Cast

Yukichi Hattori - Elton Fan

Yukichi Hattori - Elton Fan

Yukichi began his ballet training in Tokyo before moving to the Hamburg Ballet School in Germany. He joined the Hamburg Ballet in 1999, becoming a soloist in 2004. During his time in Germany he was a guest artist with the Bavarian State Ballet and toured around the world. Yukichi is also an established choreographer and has created pieces in Japan,... Read More »

 

Kelley McKinlay -  Featured Dancer

Kelley McKinlay - Featured Dancer

Kelley is celebrating his tenth season with Alberta Ballet.  He has danced all the principal roles with Alberta Ballet.  He trained at Dance Alberta in Edmonton and at The Banff Centre.  He has performed with Dance Arts Vancouver, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and The Banff Centre's Festival Dance.  Some of Kelley's favourite roles include Romeo in Romeo and... Read More »

 

Jean Grand-Maître - Choreographer

Jean Grand-Maître - Choreographer

One of the most successful Canadian Choreographers of his generation, Jean Grand-Maître assumed the artistic leadership of Alberta Ballet in 2002.  Born in Hull, Quebec, he began his dance training at York University in Toronto and continued at Montreal's L'École Supérieure de Danse du Québec.  He later danced with Ballet British Columbia and Theatre Ballet of Canada. As an independent... Read More »

 

Moze Mossanen - Director

Moze Mossanen - Director

After studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the Actor's Studio in New York, Moze directed several short films which brought him to the attention of the CBC.  The network commissioned his first feature-length documentary, Dance for Modern Times, which was released theatrically before airing on CBC Television. This critically acclaimed film was acknowledged as one of the best... Read More »

 

Jian Ghomeshi - Host

Jian Ghomeshi - Host

Jian Ghomeshi is an award-winning broadcaster, writer, musician and producer. He is the host and co-creator of the national daily talk program, Q, on CBC Radio One and bold TV. Since its inception in 2007, Q has garnered the largest audience of any cultural affairs program in Canada and has become the highest-rated show in its morning time slot in... Read More »