ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

 
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ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
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ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET
ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is one of Canada’s premier ballet companies, known for versatility and technical
excellence. The RWB has earned a devoted following in Winnipeg and across North America, performing to over
40,000 people each year.

To book an ad in our programs, please contact:
Heather Milne, Multimedia Communications Manager | hmilne@rwb.org | 204.957.3447

      ALANNA MCADIE, PHOTO BY: DAVID COOPER                                                               1
ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
SEASON
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  19               COM PA NY MA I N STAG E

T H E H A N DMA ID’ S TA LE                                                   ROM E O & JULI E T
OCTOBER 10 - 14, 2018                                                         FEBRUARY 13 - 17, 2019

Acclaimed choreographer Lila York preserves author Margaret                   Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy is given a beautiful and
Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’s prophetic spirit and human                     thought-provoking telling in this masterpiece of dance and
story, creating a powerful and poignant interpretation of this                drama. The splendour of sixteenth-century Verona is recreated
gripping tale. York’s dance drama transports audiences, with                  in this full-length ballet that demands the most of a dancer’s
thrilling effect, to an oppressive, dystopian world.                          personal capacity to create a role.

       The RWB has a loyal and growing audience                               THE W I ZARD OF OZ
       of subscribers and single ticket buyers. The
       audience is approximately 60% female, with                             CANADIAN PREMIERE! MAY 1 - 5, 2019
       post-secondary education and a household
       income of $100,000+. In addition to our                                L. Frank Baum’s tale of family, friendship, and courage is vividly
       core demographic, the ballet is increasingly                           brought to life by choreographer Septime Webre in the
       attracting the 18-34 demographic through a                             Canadian premiere of The Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy, the
       targeted program called Access Pointe. Each                            Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they journey
       mainstage production attracts approximately                            down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City. (Story lines
       5,000 patrons, providing advertisers with a                            and visual elements from the classic motion picture provided
       highly engaged, enthusiastic audience.                                 by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.)

       SOPHIA LEE, ALANNA MCADIE & ELIZABETH LAMONT, PHOTO BY: DAVID COOPER                                                                        2
ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
SEASON
18
19               ANNUA L B E S T S E L L E R !

     Every December, the Centennial                                                      NUTCRACKE R
     Concert Hall comes alive with                                                       DECEMBER 19-29, 2018

     the timeless magic of the RWB’s
                                                                                         Rediscover the magic of your childhood as the clock strikes
     Nutcracker. This Winnipeg tradition                                                 midnight and the adventure of a lifetime begins. Before the final
                                                                                         curtain falls, Clara will battle the evil Mouse King, fall in love with
     attracts nearly 12,000 patrons each                                                 her dashing Nutcracker prince and find herself on a storybook
     year who range from small children                                                  journey that will take her into the heart of a timeless fairytale.

     attending with their parents and                                                    As much a part of the holiday season as pond hockey and
                                                                                         mistletoe, Nutcracker is an adventure that needs to be
     grandparents, to adults who have
                                                                                         experienced more than once.
     made this production part of their
     annual holiday festivities.

     CHENXIN LIU AND RWB SCHOOL RECREATIONAL DIVISION STUDENTS, PHOTO BY: DAVID COOPER                                                                         3
ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
SPE C I A L C OMPAN Y
         SEASON
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  19
                   & PROFE S S I ON AL D I VI S I O N

B A L L E T & T HE B A ND                                                          SPOTLI GHT
MARCH 28 - 30, 2019                                                                MAY 23-25, 2019

The phrase “in concert” comes full circle in an all-new artistic                   The RWB School Professional Division comes together once
collaboration between Juno-award winning The Bros. Landreth                        a year to share its stories and successes in this captivating
and up-and-coming choreographer Philippe Larouche. This fresh                      production. Performing excerpts from beloved classical story
addition to the RWB season also showcases work from Mark                           ballets and original works, this brilliant group of young dancers
Godden and emerging choreographer Jera Wolfe for a diverse                         will capture your hearts with their dedication, talent, and spirit.
evening of performances.

                                                                                   ON THE E DGE
       These productions are part of our six ballet
       subscription package. Ballet & the Band will take                           JUNE 5-7, 2019
       place at Pantages Playhouse Theatre. Spotlight
       is at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s John                                  On the Edge gives audiences a front-row seat to experience
       Hirsch Mainstage and On the Edge will be held                               the passion and intensity of RWB School Aspirants during this
       at RWB’s very own Founders’ Studio. These are                               diverse programme of new creations and timeless classics.
       more intimate venues with fewer performance                                 On the Edge will sweep you away with provoking narratives and
       dates, which is reflected in ad pricing.                                    the fearlessness of dancers about to embark on a professional
                                                                                   career in dance.

       RWB SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DIVISION STUDENTS, PHOTO BY: STANISLAV BELYAEVSKY                                                                     4
SEASON
  18
  19              DATE S & PR I C I N G

                                                                                                                      S AV E 2 0 % !

