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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour

September 17, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour Karen Kain Celebrates 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director The National Ballet of Canada tours to Place des Arts in Montréal with a mixed programme of the second detail & Spectre de la Rose & Chroma, October 1 – 3, 2015.Presented by Danse Danse, the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced

February 18, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante &  Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season opens with a mixed programme of The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance), onstage March 4 – 8, 2015 at the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Makes US Premiere

July 7, 2014

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Romeo and Juliet Makes US Premiere at Los Angeles’ The Music Center The National Ballet of Canada tours to The Music Center in Los Angeles with Romeo and Juliet. The critically acclaimed production choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky is onstage July 10 – 13, 2014 for only five performances. This will be the National Ballet’s second engagement at […]

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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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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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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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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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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty

February 16, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Torontonian Evan McKie Guests and Makes Hometown Debut in The Sleeping Beauty   February 15, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Rudolf Nureyev’s landmark production of The Sleeping Beauty which opens the Winter Season on March 10, 2012 […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brendan Saye, Corps de Ballet, National Ballet of Canada

December 2, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Brendan Saye, Corps de Ballet, National Ballet of Canada What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I’ve always found the beginning of a new day refreshing. It comes with a new set of opportunities and exciting new challenges but above all it allows you to better what you did the […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Chelsy Meiss and Brendan Saye Dance Title Roles in Final Performance of Romeo and Juliet

November 23, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada| Chelsy Meiss and Brendan Saye Dance Title Roles in Final Performance of Romeo and Juliet November 23, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, recently announced that Second Soloist Chelsy Meiss and Corps de Ballet member Brendan Saye will dance the title roles in the final performance […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

June 15, 2011

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Following the phenomenal success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by The National Ballet of Canada, and our fabulous backstage reporter Chelsy Meiss’ promotion to soloist, I am really pleased and a little sad to bring you the final […]

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National Ballet of Canada Promotions announced

June 13, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada Promotions announced

National Ballet of Canada announces dancer promotions      FABULOUS news – Chelsy Meiss has been promoted to Second Soloist from the Corps de Ballet. As regular readers will know, Chelsy has been writing about her experiences rehearsing for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland exclusively for Ballet News, and a while ago I interviewed her about […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 30, 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 Christopher Wheeldon has been in rehearsals with us since Wednesday. These rehearsals have been very detailed and extensive. This is important because the ballet has many small details that need to be communicated to the audience […]

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 25, 2011

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Backstage Reporter : Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss goes backstage in rehearsals for Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for Ballet News Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss continues her backstage diary The sets, props and costumes from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are so intricate and elaborate it is somewhat mindboggling. Other than The Nutcracker, this is the […]

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Backstage Reporter in rehearsals at The National Ballet of Canada

May 24, 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 National Ballet of Canada Corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss sends her second behind-the-scenes report on rehearsals for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Everyone knows that behind any great ballet is a great score. The music is […]

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Backstage Reporter – Chelsy Meiss for Ballet News

May 11, 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 When I interviewed corps de ballet dancer Chelsy Meiss about her career with The National Ballet of Canada, one of the up-coming events that she was very much looking forward to was the new production of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s […]

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National Ballet of Canada : Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky

March 18, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada : Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky

Canadian Premiere of Russian Seasons by Alexei Ratmansky Presented with Apollo and Theme and Variations March 23 – 27, 2011 March 16, 2011… The National Ballet of Canada presents the Canadian premiere of Russian choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons, featuring a score by his compatriot, Leonid Desyatnikov. Russian Seasons is presented on a mixed programme […]

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Canadian Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Chroma – & casting

November 2, 2010

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Canadian Premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Chroma Presented with Serenade and Emergence November 24 – 28, 2010 November 1, 2010… The National Ballet of Canada presents the Canadian premiere of acclaimed British Choreographer Wayne McGregor’s Chroma, featuring a score by British composer Joby Talbot which includes unique orchestrations of three songs by The White Stripes. Chroma will […]

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Cupcakes & conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, The National Ballet of Canada

September 24, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   The fact that I can do what I love is enough. In the morning ballet class is where I am able to maintain and further my technique which motivates me to […]

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