Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, 101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5, 416-736-6010, TICO # 1892647

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fall for Dance North 2017 program announced

https://youtu.be/pC3_sMuSzg0
 

Tickets for the fabulous Fall for Dance North (Toronto) will go on sale Wednesday June 21. You will want to get tix for each of the three programs to see wonderful Gauthier Dance!

You can buy individual tickets at $15 for any seat in the house or get a Festival Pass to see all three programs and attend the opening night party for only $60. Service charges extra. Tickets on sale at Sonycentre.ca

PROGRAM 1 - Wednesday October 4th 2017, 7:30pm

Mix Mix Dance Collective (Canada)
FOLLOW ME
by Emily Law & Ashley Perez
with live music by DJ Classic Roots

CHILDREN OF CHAOS (Canada)
by Robert Binet
with live music by John Kameel Farah
***FFDN COMMISSION

Zata Omm Dance Projects (Canada)
THE FOUR HEAVENLY KINGS
by William Yong
with live music by Nagata Shachu

BJM – Les Ballets Jazz Montréal (Canada)
O BALCAO DE AMOR
by Itzik Galili

Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart (Germany)
VIOLONCELLO
by Nacho Duato

72-PERSON BALL PASSING (Canada)
by Charles Moulton
Featuring an all Toronto cast!
***FFDN COMMISSION
  

PROGRAM 2 - Thursday October 5th 2017, 7:30pm

Michaela Hinds (Canada)
REFLECTIONS OF AN IRISH JOURNEY
by Yzanne Noone
with live music by Pat King and Brian Grant
***FFDN COMMISSION

BJM – Les Ballets Jazz Montréal (Canada)
KOSMOS
by Andonis Foniadakis

Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart (Germany)
PACOPEPEPLUTO
by Alejandro Cerrudo

Dong Mei Dance (Canada)
A BLOSSOMING APRICOT BRANCH
by Xiao Mei Zhang

Guangzhou Ballet (China)
MEMORY ON WATER
by Peter Quanz

72-PERSON BALL PASSING (Canada)
by Charles Moulton
Featuring an all Toronto cast!
***FFDN COMMISSION


PROGRAM 3 - Friday October 6th 2017, 7:30pm

Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart (Germany)
BALLET 102
by Eric Gauthier

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie (Canada)
15 HETEROSEXUAL DUETS
by James Kudelka
with live music by Andrew Burashko & Sheila Jaffe

Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart (Germany)
CONRAZONCORAZON
by Cayetano Soto​

72-PERSON BALL PASSING (Canada)
by Charles Moulton
Featuring an all Toronto cast!
***FFDN COMMISSION


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Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

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Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647

Monday, June 19, 2017

Ticket giveaway for Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature


https://youtu.be/xC337H5obX4
Wendy Whelan is followed by the camera as she prepares to leave the New York City Ballet after a record-breaking three decades with the company. Having established herself as one of her generation's greatest dancers, Whelan seeks out a new challenge by enlisting four young choreographers to each create a duet between them and herself.
It will be showing at HotDocs Ted Rogers Cinema Toronto (Bloor east of Bathurst):
Fri, Jul 21 9:15 PM
Sat, Jul 22 6:30 PM
Sun, Jul 23 4:00 PM
Tue, Jul 25 4:00 PM
Thu, Jul 27 9:15 PM
 
Tours en l'air has 8 pairs of tix to give away to the Saturday July 22 showing ONLY. 
To enter, send an email with the subject heading WHELAN to toursenlair@gmail.com.
Contest closes midnight June 23.
For other locations, click here


Booking for Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur now open. Click here for details. 

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Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ticket giveaway for Royal Ballet Ashton cinemacast

The Royal Ballet performs a brilliant all-Ashton program: Symphonic Variations, The Dream, Marguerite and Armand.
 
Sunday July 9 at noon at HotDocs Ted Rogers Theatre in Toronto. Tours en l'air has 8 pairs of tickets to give away! Contest closes midnight June 23.


Send an email with the subject line MARGUERITE to toursenlair@gmail.com to be entered in the draw.

For other locations for this program and Jewels, please visit the Royal Opera House website:
https://www.roh.org.uk/cinemas


Booking for Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur now open. Click here for details. 

