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The National Ballet of Canada | Xiao Nan Yu: 20 Years of Dance

September 8, 2016

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The National Ballet of Canada | Xiao Nan Yu: 20 Years of Dance The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Principal Dancer Xiao Nan Yu  will  celebrate her 20th anniversary with the company this season. Ms. Yu will be honored at a performance of Onegin during the Fall Season. A dancer of exquisite feeling and impeccable dramatic intuition, Ms. Yu […]

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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 | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced

October 29, 2014

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The National Ballet of Canada | Nijinsky Principal Casting Announced Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the greatly anticipated return of Nijinsky, a ballet by John Neumeier, which runs November 22 – 30, 2014 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. […]

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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 | 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’s Summer Dance Intensive Begins July 3

June 26, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada’s Summer Dance Intensive Begins July 3 June 26, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s successful Summer Dance Intensive returns for a second year on July 3. The nine-day programme is for students aged 14 to 18 with an intermediate or higher level of ballet training. Students are taught Ballet, Pointe, […]

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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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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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