Calley Skalnik

Svetlana Lunkina in Wayne McGregor’s Genus / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

All in Sequence

By David Rudin

Wayne McGregor’s Genus and Jerome Robbins’ The Concert are both elaborate choreographies that hinge on the smallest of movements – the twitch of a finger, the crook of an elbow or the flick of a wrist.

Jillian Vanstone in The Nutcracker / Photo by Alexandar Antonijevic
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

A Christmas Reverie

By Sabrina Papas

Performed annually by The National Ballet of Canada, The Nutcracker invites adults and children of all ages into a mystical holiday landscape.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Harbingers of the Future

By Sebastiano Bazzichetto

The future of ballet holds great promise, judging from what was on display last Tuesday during the evening of the Twelfth International Competition for the Erik Bruhn Prize.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Promise for the Future

By David Rudin

Promise for the future, it turns out, can be entertaining in the present.