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UWinnipeg Collegiate Announces Official Partnership with Royal Winnipeg Ballet School


On Friday, December 9, 2005 The University of Winnipeg and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School (RWBS) announced a new partnership between the two institutions, supporting students as they strike a graceful balance between their education and their art. The signing of today’s agreement named The University of Winnipeg Collegiate as the high school of choice for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School.

“University of Winnipeg Collegiate faculty are renowned for the care with which they guide and nurture students,” said Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg who has had a long-standing relationship with the RWB. “The curriculum is rigorous, yet flexible-allowing young dancers to pursue their dreams in tandem with their educational goals. We are proud to be partners with another member of our downtown community, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, in this innovative initiative.”

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