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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 | The Nutcracker Opens December 19

December 7, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker Opens December 19 Some Shows Sold Out Best Availability December 27 – January 5 December 7, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. Toronto’s magical holiday tradition is onstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the […]

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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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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 | Robert Stephen to Dance Hamlet

May 31, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Robert Stephen to Dance Hamlet Opening Night Ballet Talk Features Choreographer Kevin O’Day and Composer John King Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Robert Stephen will dance the title role in Hamlet on June 2, 7 at 2:00 pm and […]

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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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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1

May 22, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | North American Premiere of Hamlet Begins June 1 Principal Casting Announced May 22, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Hamlet. Choreographed by Kevin O’Day, Hamlet makes its highly anticipated North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

May 3, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1

National Ballet of Canada | Hamlet Makes North American Premiere on June 1 Guillaume Côté, Piotr Stanczyk and Naoya Ebe Dance Hamlet May 3, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté and Piotr Stanczyk and Second Soloist Naoya Ebe will dance the title role in […]

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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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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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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 with Steven McRae

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 | 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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Guillaume Côté, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

November 3, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Guillaume Côté, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Guillaume Côté and Elena Lobsanova dance the Opening Night of the World Premiere of Romeo & Juliet on November 16th 2011. Why ballet ? There’s something about ballet for me that is more pure than any other art form. Its organic and spontaneous quality is […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet Opens on November 16 with Elena Lobsanova and Guillaume Côté

September 7, 2011

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Alexei Ratmansky and Elena Lobsanova rehearsing Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Sian Richards.

The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet Opens on November 16 with Elena Lobsanova and Guillaume Côté September 7, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Elena Lobsanova and Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté will perform the title roles in the world premiere of internationally celebrated […]

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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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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 : Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic Explores the Human Shape at CONTACT

April 15, 2011

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  WARNING : Some nudity (I guess you’d call it artistic). Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic Explores the Human Shape at CONTACT May 5 to 15, 2011, Pimlico Design Gallery April 14, 2011… Principal Dancer Aleksandar Antonijevic’s second photography exhibit, Secrets of the Flesh, opens on May 5, 2011 as part of CONTACT, Toronto’s annual international […]

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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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