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Canada’s National Ballet School | Groundbreaking research on neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease

October 21, 2013

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Groundbreaking research studies the neuropsychological effects of dance on people with Parkinson’s disease TORONTO, ON (October 21, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in collaboration with Mark Morris Group’s Dance for PD®, Sarah Robichaud, Founder & Creative Director of Dancing with Parkinson’s™, and researchers from York and Ryerson Universities, is hosting a 12-week dance […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2013/2014 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

September 20, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2013/2014 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2013/2014 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Open Classes and Auditions, will commence in Moncton, NB on November 4.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Mavis Staines as Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer

September 15, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces Mavis Staines as Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer   The Board of Directors of Canada’s National Ballet School has changed the previous dual leadership model to that of a single Artistic Director/Chief Executive Officer. The Board is pleased to announce that Mavis Staines, C.M., DHumL, now in her 25th year as […]

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Paris, France

April 19, 2013

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Students from Canada’s National Ballet School to Perform in Paris, France TORONTO, ON (April 18, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that five of its students will participate in the Paris Opera Ballet School’s 300th anniversary gala performance in Paris, France.  The Gala des Écoles de Danse du XXie siècle […]

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Mavis Staines to Receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

February 6, 2013

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Mavis Staines to Receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal TORONTO, ON (February 6, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) Artistic Director, Mavis Staines, C.M., DHumL, will receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal today at a ceremony taking place at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.  Staines will be honoured in recognition of her commitment […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2012/2013 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates

September 19, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School Announces 2012/2013 National Audition Tour & Open Class Dates Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is pleased to announce that the 2012/13 National Audition Tour (NAT), which includes Open Classes and Auditions, will commence in Regina, SK on November 5.  This year’s NAT, which is presented by Sun Life Financial, will visit […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Premiere New Work by Aszure Barton

February 27, 2012

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Premiere New Work by Aszure Barton February 27, 2012…..Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce that its 2012 Spring Showcase will feature the world premiere of a newly-commissioned work by choreographer Aszure Barton.   Barton has a long-standing relationship with NBS.  A graduate of the School – class of […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School students to dance in Stuttgart, Germany

November 22, 2011

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Canada’s National Ballet School students to dance in Stuttgart, Germany

Canada’s National Ballet School students to Perform in Stuttgart, Germany   Tuesday, November 22…Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce that two of its students will participate in the 40th anniversary gala performance of the John Cranko Ballet School in Stuttgart, Germany.  The gala performance and celebration will take place on Friday, November 25 […]

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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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Ballet NEWS | Canada’s National ballet School : Mavis Staines A Member of the Order of Canada

December 30, 2010

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Mavis Staines A Member of the Order of Canada 28/51 December 30, 2010…Canada’s National Ballet School is thrilled to announce that NBS Artistic Director and Co-CEO Mavis Staines was today made a Member of the Order of Canada.  The Order of Canada is the centrepiece of Canada’s honours system, and was established in 1967 by […]

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