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Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates Two Milestones in 2016/17 Season

August 10, 2016

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Greta Hodgkinson Celebrates Two Milestones in 2016/17 Season 25th Anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada 20th Anniversary as Principal Dancer The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson celebrates her 25th anniversary dancing with the company and her 20th season as Principal Dancer. To date, Ms. Hodgkinson is only one […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter

April 24, 2016

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Etienne Lavigne and Greta Hodgkinson. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Welcome a Daughter The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson and Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne welcomed their daughter Viviane Mary Lavigne, born on April 13, 2016. The couple met while dancing at the National Ballet, were married in […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Expecting Second Child

November 25, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson and Etienne Lavigne Expecting Second Child The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson and Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne are expecting their second child in April 2016. The couple met while dancing at the National Ballet, were married in July 2008 and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | MAD HOT BALLET: Lost In Venice Repetoire Announced

May 25, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | MAD HOT BALLET: Lost In Venice Repetoire Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for MAD HOT BALLET: Lost in Venice, the company’s annual million-dollar fundraising gala on June 17, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital

April 3, 2015

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Tours to Nation’s Capital Six Performances at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre April 9 – 12, 2014 The National Ballet of Canada returns to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa with the internationally acclaimed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Following a successful sold-out run in Toronto, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens March 14

February 19, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens March 14 Tanya Howard, Evan McKie and Skylar Campbell Debut Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Having performed to sold-out houses in Toronto, London, New York City, Los Angeles and […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon

October 25, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon Prepare to be Seduced Opens the 2014/15 Season American Ballet Theatre’s Marcelo Gomes Appears as Guest Artist Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Kenneth MacMillan‘s Manon, which opens the 2014/15 season on November 8, 2014 at the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Romeo and Juliet Limited Engagement Prior to Tour to Los Angeles

June 2, 2014

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Romeo and Juliet Limited Engagement Prior to Tour to Los Angeles Special Summer Pricing Principal Casting Announced  Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Romeo and Juliet which concludes the 2013/14 season in Toronto before touring to The Music Center in Los Angeles, July 10 – 13, 2014, […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson’s Extraordinary Winter Season

February 20, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Greta Hodgkinson’s Extraordinary Winter Season Final Swan Lake Debut in A Month in the Country  Tatiana in Onegin This Winter Season will feature the extraordinary talents of Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson with her final Swan Lake, her debut as Natalia in A Month in the Country and her return […]

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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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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes

November 20, 2013

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Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV’s “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” now available internationally on iTunes and other digital video stores An unprecedented documentary showing the making and performance of excerpts from some of the most beloved classical ballet variations of all time : Don Quixote,  Flames of Paris,  Giselle,  The Nutcracker  and  Swan Lake. An international cast including Ashley […]

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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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National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Features Four Casts

November 16, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Features Four Casts

National Ballet of Canada | Giselle Features Four Casts First Soloist Naoya Ebe Debuts as Albrecht Evan McKie and Zdenek Konvalina Return as Guest Artists   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Giselle which is onstage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts […]

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Season Ends with Surplus

October 26, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s 60th Anniversary Season Ends with Surplus 2011 Annual General Meeting October 25, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada announced today that the 60th anniversary season in 2011/12 closed with a surplus of $154,000. The Annual General Meeting was held today at 1:00 pm at The Walter Carsen Centre for The […]

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island

October 19, 2012

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National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Receives Citation from State of Rhode Island October 19, 2012 … Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson was honoured with a Citation from Lincoln D. Chafee, the Governor of the State of Rhode Island. One of the highest honours given by the state, the Citation was presented to Ms. […]

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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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Culture Days at The National Ballet of Canada

September 26, 2012

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Culture Days at The National Ballet of Canada   Ballet Class with Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson Sold Out Follow a Day in the Life of a Dancer on Twitter September 26, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Culture Days with a Ballet Class led by Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson. Aspiring dancers are able to […]

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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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