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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

May 26, 2016

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

Schools and companies chosen by the 2016 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2016 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Hang Yu – China –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Adveq 2. Madison Young – USA – Company chosen: Houston Ballet – Apprenticeship offered […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire

April 9, 2015

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2015 Repertoire   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2015 performances, taking place from Wednesday, May 20 to Saturday, May 23 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre in Toronto, ON. This year’s program will feature classical and contemporary works […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

September 25, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2014/2015 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2014/2015 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Auditions and Open Classes, will commence in Halifax, NS on November 3.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to stage live dance performances across Toronto for Creative Challenge

June 2, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School to stage live dance performances across Toronto for Creative Challenge TORONTO, ON (June 2, 2014) – On June 6th, 7th and 14th, student choreographers from Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), and their artistic collaborators, will present free public ‘pop-up’ dance performances in various locations across Toronto for NBS’ first-ever Creative Challenge.  […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Demis Volpi’s appointment as the 2014 Koerner Guest Artist

May 1, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Demis Volpi’s appointment as the 2014 Koerner Guest Artist   Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that Stuttgart Ballet Resident Choreographer, and NBS alumnus, Demis Volpi, has been selected as the inaugural Koerner Guest Artist for 2014.  Continuing through the month of May, Volpi will be engaging […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2014 Repertoire

April 10, 2014

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Spring Showcase 2014 Repertoire   TORONTO, ON (April 10, 2014) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce the repertoire for its upcoming Spring Showcase 2014 performances, presented by MAC Cosmetics.  Taking place from May 21 to May 24 at the Betty Oliphant Theatre, this year’s program will […]

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Dresden, Germany

February 15, 2014

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Dresden, Germany Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that four of its senior students will participate in the 4th Dance Education Biennale in Dresden, Germany.  The Biennale, taking place from February 15th to 23rd, will include a series of student performances and workshops […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School | Groundbreaking research on neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease

October 21, 2013

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Groundbreaking research studies the neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease TORONTO, ON (October 21, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in collaboration with Mark Morris Group’s Dance for PD®, Sarah Robichaud, Founder & Creative Director of Dancing with Parkinson’s™, and researchers from York and Ryerson Universities, is hosting a 12-week dance […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2013/2014 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

September 20, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2013/2014 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2013/2014 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Open Classes and Auditions, will commence in Moncton, NB on November 4.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Mavis Staines as Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer

September 15, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Mavis Staines as Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer   The Board of Directors of Canada’s National Ballet School has changed the previous dual leadership model to that of a single Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer. The Board is pleased to announce that Mavis Staines, C.M., DHumL, now in her 25th year as […]

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Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School

August 17, 2013

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2012 graduates from left to right; Madeleine Graham, Nicholas Shoesmith, Marilyn Rowe OBE, Brittany Haws

Change of leadership planned at The Australian Ballet School Cmr Leigh Johns, Chairman of The Australian Ballet School, today announced recruitment plans for the next Director of the school of The Australian Ballet.  The commencement of the recruitment process follows the decision of the current Director, Marilyn Rowe OBE, to retire at the end of […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host Final Golf Classic Fundraiser After 16 Successful Seasons

June 5, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host Final Golf Classic Fundraiser After 16 Successful Seasons On Monday, June 17th, Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will host the 17th annual Golf Classic, at Coppinwood Golf Club in Uxbridge.  Over 120 golfers, including business leaders from the banking, brokerage, legal and accounting firms will compete and fundraise for […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013

April 24, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013   TORONTO, ON (April 24, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will host the second Assemblée Internationale (AI 13) festival in Toronto from April 28th to May 4th, 2013, and will welcome students and artistic staff from eighteen international professional […]

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Paris, France

April 19, 2013

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Paris, France TORONTO, ON (April 18, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that five of its students will participate in the Paris Opera Ballet School’s 300th anniversary gala performance in Paris, France.  The Gala des Écoles de Danse du XXie siècle […]

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Mavis Staines to Receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

February 6, 2013

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Mavis Staines to Receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal TORONTO, ON (February 6, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) Artistic Director, Mavis Staines, C.M., DHumL, will receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal today at a ceremony taking place at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.  Staines will be honoured in recognition of her commitment […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013

January 31, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces Spring 2013 touring schedule for Houston Ballet II. On Saturday, February 2, Houston Ballet II dancers will perform excerpts from Stanton Welch’s neoclassical work, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth, at […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School 2012/2013 Audition Tour Visits Toronto, Ontario

January 20, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School 2012/2013 Audition Tour Visits Toronto, Ontario Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is excited to announce that the 2012/2013 National Audition Tour, which includes both Auditions and Open Classes, will be in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, January 27th at Canada’s National Ballet School.   Auditions for the School’s full-time Professional Ballet Program […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Operating Surplus for Fifth Consecutive Year

December 4, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Operating Surplus for Fifth Consecutive Year TORONTO, ON (December 4, 2012) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) has finished the 2011/2012 fiscal year with an operating surplus.  This marks the fifth consecutive year that NBS’ revenues have exceeded operating expenses, and it is largely thanks to the generous and continuous […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School | Aszure Barton to Receive CANY 2012 Arts & Letters Award

November 14, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School | Aszure Barton to Receive CANY 2012 Arts & Letters Award   TORONTO, ON (November 14, 2012) – World renowned choreographer and Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) alumna, Aszure Barton, will be honoured with the 2012 Arts & Letters Award at this year’s Maple Leaf Ball, to be held at New […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Awards Announced

October 3, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Winners of RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Awards Announced Larissa Khotchenkova and Francesco Gabriele Frola October 3, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Corps de Ballet members Larissa Khotchenkova and Francesco Gabriele Frola are the recipients of the inaugural RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award for their performances in […]

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