Sonia Rodriguez

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Forget the Sylph: Where’s Effie?

By Marissa Trarback

In the midst of The National Ballet of Canada’s beautifully rendered performance of La Sylphide at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, one might just wonder: where is Effie?

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Competing Priorities

By Aziza Mohammed

While giving the story a subtly contemporary treatment relatable to the modern audience, The National Ballet of Canada’s production of La Sylphide explored the relationship between sacrifice and happiness in a faithful rendition of one of the world’s oldest ballets.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

When Chasing the Sylph…

By Liz Ostil

Set to the traditional score by Herman Severin Løvenskjold, The National Ballet of Canada’s production of La Sylphide revisits one of the oldest classical ballets.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Happily Ever After

By Deanne Kearney

The Sleeping Beauty has been performed by The National Ballet of Canada in 1972, 1987, 2006 and excitingly now in 2015.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

The National Ballet of Canada brings triple bill, Physical Thinking

By Elaisha Green

The Emerging Dance Critics Programme (June 2014) is a partnership with The National Ballet of Canada, grounded in The Dance Current’s educational mandate. Reading Writing Dancing is one of The Dance Current’s educational programs, providing workshops, seminars, mentorship and professional development to emerging and established dance writers alike. As part of our commitment to the field, we partner with like-minded organizations, such as The National Ballet of Canada, to educate dance readers and dance writers, providing public access to dance art and culture, and facilitating dance literacy and appreciation.


Browning and Rodriguez Honoured

Figure skater Kurt Browning and his wife, National Ballet of Canada star Sonia Rodriguez were honoured by Ice Theatre of New York at their annual benefit gala and performance in New York City on October 25.

Sonia Rodriguez co-authors children's book

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer at The National Ballet of Canada, and her husband Kurt Browning have co-written a new child...

NBoC’s Sonia Rodriguez honoured by Spain

Sonia Rodriguez, principal dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Civil Merit on May 25…

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