Christopher Anderson

Mr. Anderson is extremely excited to be joining Alberta Ballet after retiring from a lengthy and successful career with Ballet West. His formal training began at the age of 14 in Maryland, under the guidance of Sylvester Campbell and Norma Pera, at the Baltimore School for the Arts. He then went on to attend the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, studying primarily with Gayle Young, Bettijane Sills, and Rosanna Seravalli...

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Music Director: Peter Dala

Born in Toronto, Mr. Dala studied piano and conducting at England’s Royal College of Music. While in London, he worked at the Royal Ballet School as a repetiteur, which led him to become conductor and pianist of the Basel Ballet in Switzerland in 1984.  He also worked at the International Opera studio, Zurich Opera, Switzerland, where he conducted his first opera, and guest...

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Lighting Design: Pierre Lavoie

Pierre Lavoie has been active in dance since 1982. He began his career in Toronto as a stage manager, then moved to Montréal. For Alberta Ballet, Pierre has designed numerous productions, including Jean Grand-Maître's production of Joni Mitchell's The Fiddle and The Drum, Romeo and Juliet, and Kirk Peterson's Othello. Mmost recently, he designed the lighting for Grand-Maître's...

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