31 to November 02 in Edmonton at the Jubilee Auditorium and tickets are on sale now!
- CHOREOGRAPHY: Jean Grand-Maître
- SOUND DESIGN: Claude Lemelin
- COSTUME DESIGN: Anne-Séguin Poirier
- SET DESIGN: Guillaume Lord
- PROJECTION DESIGN: Adam Larsen
- LIGHTING DESIGN: Pierre Lavoie
Buy Tickets Online
Attend a production with a group of 10 or more and receive a 25% discount off the price of your seats. (Discount does not apply to taxes and fees). Don’t forget: no latecomers!
Win Tickets Here (CONTEST IS OVER NOW, SORRY!)
The super awesome folks at the Alberta Ballet they’ve given us a set of tickets to give away to the October 23 show in Calgary! Contest ends October 21st at noon. Enter below.
If you haven’t been to an Alberta Ballet production, it’s nothing like the bear driving around in a car ballet. Huge over the top special effects, lots of coordination, great immersive story telling – it’s actually really incredible. It’ll blow your mind, man. Check it out!