Heather Ogden

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.

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.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Ghosts of the Past

By Arlan Vriens

Hot on the heels of Halloween, The National Ballet of Canada’s Giselle delivered supernatural chills, youthful exuberance and poignant heartbreak.

Emerging Arts Critics Programme

From Apollo to Paquita

By Michael Zarathus-Cook

For some, mixed programs are a tantalizing mix of styles and narratives; for others, they are too much of the former and not enough of the latter.

Perpetually in Motion

Principal dancer and resident choreographer with The National Ballet of Canada, composer, creator and, again this summer, artistic director of the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur – an inspired meeting point of Canadian and international dance and music – Guillaume Côté describes himself as neurotic about dance.

The National Ballet of Canada: Romeo and Juliet

Heading to Ottawa January 31st through February 2nd, The National Ballet of Canada (NBoC) will perform Romeo and Juliet at the National Arts Cen…

Rick Mercer: At The National Ballet of Canada

Currently in Toronto, November 10th through 25th, The National Ballet of Canada (NBoc) presents Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by British chore…

Kevin O'Day: Hamlet

Starting June 1st and running through the 10th, the National Ballet of Canada presents the North American premiere of Hamlet by American choreog…

Guillaume Côté: King of the Dance

The September 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a profile of the sweethearts of The National Ballet of Canada, “Heather Ogden & G…