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Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur 2017 BOOKING NOW OPEN

For a printer-friendly PDF of the brochure, please click here


In partnership with
CWT Victor Travel
101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5
TICO Ontario registration #1892647
presents

Ballet Festival in
Saint-Sauveur (Quebec)
4 – 6 August 2017
3 days, 2 nights
2 ballet performances

escorted by
Canada's Word Lady,
Katherine Barber



BOOKING NOW OPEN! SIGNUP DEADLINE JUNE 28

International mega-star Friedemann Vogel of the Stuttgart Ballet, appearing this summer at the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur
 One of the hottest names in international ballet, Friedemann Vogel, will be joining our very own Canadian star Guillaume Côté in a performance of Béjart's powerful Song of a Wayfarer, set to Mahler's song cycle, in what is sure to be one of many highlights of this weekend in the beautiful Laurentians. English National Ballet's Cesar Corrales will also be showing off some virtuoso fireworks. PLUS! a great mixed program from Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Friday August 4 to Sunday August 6
 
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
Black Milk (Ohad Naharin), the hilarious Ballet 101 (Éric Gauthier

Death and the Maiden, (Stephan Thoss) (excerpt), 
Falling Angels (Jiří Kylián)

Night of Stars

Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet
Guillaume Côté, The National Ballet of Canada
Cesar Corrales and Katja Khaniukova, English National Ballet
Calley Skalnik and Laurynas Vejalis, The National Ballet of Canada
Matt Foley and Drew Jacoby, Independent artists


  


Friday 4 August
Make your own way to Dorval Via Rail Station (5 minutes by taxi from Dorval airport) by 2 pm where our coach meets you for the one-hour trip Saint-Sauveur. Check in to the Hotel Le Versailles, 10 minutes walk from the performance venue. Evening: 3-course dinner followed by : Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal: Black Milk (Ohad Naharin), Ballet 101 (Éric Gauthier), Death and the Maiden, (Stephan Thoss) (excerpt), Falling Angels (Jiří Kylián)

Saturday 5 August
Day at leisure. Shop at the factory outlet mall, take a calèche ride, or stroll along picturesque rue Principale and enjoy the shops and bakeries. Evening performance Night of Stars: Friedemann Vogel, Stuttgart Ballet; Guillaume Côté, The National Ballet of Canada; Cesar Corrales and Katja Khaniukova, English National Ballet; Calley Skalnik and Laurynas Vejalis, The National Ballet of Canada; Matt Foley and Drew Jacoby, Independent artists

Sunday 6 August
Morning: Check out of hotel and depart St-Sauveur by private coach for Dorval Via Rail station.
 
Total Package

double occupancy
CA$799 per person

single occupancy
CA$999

All prices valid till 28 June 2017

You may use RBC reward points or RBC certificates towards the purchase of any or all components of these travel arrangements

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DUE DATE: 28 JUNE 2017

TO BOOK:
Call Lucy Nati at CWT Victor Travel, (416) 736-6010 x. 234,
toll-free 1-866-699-0199














Basic package price includes:
2 nights twin share accommodation in the Hotel Le Versailles, 10 minutes walk from the performance venue
Return transportation by private coach between Dorval Via Rail Station and Saint-Sauveur
Internet access
Seats for 2 ballets
1 dinner, including water, 1 glass wine, beer or soft drink, and tea or coffee

Not included:
Airfare or trainfare to and from Montreal
Meals and transfers not specifically mentioned in this itinerary
Items of a personal nature,
e.g. phone calls
Cancellation insurance
Hospital/medical insurance













Terms and Conditions:
Non-refundable payment in full of CA$799 per person (double occupancy) or CA$999 (single occupancy) is required at time of registration, no later than 28 June 2017*.
Optional cancellation and hospital/medical insurance are also payable at this time.
All cancellations must be received in writing at CWT Victor Travel to the attention of Lucy Nati (lucy@cwtvictortravel.ca)
Manulife out-of-province health insurance (for Ontario residents holding an OHIP card) and trip cancellation insurance are available through Victor Travel and STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Price will vary according to birthdate. Premium must accompany the deposit and is non-refundable.

Total package price is fully non-refundable

This program must be sold as a package.We cannot offer individual components separately, break the package into shorter installments, or offer an accommodation only” option.

Mobility issues should be discussed with the travel agent before registering.

Travellers wishing to share will be put in touch with one another.

For more information:
phone: 416.693.4496


Guillaume Côté


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TOURS EN L'AIR


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Also check out our trip to Paris and Amsterdam this fall to see The National Ballet of Canada, Paris Opera Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, and Nederlands Dans Theater: click here: http://toursenlair.blogspot.ca/2017/03/amsterdam-and-paris-ballet-trip-fall.html

Other Upcoming Tours en l'air Ballet Trips: click here
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Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
201 Hanson St, Toronto, ON Canada M4C 1A7 416.693.4496
BALLET MAKES LIFE BETTER

GET MORE BALLET OUT OF LIFE WITH TOURS EN L'AIR
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, TICO 1892647