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Artists of the Ballet in Cacti / Photo by Edwin Luk
 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

From Dream to Abstraction

By Taylor Long

At first glance, they aren’t very suitable neighbours. The National Ballet of Canada closed their 2017/2018 season with a mixed program of ballets including the Canadian premiere of recent Tony Award-winner Justin Peck’s Paz de la Jolla.

Artists of the Ballet in Paz de la Jolla / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Season Closes with Compelling Voices

By Kallee Lins

Some of Toronto’s most exciting ballet offerings can be found on The National Ballet of Canada’s mixed programs, and the three works that opened Saturday night at the Four Seasons Centre are no exception.

Artists of The National Ballet of Canada in The Winter’s Tale / Photo by Karolina Kuras
 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

A Study in Contrasts: The Winter's Tale

By Jaimie Nackan

Toronto’s first snowfall of the season arrived just in time to welcome the November 10 opening night performance of “The Winter’s Tale” by The National Ballet of Canada.

Jillian Vanstone, Hannah Fischer and Piotr Stanczyk in The Winter’s Tale / Photo by Karolina Kuras
 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Definitive Motif in The Winter’s Tale

By Arianna Benincasa

Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, “The Winter’s Tale” takes a contemporary approach to Shakespeare’s comedic, romantic and tragic “problem play” about jealousy, familial bonds and love.

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