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

ballet canadaThe 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 their choreographic talent. The Choreographic Lab nurtured the early works of many acclaimed choreographers including James Kudelka, Dominique Dumais, John Alleyne, Bengt Jörgen, Jean Grand-Maître, Matjash Mrozewski and Guillaume Côté.

The Choreographic Lab participants this year are First Soloist Robert Stephen, Second Soloist Christopher Stalzer, Corps de Ballet member Dylan Tedaldi, Ballet Master and Artistic Director of YOU dance Lindsay Fischer and The Royal Ballet’s Choreographic Apprentice and former student with Canada’s National Ballet School Robert Binet.

The Choreographic Lab is generously sponsored by Lucille and Urban Joseph.

Robert Stephen is sponsored through Dancers First by Mr. Thor Eaton & The Honourable Nicole Eaton, Senator.

The National Ballet of Canada gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Ontario Arts Council; the City of Toronto through the Economic Development & Culture Department; the Government of Canada through the Honourable James Moore, Minister, the Department of Canadian Heritage; the Government of Ontario; and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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