Anne White, Ann Jaeger, Miranda Gee Jones, Eryn Lidster, Lillian Ross-Millard

Company Town

Exhibit | Exposition

Peterborough ON
July 13-19 juillet 2020


Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award Winners Announced

Like so many other events, the forty-first annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards found themselves right in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MonstrARTity Creative Community

#StayHome with #BollywoodMonster Mashup

Festival | Festival

July 24-25 juillet 2020


The National Ballet of Canada Met With Dancer Nicholas Rose After He Called Out the Company on Instagram

In the wake of protests over police brutality and systemic racism, Rose told the company to “do better.”

Ismailova Theatre of Dance

Seeking Everyday Magicians: An Immersive Digital Live Show

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 13-21 juin 2020
13-20 @ 8:00 pm | 13-20 @ 16:00
Dance Theatre

Dreamwalker Dance Company

Body Space Creation Place

Workshop | Classe

June 28 juin 2020


Citadel Online

Broadcast | Diffusion

May 19-30 juin 2020

Arthur Murray Ottawa

Free Ballroom Online Dance Classes

Workshop | Classe

May 2-1 septembre 2020

Kaeja d'Dance

Call for Submissions: RBC Kaeja Emerging Artists Project

Other | Autre

June 1, 2020-7 février 2021

Still from Dasgupta's Beyond Moving / Courtesy of Hot Docs
On the Ground

From South Africa to Canada, to the Big Screen

By Anne Dion

A 2019 documentary, Beyond Moving, by Vikram Dasgupta, profiles second soloist with the National Ballet, Siphesihle November. The film premiered in Canada as part of the Hot Docs’ Doc Soup series in February 2020.

Barbara Diabo's Community Project: Life is Good Thanks / photo by Tamara Romanchuk
Writers & Readers

(Re)Connecting the Circle

By Amy Hull

Claudia Moore’s MOonhORsE Dance Theatre presented Older & Reckless #42 in November of 2019. Amy Hull responds to the six works presented by artists Bill Coleman, Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Christine Friday, Elizabeth Langley, JP Longboat, Byron Chief Moon, and Lee Maracle.

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.

Sara Porter

Getting to know your fruit

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
May 7-10 mai 2020

Club Latin

Club Latin @ Parkway Forest

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
April 12-7 juin 2020

Canada's Ballet Jorgen

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 24-26 juillet 2020

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.


Reimagining The Possibilities

Andrew Tay named artistic director of Toronto Dance Theatre

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.

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