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The National Ballet of Canada | Cinderella Opens June 4

May 13, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Cinderella Opens June 4 Debuts by Principal Dancer Jillian Vanstone &First Soloist Naoya Ebe Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Cinderella which is onstage June 4 – 15, 2014 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. This […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Ballet Talks – New Location, New Time

February 23, 2013

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The National Ballet of Canada | Ballet Talks – New Location, New Time February 21, 2013… The National Ballet of Canada’s hugely popular Ballet Talks will be held in a new location this Winter Season to accommodate the great demand of an ever-growing audience. Beginning with the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky, a greater number of […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced

February 20, 2013

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Alexandre Riabko, Anna Polikarpova and Otto Bubenicek of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky.

National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced February 19, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the highly anticipated Canadian premiere of Nijinsky which opens the Winter Season in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on March 2, 2013. Principal […]

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season

February 12, 2013

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season Innovation: Three World Premieres by Canadian Choreographers Canadian Premiere of Spectre de la Rose by Marco Goecke First-Ever Tour to Saratoga Springs, NY Swan Lake, Onegin February 12, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2013/14 […]

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeos & Juliets Nominated for Four Canadian Screen Awards

January 16, 2013

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National Ballet of Canada | Romeos & Juliets Nominated for Four Canadian Screen Awards Guillaume Côté and Elena Lobsonova Nominated for Best Performance  January 16, 2013…Romeos & Juliets, a one-hour documentary about the creation of The National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet, received four nominations for the first-ever Canadian Screen Awards: Best Performing Arts Program, […]

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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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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize

November 20, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Repertoire Announced for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize Hosted by Sonia Rodriguez and Rex Harrington November 20, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for The Tenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize which takes place November […]

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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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Rare Glimpse of The National Ballet of Canada Dancers in Company Class on Stage

June 13, 2012

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Rare Glimpse of The National Ballet of Canada Dancers in Company Class on Stage Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:30 am June 13, 2012… To celebrate the closing of The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary season, the public is invited to a rare glimpse of the dancers in company class on stage at the […]

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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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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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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada

May 17, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Piotr Stanczyk, Principal, National Ballet of Canada Piotr will dance the title role in Hamlet, which makes its North American premiere on June 1 in Toronto, Canada at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. He will also perform in Chroma by Wayne McGregor, June 13 to 17, 2012.   […]

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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 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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The National Ballet of Canada & The Tutu Project

April 23, 2012

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Tutus made by participants at Family Day Fest in Downsview Park and Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa. Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.

The National Ballet of Canada & The Tutu Project: Celebrating 60 Years with 60 Tutus April 23, 2012… The Tutu Project, a year-long project to create 60 original tutus for The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th anniversary, will culminate with exhibits at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts and the Design Exchange in […]

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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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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée

February 13, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Winter Season Opens with La Fille mal gardée Principal Casting Announced Seven Debuts February 13, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Sir Frederick Ashton’s La Fille mal gardée which opens the Winter Season on February 29, 2012 at […]

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National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season – and a tour to London in April

February 6, 2012

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Otto Bubenicek and Anna Polikarpova of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky. Photo by Holger Badekow.

National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Romeo and Juliet Return The National Ballet of Canada Tours to London, England Two Company Premieres and One Toronto Premiere February 6, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2012/13 season, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon returns by popular […]

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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About

January 17, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Visits Five Schools in Toronto with Dance About Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet Canada, today announced that Dance About will visit five schools in the Greater Toronto Area from January 17 through January 24. Part of the National Ballet’s outstanding outreach and education programme, Dance About reaches […]

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