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Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Connecting With a Classic

By Nicole Decsey

Ratmansky’s choreography is cutting edge while keeping the classical beauty of the ballet alive.

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Rivalling the Classics

By Thomas Dobronyi

Commissioned for the National Ballet’s sixtieth anniversary, Ratmansky’s production has since become a touring showpiece for the company, earning its place alongside more canonical versions.

 
Canada's Ballet Jorgen

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 24-26 juillet 2020
Ballet

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Everything That Rises Must Converge

By Marie Trotter

Leap day reliably recurs once every four years, but the National Ballet’s mixed program Angels’ Atlas with Chroma & Marguerite and Armand was an even rarer temporal event in our journey around the sun. The February 29 opening of this eccentric program was an evening of stylistic whiplash never to be seen again.

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

When Stars Collide

By Joshua Chong

A homecoming, a tantalizing taster and a farewell celebration highlighted The National Ballet of Canada’s triple bill, which opened at the Four Seasons Centre on February 29.

Hytes / Photo by Colin Gaudet
 
On the Ground

Ballet, Drag and Everything In Between

By Sean Young

Brooke Lynn Hytes, season eleven runner-up and first Canadian queen on RuPaul’s Drag Race, is sashaying back to her hometown, Toronto. She’ll be performing with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on March 7 and 8 at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Grand-Maître / Photo courtesy of Alberta Ballet
 

Shape-Shifting

Jean Grand-Maître announces he will be stepping down from his role as artistic director of Alberta Ballet in 2022. The role will be taken over by Christopher Anderson.

 
Chan Hon Goh

Canadian Masterclass Series with Prima Ballerina Chan Hon Goh

Workshop | Classe

Vancouver BC
February 28 février 2020
Ballet

 
Chan Hon Goh

Masterclass Series with Chan Hon Goh

Workshop | Classe

Nanaimo BC
March 1 mars 2020
Ballet

 
Chan Hon Goh

Masterclass Series with Chan Hon Goh

Workshop | Classe

Kelowna  BC
March 13 mars 2020
Ballet

 
Chan Hon Goh

Masterclass Series with Chan Hon Goh

Workshop | Classe

Ottawa ON
February 21 février 2020
Ballet

 
Chan Hon Goh

Masterclass Series with Chan Hon Goh

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
February 20 février 2020
Ballet

 
Goh Ballet Academy

Spring Performance Workshop

Workshop | Classe

ON
March 16-20 mars 2020
Ballet

 
Goh Ballet Academy

Spring Performance Workshop

Workshop | Classe

Vancouver BC
March 23-27 mars 2020
Ballet

 
BJM Danse (Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal)

Leonard Cohen's DANCE ME

Performance | Spectacle

ON
February 23 février 2020
7:30 | 19:30
Ballet

 
Victoria Ballet Company

Cinderella Ballet

Performance | Spectacle

Vaughan ON
March 29 mars 2020
Ballet

 
Ballet Victoria

Ballet Victoria's "The Little Prince and other works"

Performance | Spectacle

Victoria BC
March 21-22 mars 2020
Ballet

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

On the Edge of Our Seats for the Retelling of a Classic Myth

By Leah Borts-Kuperman

In Orpheus Alive, the audience members are gods; we’re pulled into the story and cast as divine judges in the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

 
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement

34th Annual Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 6-8 décembre 2019
Ballet

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Orpheus Redux

By Rebecca Flemister

The National Ballet of Canada offers a glimpse of both ballet’s past and promising future in the company premiere of George Balanchine’s Chaconne, paired with the world premiere of Robert Binet’s Orpheus Alive.

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