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The National Ballet of Canada promotes three New Principal Dancers

June 9, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada promotes three New Principal Dancers Svetlana Lunkina, McGee Maddox and Evan McKie 2014/15 Promotions David Tory Award and Patron Award of Merit Winners Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the 2014/15 roster will include three new Principal Dancers. McGee Maddox has been promoted […]

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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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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 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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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’s Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

May 27, 2011

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Jillian Vanstone is Opening Night Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Opening Night Ballet Talk with Christopher Wheeldon and Karen Kain May 27, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, onstage June 4 – […]

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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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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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National Ballet of Canada announces Principal casting for Don Quixote

March 2, 2011

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 Don Quixote Principal Casting Announced March 9 – 13, 2011 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced principal casting for Don Quixote onstage March 9 – 13, 2011 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The opening performance on March 9 at 7:30 pm will feature Principal Character […]

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National Ballet of Canada – Eight Debuts in Cinderella

October 18, 2010

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Eight Debuts in Cinderella November 11 to 20, 2010 October 7, 2010… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for Cinderella, which includes eight debuts. Cinderella is onstage November 11 – 20, 2010 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The opening performance on November […]

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Cupcakes & conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, The National Ballet of Canada

September 24, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chelsy Meiss, Corps de ballet, National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?   The fact that I can do what I love is enough. In the morning ballet class is where I am able to maintain and further my technique which motivates me to […]

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