FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2020
“I laughed and cried – this was an amazing Ballet.”
– Guelph performance attendee
Toronto: After a sold-out performance at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ is embarking on one of the largest Canadian dance tours in recent memory. The World Premiere Tour continues with performances across Western Canada, opening in Cranbrook, British Columbia tonight, and will continue across Canada and into the United States.
Since its premiere in Halifax on September 28, 2019, Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ has met with outstanding responses from audiences in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Québec and the United Sates.
“It was FANTASTIC! It’s going to become a Canadian Ballet Classic for sure!”
– Guelph performance attendee.
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen will bring the production to an additional 43 communities, with further dates still to be announced.
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES – THE BALLET and other indicia of ANNE are trademarks and Canadian official marks of the Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, used under licence by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen.
Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ is based on Anne of Green Gables – The Musical™. Music composed by Norman Campbell.
Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ is made possible by Margaret Fountain, C.M. and David Fountain, C.M.
Additional major support provided by The Sobey Foundation and the Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain, CC ONB.
The World Premiere Tour National Presenting Partner is Bank of Montreal.
Additional funding for the ballet is provided by The J.P. Bickell Foundation, KPMG and individual donors from across Canada.
Front of House Sponsor for the ballet is Tourism PEI.
Creative media support by George Brown College Centre for Arts, Design and Information Technology.
Heirs of L.M. Montgomery is a trademark of Heirs of L.M. Montgomery Inc.
Outreach and digital support for this ballet provided by the Charles H. Ivey Foundation.
Ongoing support is provided by the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Toronto Arts Council.
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen would also like to acknowledge the sustained support of Strategic and Education Partner George Brown College.
Additional support provided by Aeroplan, RBC, TD and CIBC.