RWB's The Princess & The Goblin On Wednesday, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet premieres the enchanting new ballet The Princess & The Goblin by the acclaimed Twyla Tharp. Over her long and illustrious career, Twyla Tharp has brought ballet into the popular imagination the world over and her work has irrevocably changed the face of modern dance. Tharp's defining new ballet, adapted from a fairy tale by Victorian fantasy novelist George MacDonald, follows young Princess Irene on a courageous quest as she discovers the town's children being kidnapped by the Goblin. Guided by her Great-Great-Grandmother, the heroine succeeds in rescuing the children against the odds in a transformative and inspiring story of humility and forgiveness. The show runs from Wednesday, October 17 to Sunday, October 21.  For more details and to find tickets, visit RWB.