    MAINSTAGE C OM PA N Y PER F OR M A N C ES                                                        1 AD              2 - 3 A DS

    THE                        OCTOBER 10 - 14, 2018
    HANDMAID’S                 BOOKING DEADLINE: SEPT. 5, 2018                       COVER
                                                                                                    $1400               $1120
                                                                                     PAGES
    TALE                       SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPT. 12, 2018
                                                                                    INTERIOR
                                                                                    FULL PAGE
                                                                                                    $1100                $880
    ROMEO &                    FEBRUARY 13 - 17, 2019
    JULIET                     BOOKING DEADLINE: JAN. 9, 2019                          1/2
                                                                                      PAGE           $600                $480
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN. 16, 2019
                                                                                       1/4
                                                                                      PAGE
                                                                                                     $375                $300
    THE WIZARD                 CANADIAN PREMIERE! MAY 1 - 5, 2019
                                                                                       1/8
    OF OZ                      BOOKING DEADLINE: MARCH 27, 2019                       PAGE           $275                $220
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 3, 2019

                                                                                                                      S AV E 2 0 % !

    SPE CIAL COM PA N Y & PROF ESSI ON A L DI V I S I O N P E R FO R M A N C E S                     1 AD              2 - 3 A DS

    BALLET &                   MARCH 28 - 30, 2019
    THE BAND                   BOOKING DEADLINE: FEB. 21, 2019                        COVER
                                                                                                    $1100                $880
                                                                                      PAGES
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEB. 28, 2019
                                                                                    INTERIOR
                                                                                    FULL PAGE        $800                $640
    SPOTLIGHT                  MAY 23 - 25, 2019
                               BOOKING DEADLINE: APRIL 18, 2019                        1/2
                                                                                      PAGE           $450                $360
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2019
                                                                                       1/4
                                                                                      PAGE           $300                $240
    ON THE EDGE                JUNE 5 - 7, 2019
                                                                                       1/8
                               BOOKING DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2019                          PAGE           $250                $200
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MAY 8, 2019

    MAINSTAGE C OM PA N Y PER F OR M A N C E & A N N UA L B E S T S E L L E R !

                                                                                      COVER
                                                                                      PAGES                  $1700
                                                                                    INTERIOR
                                                                                    FULL PAGE                $1200
                               DECEMBER 19 - 29, 2018
                                                                                       1/2
    NUTCRACKER                 BOOKING DEADLINE: NOV. 14, 2018                        PAGE                    $700
                               SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOV. 21, 2018
                                                                                       1/4
                                                                                      PAGE                    $500
                                                                                       1/8
                                                                                      PAGE                    $275

• Above prices are before GST and are per insertion                 • Non-profits are eligible for a 25% discount
• Guaranteed placement is 15% of ad cost                            • Ad design is available for 15% of the ad cost

       ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                       5
SEASON
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  19              AD S PE C S

                                                                         1/2 PAGE
                                                                                                                       1/2 PAGE VERTICAL
                                                                         HORIZONTAL
                                   FULL PAGE                                                                           2.375”W X 7.625”H
                                                                         4.875”W X 3.75”H
                                   5.625”W x 8.5”H
                                   (+ 0.125” bleed)                                                                    1/8 PAGE
                                                                         1/4 PAGE
                                                                                                                       2.375”W X 1.815”H
                                                                         2.375”W X 3.75”H

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
T HE HA ND MA I D’ S TAL E , RO M E O & J U L I E T, TH E WIZA RD O F OZ, N U TCRACK E R
All ads must be submitted as a press ready PDF. All ads are printed in colour and should be supplied in CMYK (please remove any
spot colours). All images should be 300 dpi.

BA L L E T & THE B AN D, SP OT L I G H T, O N T HE E DGE
All ads must be submitted as a press ready PDF. Cover ads are printed in colour and should be supplied in CMYK. Interior page ads
are printed in black and white and should be submitted in grayscale. Please remove any spot colours. All images should be 300 dpi.

SUBMISSION
Please email your ads to: Heather Milne, Multimedia Communications Manager | hmilne@rwb.org | 204.957.3447

TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Rates are subject to change. Contracts accepted prior to rate change will be honoured at the contracted rate until expiry.
   Contracts cancelled for whatever reason prior to completion will be pro-rated to the one time insertion rate for previous
   insertions and invoiced to the advertiser.
2. The publisher reserves the right to refuse any advertisement which is felt to be not in keeping with the standards of the publication.
3. The advertiser assumes liability for the content of the advertisement. A proof may be requested of the advertisement prior
   to publication. If the proof is not returned by the date marked on the sheet, the publisher will assume the advertisement is
   satisfactory for publishing.
4. All payments are due within thirty (30) days of invoice. Overdue accounts will be charged 2% interest and future insertions
   may be refused until such time as the account is brought up to date.
5. The publisher reserves the right to request payment in advance for any advertisement.

       ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                           6
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