The company will tour across Quebec this fall, as well as Ottawa early December, and Sherbrooke in March! Reaching out to new audiences, outside our walls, is an important part of our mission. Access to art is one of Les Grands Ballets’ core values.
We’ve already kicked off our annual calendar of away shows with two free outdoor performances at parc La Fontaine in the late summer. This fall, we will tour across Quebec with a mixed program. For the very first time, we will perform in Gaspé, followed by a much anticipated return to Rimouski, where we last performed 35 years ago, and to Baie-Comeau, where we haven’t danced in 25 years. Then we head to Quebec City to perform at the Grand Théâtre. In early December, we’ll present six performances of The Nutcracker in Ottawa. And finally, we will be onstage in Sherbrooke in late March, with the new production Requiem. By the end of the tour, we will have performed for over 17,000 spectators.
Although we love to dance on other stages, before other audiences, the substantial costs involved occasionally leave us no choice but to decline the invitations we receive. That is why we are launching a fundraising campaign to the benefit of our annual tours.
Make a donation, and allow us to build ties with new audiences on new stages, and to ensure that ballet remains accessible to everyone, everywhere.