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Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC)

New production centre for National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada recently acquired a new building for its production centre, where the sets and props for the company…

Dancer Transition Resource Centre: Moving Forward

Here’s a shout out to Canada’s Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC), which is dedicated to helping dancers transition into, within and from professional performing careers by offering them relevant and compassionate support.

 

Luminato Dance: The Canadians 

By Michael Crabb “Tono”, “Skin Divers”, “The Second Person” Sandra Laronde, Red Sky Performance, Dominique Dumais, The National Ballet of Canada, Crystal Pite, Nederlands Dans Theater

For ten days in early June Toronto goes crazy for culture; sort of. That’s when Luminato, the city’s much-vaunted, robustly sponsored “festival of arts and creativity” saturates the scene with a multi-disciplinary cornucopia of offerings aimed at boosting the cultural image of Toronto’s as a “world-class” city.  

Canadian artists win at the Bruhn competition

Two Canadians were honoured at the Eighth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on March 18th, 2009 at the Four Seaso...

 

Shoes, Pumpkins and a Paparazzo 

By Kathleen Smith "Cinderella" James Kudelka, The National Ballet of Canada

The story of Cinderella and her glass slipper is as old as the hills. Although versions of the story are a cultural phenomenon around the world, we in the West are most familiar with Charles Perrault’s 1697 fairy tale, Cendrillon, ou la petite pantoufle de verre. That or Disney.

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