by Ashley Reid For Christopher Anderson, bringing the well-loved ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to stage involved overcoming both new and familiar obstacles. This isn’t the first time that the associate artistic director has choreographed a classic fairy tale for Albertan audiences. Last March Anderson launched Cinderella, which was his first full-length productionContinue Reading

by Ashley Reid The roots of Cinderella stretch back centuries, with modern versions originating in European folklore. Christopher Anderson pays homage to these roots in the Alberta Ballet production, with a humorous plot that departs from the widely-known Disney interpretation.  There aren’t any singing mice.  Not a single satanic cat.Continue Reading