Ballet NEWS | The National Ballet of Canada launches iPhone app

January 12, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada Launches iPhone App

January 12, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada today launched a new free iPhone application. With the mobile application, tickets to the National Ballet can now be purchased anywhere, anytime – a first for performing arts companies in Canada.

With the easy to use iPhone application, users can:

• purchase tickets to The National Ballet of Canada anywhere, anytime
• explore upcoming performances
• get up-to-the minute information about performance dates and times, ticket prices, promotions and venue information
• stream video and behind the scenes mini docs and browse image galleries
• share information with Facebook friends and Tweet about National Ballet productions
• plan your evening with directions, parking information and a list of nearby restaurants
• view your purchase history and access ticket information
• learn more about Canada’s premier dance company

To download, simply search The National Ballet of Canada on the App Store.

The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season will open in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts with The Ninth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on March 5, 2011 and continues with Don Quixote, March 9 – 13, John Cranko’s Onegin, back by popular demand for five performances only from March 17 – 20, followed by a mixed programme featuring the Canadian premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons and George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations and Apollo.

The 2010/11 season is presented by CTV and The Globe and Mail.

The Ninth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize is presented by
John & Claudine Bailey.

Don Quixote, Theme and Variations and Apollo are gifts from
THE VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE, THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA.

Onegin is generously supported by an anonymous friend of The National Ballet of Canada.

The National Ballet of Canada gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Ontario Arts Council; the City of Toronto through the Economic Development & Culture Department; the Government of Canada through the Honourable James Moore, Minister, the Department of Canadian Heritage; the Government of Ontario; the Ontario Arts Foundation; the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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