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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour

September 17, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada |2015/16 Season Opens with Montréal Tour Karen Kain Celebrates 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director The National Ballet of Canada tours to Place des Arts in Montréal with a mixed programme of the second detail & Spectre de la Rose & Chroma, October 1 – 3, 2015.Presented by Danse Danse, the […]

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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 | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced

February 18, 2015

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The National Ballet of Canada | The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante &  Carousel (A Dance) Casting Announced The National Ballet of Canada’s Winter Season opens with a mixed programme of The Man in Black with Chroma & Allegro Brillante & Carousel (A Dance), onstage March 4 – 8, 2015 at 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 Explores Dance at The Choreographic Lab

September 19, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada Explores Dance at The Choreographic Lab September 21 & 22, 2012 The National Ballet of Canada’s Choreographic Lab, a long held tradition, takes place on September 21 & 22, 2012 at The Walter Carsen Centre. Established in 1969, The Choreographic Lab provides artists of the ballet an opportunity to explore […]

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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’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 | The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced with Steven McRae

November 29, 2011

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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 | Jillian Vanstone, Aleksandar Antonijevic and Robert Stephen Win Rolex Dancers First Award

November 29, 2011

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National Ballet of Canada | Jillian Vanstone, Aleksandar Antonijevic and Robert Stephen Win Rolex Dancers First Award The National Ballet of Canada announced that Principal Dancers Jillian Vanstone and Aleksandar Antonijevic and First Soloist Robert Stephen are the recipients of the Rolex Dancers First Award. Artistic Director Karen Kain and Victor Royce, President and CEO […]

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National Ballet of Canada Promotions announced

June 13, 2011

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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 : 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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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 : Maria Baranova of The Hamburg Ballet and Joseph Gorak of American Ballet Theatre Win The Erik Bruhn Prize

March 6, 2011

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Maria Baranova of The Hamburg Ballet and Joseph Gorak of American Ballet Theatre Win The Erik Bruhn Prize Demis Volpi of Stuttgart Ballet Wins Choreographic Prize March 5, 2011… Maria Baranova, 18, of The Hamburg Ballet and Joseph Gorak, 21, of American Ballet Theatre are the winners of The Ninth International Competition for The Erik […]

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National Ballet of Canada announces repertoire for competition

March 2, 2011

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Repertoire Announced for The Ninth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize  Competition Judges Host Ballet Talk  March 2, 2011… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for The Ninth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize which takes place Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 7:30 pm at the […]

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