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The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements

April 15, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada| Retirements Keiichi Hirano, Patrick Lavoie, Christopher Stalzer and James Leja Stage Manager Ernie Abugov Retires After 42 Years   Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that four dancers from the company will be retiring following the 2014/15 season: First Soloists Keiichi Hirano and Patrick […]

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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 Men of The National Ballet of Canada

May 23, 2014

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The Men of The National Ballet of Canada The National Ballet of Canada’s new video celebrates the strength, power and artistry embodied in the male dancer, featuring the extraordinary talents of Principal Dancers Guillaume Côté, Piotr Stanczyk and First Soloist Keiichi Hirano. Catch them onstage during the Summer Season. Opens May 28.

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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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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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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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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 Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room

June 9, 2011

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 Celebrating Greta – Principal Casting Announced for Mozartiana & Other Dances & In The Upper Room June 8, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the summer mixed programme, Celebrating Greta, which features works by three great American choreographers, George Balanchine’s Mozartiana, Jerome Robbins’ Other […]

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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 : Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4

April 21, 2011

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Highly Anticipated North American Premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opens June 4 Jillian Vanstone, Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden Cast as Alice April 21, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that First Soloist Jillian Vanstone and Principal Dancers Sonia Rodriguez and Heather Ogden will perform the lead […]

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