Ballet Jörgen Canada takes to the road next week for a series of performances for children and youth before arriving on the Cohn stage with its full-scale production of Coppélia, a comedy with love.  The company continues its popular Education and Outreach program including a morning matinee at the Cohn for at-risk and other schools, masterclasses with local dance schools, workshops and opportunities for advanced young dancers to rehearse and perform with the professional company.

The company’s schedule while in Nova Scotia includes:

Monday, April 11 – Yarmouth

Two performances of The Emperor’s New Clothes at Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 12
Performance of The Emperor’s New Clothes in Digby Elementary School 1:00 p.m

Wednesday, April 13
Performance of The Emperor’s New Clothes at Windsor Elementary School 9:15 a.m.
Performance of The Emperor’s New Clothes at Kentville’s King’s County Academy 1:00 p.m.
Both performances made possible by

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Thursday, April 14
Performances of The Emperor’s New Clothes for elementary schools at Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro
10:00 a.m. performance made possible by Lenore Zann, MLA
12:00 noon performance made possible by

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Friday, April 15
School performances of Emperor’s New Clothes at Ian Forsyth School, Dartmouth
School performance of Emperor’s New Clothes at Millwood School, Lower Sackville

Sunday, April 17
Alderney Landing Library, Children’s Department, Dartmouth
Free!  Meet BJC dancers in costumes and learn more about Coppelia!
2:30 p.m. for one hour

Monday, April 18
Rehearsal day

Tuesday, April 19
Matinee performance at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium for invited local at-risk and other schools at 10:30 a.m.
Pre-performance talk with Clea Iveson, BJC on Coppelia at 6:15 p.m.
Performance of Coppelia at 7:00 p.m.

Halifax programming made possible with the support of:

David and Margaret Fountain
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With additional support from Ballet Jörgen Canada donors in Nova Scotia

Atlantic Canada programming supported by:


With additional support from:

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