Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden Guest in San Francisco with The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky

February 14, 2013

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Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden Guest in San Francisco with The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky

February 14, 2013… Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden have been invited by The Hamburg Ballet’s Director and Chief Choreographer John Neumeier to perform in Nijinsky with The Hamburg Ballet in San Francisco for three performances, February 14, 16 & 17.

The company’s Winter Season in Toronto opens with the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky, performed by The National Ballet of Canada, March 2 – 8, 2013, followed by Romeo and Juliet, March 12 – 17, 2013, and The Four Seasons & Emergence, March 20 – 24, 2013.

Additional casting and performance dates will be announced shortly.

The 2012/13 season is dedicated to the memory of The National Ballet of Canada’s greatest patron Walter Carsen, O.C.

Lead philanthropic support for Nijinsky is provided by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation, an anonymous friend of the National Ballet, The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada and The Producers’ Circle.

The Producers’ Circle: John & Claudine Bailey, Susanne Boyce & Dr. Brendan Mullen, Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan, The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain, O.C., Julie Medland, Sandra & Jim Pitblado, Sandra L. Simpson and Noreen Taylor & David Staines.

The National Ballet of Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of Chanel.

Romeo and Juliet is presented by Thomson Reuters.

Lead philanthropic support for Romeo and Juliet is provided by Sandra & Jim Pitblado with additional generous support from Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan, The Catherine & Maxwell Meighen Foundation, an anonymous friend of the National Ballet and Walter Carsen, O.C.

Support provided by the Canada Council for the Arts.

The Four Seasons and Emergence presented by KPMG LLP.

The Four Seasons is a gift from The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada.

Emergence is generously supported by Gail Hutchison.

Guillaume Côté is sponsored through Dancers First by Emmanuelle Gattuso & Allan Slaight.

Heather Ogden is sponsored through Dancers First by Ira Gluskin & Maxine Granovsky Gluskin.

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; and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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