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The National Ballet of Canada | Dancers who retire following 2013/14 season

June 20, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Dancers who retire following 2013/14 season Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the following dancers will be retiring at the end of the 2013/14 season: Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic, First Soloist Stacey Shiori Minagawa, Principal Character Artistic Kevin D. Bowles, Corps de […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Physical Thinking

May 7, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Physical Thinking Goecke/Robbins/Forsythe May 28 – June 1, 2014 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced today that Physical Thinking will open the Summer Season on May 28. The mixed programme features works by Marco Goecke, Jerome Robbins and William Forsythe and is onstage until June […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Aleksandar Antonijevic’s Photography Exhibit Opens

April 23, 2014

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Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic’s Photography Exhibit Opens May 1Berenson Fine Art Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic’s photography exhibit,Till We Meet Again, A Love Letter, opens May 1, 2014 at Berenson Fine Art in Toronto as part of CONTACT, Toronto’s international photography festival. The exhibition features 25 portraits of Artists of The National Ballet of Canada and is […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Aleksandar Antonijevic in Onegin

February 15, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Aleksandar Antonijevic in Onegin Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Onegin which concludes the Winter Season. Onegin is onstage March 19 – 23, 2014 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.  The National Ballet celebrates Principal Dancer Aleksandar […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic retires

January 24, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic retires Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic will retire in June 2014 after 23 years of extraordinary performances with The National Ballet of Canada. A Principal Dancer since 1995, Mr. Antonijevic joined the company in 1991. “One of the finest dancers in the history of the company, I […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Aleksandar Antonijevic new photography exhibition

April 1, 2013

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National Ballet of Canada’s Aleksandar Antonijevic new photography exhibition inFORMants As part of the 2013 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Berenson Fine Art presents inFORMants, an exhibition of works by Aleksandar Antonijevic. The exhibition includes 25 colour prints in a limited edition of five each. The imagery reflects the title of the show, which informs, animates […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet – Perfect Escape for March Break

February 28, 2013

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet – Perfect Escape for March Break Principal Casting Announced February 26, 2013… The National Ballet of Canada’s celebrated production of Romeo and Juliet by internationally acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky returns for the March Break, March 12 – 17, 2013 in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Principal Casting Announced for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

October 18, 2012

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Sonia Rodriguez in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Photo by Bruce Zinger.

The National Ballet of Canada | Principal Casting Announced for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the most highly anticipated production of the season. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is currently on tour to Los Angeles’ Music Center […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala

June 6, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala $1.3 Million Fundraiser on June 20, 2012 Two World Premieres June 5, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s Diamond Gala, the finale of the 60th anniversary season, is on June 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary

May 29, 2012

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Etienne Lavigne in Elite Syncopations. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.

National Ballet of Canada | Smash Hit Chroma Onstage June 13 | Presented with Elite Syncopations and Song of a Wayfarer | Aleksandar Antonijevic Celebrates 20th Anniversary May 29, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the casting for the summer mixed programme featuring Chroma with Elite Syncopations & Song of […]

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National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Tours to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre

March 28, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Tours to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Photography Exhibition by Aleksandar Antonijevic on Display The National Ballet of Canada tours to the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa, April 12 – 14, 2012 with John Neumeier’s acclaimed adaptation of The Seagull.   The Seagull explores the nature of love […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced

March 5, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Seagull Opens March 21 Principal Casting Announced March 5, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for John Neumeier’s brilliant adaption of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. The Seagull opens March 21, 2012 at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced with Steven McRae

November 29, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced Debuts by Elena Lobsanova and McGee Maddox Steven McRae Returns as Guest Artist November 29, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker opens December 10, 2011 at […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Jillian Vanstone, Aleksandar Antonijevic and Robert Stephen Win Rolex Dancers First Award

November 29, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada | Jillian Vanstone, Aleksandar Antonijevic and Robert Stephen Win Rolex Dancers First Award The National Ballet of Canada announced that Principal Dancers Jillian Vanstone and Aleksandar Antonijevic and First Soloist Robert Stephen are the recipients of the Rolex Dancers First Award. Artistic Director Karen Kain and Victor Royce, President and CEO […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced

November 4, 2011

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Romeo and Juliet Principal Casting Announced Ballet Talk with Author James Neufeld 300 Alumni Attend Opening Performance Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet by internationally acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Romeo and Juliet opens The National Ballet of Canada’s […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room

June 9, 2011

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 Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room June 8, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the summer mixed programme, Celebrating Greta, which features works by three great American choreographers, George Balanchine’s Mozartiana, Jerome Robbins’ Other […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 29, 2011

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Time is racing by, and The National Ballet of Canada premiere Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland next week!  Here, Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her reports on living Alice, with her fourth diary entry. Last Friday, […]

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National Ballet of Canada’s Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 27, 2011

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Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opening Night Ballet Talk with Christopher Wheeldon and Karen Kain May 27, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, onstage June 4 – […]

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National Ballet of Canada : MAD HOT Wonderland Gala Repertoire Announced

May 24, 2011

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  MAD HOT Wonderland Gala Repertoire Announced Features Excerpts from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Greta Hodgkinson Debuts in Dying Swan May 20, 2011… Artistic Director Karen Kain today announced the repertoire for MAD HOT Wonderland, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual million-dollar fundraising gala on June 21, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4

April 21, 2011

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Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4 Jillian Vanstone, Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden Cast as Alice April 21, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Jillian Vanstone and Principal Dancers Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden will perform the lead […]

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