Alberta Ballet Launches Enhanced Website

    CALGARY, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - Alberta Ballet is proud to announce the launch of
its redesigned website at Responding to rising interest in
the company and the School of Alberta Ballet, the new website features
easy-to-navigate components that make it user-friendly for visitors to learn
more about the company, school training, events and performances.
    Enhanced website features include modular menus, a live Google news feed
and social bookmarking. These features allow viewers to customize the website
for a truly personalized touch.
    In addition, the newly enhanced website also features press releases,
breaking news and streaming videos. The videos show live performances, as well
as behind-the-scenes rehearsals. One video in particular features Artistic
Director Jean Grand-Maître explaining how Alberta Ballet's innovative and
awe-inspiring performances are enhancing arts and culture within the community
and around the world.
    Alberta Ballet is proud to unveil this new, visually engaging and
user-friendly website and continue its development of future generations of
artists and audiences across Canada.
    The website was built and is maintained by

    About Alberta Ballet:

    Since its formation in 1966, Alberta Ballet, Canada's third-largest
ballet company, has been praised for its eclectic, bold and youthful
programming that has wowed audiences and critics alike around the world.
Considered one of the most successful Canadian choreographers of his
generation, Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître has built a rich repertoire
that includes the ballets of such masters as George Balanchine and Rudi van
Dantzig, as well as, original works; including the critically acclaimed Joni
Mitchell's The Fiddle & The Drum, a collaboration with legendary music artist
Joni Mitchell.

    About School of Alberta Ballet:

    The School of Alberta Ballet is the official training centre of Alberta
Ballet. Established in 1991, the school has become one of Canada's leading
dance training institutions. Its curriculum is strongly rooted in the
classical ballet tradition while including complimentary dance forms such as
modern, jazz, tap, character dance and musical theatre. The School of Alberta
Ballet offers a variety of performance opportunities, examinations and

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For further information: Media Contacts: Samantha Garner, Marketing and
Communications Coordinator, P: (403) 245-4222 ext 529, E:; Gail Helmer, Director of Marketing and
Communications, P: (403) 245-4222 ext 545, E:

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