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Skylar Campbell

 
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.

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

A Flash Into the Rabbit Hole

By Brannavy Jeyasundaram

In Chistopher Wheeldon’s version of Carroll’s classic tale, Alice is mature and compelled by love, offering intention to her journey.

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Endless Imagination

By Dylan Schoenmakers

The most notable thing about The National Ballet of Canada’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is the number of things worth noting.

 
Emerging Arts Critics Programme

Ratmansky & Côté: An Effective Juxtaposition

By Christina Strynatka

What does it mean to find yourself? Is it better to follow a definite narrative, as seen in Guillaume Côté’s Being and Nothingness on the National Ballet’s Ratmansky and Côté program (May 31 performance), or to take a more abstract form, as in the other two pieces on the program, Alexei Ratmansky’s Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1?

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