In Between by Alysa Pires For National Ballet of Canada

By |2020-10-01T22:05:43+00:00September 29th, 2020|News|

The National Ballet of Canada’s virtual season kicks off with Expansive Dances, a series of three solos created in isolation by the company’s Choreographic Associates Robert Binet, Guillaume Côté and Alysa Pires. Directed by acclaimed Canadian director Ben Shirinian and produced by Mr. Shirinian and Jared Cook of Lookout, the films unfold in expansive spaces that subvert the state [...]

Lulu by Guillaume Côté for National Ballet of Canada

By |2020-09-15T17:48:50+00:00September 15th, 2020|News|

The National Ballet of Canada’s virtual season kicks off with Expansive Dances, a series of three solos created in isolation by the company’s Choreographic Associates Robert Binet, Guillaume Côté and Alysa Pires. Directed by acclaimed Canadian director Ben Shirinian and produced by Mr. Shirinian and Jared Cook of Lookout, the films unfold in expansive spaces that subvert the state [...]

Lake Maligne by Robert Binet for National Ballet of Canada

By |2020-09-15T17:10:56+00:00September 15th, 2020|News|

The National Ballet of Canada’s virtual season kicks off with Expansive Dances, a series of three solos created in isolation by the company’s Choreographic Associates Robert Binet, Guillaume Côté and Alysa Pires. Directed by acclaimed Canadian director Ben Shirinian and produced by Mr. Shirinian and Jared Cook of Lookout, the films unfold in expansive spaces that subvert the state [...]

National Ballet of Canada: World Apart & Gratitude

By |2020-09-02T16:00:18+00:00September 2nd, 2020|News|

New Video: World Apart Featuring Dancers from The National Ballet of Canada This latest video captures the beauty of dance in unlikely places. World Apart is a new video by Karolina Kuras featuring dancers of The National Ballet of Canada expressing the joy of movement in this time of isolation. [...]

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming

By |2020-08-26T19:22:25+00:00March 10th, 2020|News|

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming Karen Kain Way Unveiling March 13, 2020  March 10, 2020 … Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the City of Toronto will commemorate Artistic Director Karen Kain’s 50th anniversary with the company and her invaluable contribution [...]

Jurgita Dronina Makes Company Debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet

By |2020-08-26T19:26:12+00:00February 26th, 2020|News|

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Romeo and Juliet by acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina will make her company debut in the title role of Juliet this season. Romeo and Juliet is onstage March 11 – 22, 2020 [...]

Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director of KasheDance, Kevin A. Ormsby

By |2020-02-29T21:35:09+00:00February 20th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

With a career that spans over 30 years, dancer, choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby has performed with various companies and projects in Canada, the Caribbean, and the United States. He is the Artistic Director of KasheDance, and works as an Arts Strategies Consultant. He is the Program Manager for Cultural Pluralism [...]

Alexei Ratmansky’s Of Love and Rage Co-production Between The National Ballet of Canada and American Ballet Theatre 

By |2020-08-26T19:27:58+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced that Alexei Ratmansky’s new full-length work, Of Love and Rage, will be a co-production between the National Ballet and American Ballet Theatre (ABT). The world premiere will be performed by ABT at Segerstrom [...]

The National Ballet of Canada Tours to London’s Historic Royal Opera House

By |2020-08-26T19:31:39+00:00January 21st, 2020|News|

The Sleeping Beauty July 28 – August 1, 2020 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced the company will tour to the historic Royal Opera House in London, UK for the first time in 41 years. The National Ballet will [...]

National Ballet of Canada Announce The Nutcracker Principal Casting

By |2020-08-27T17:09:43+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|

The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced Koto IshiharaDebuts as the Sugar Plum Fairy     December 3, 2019…Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. This season, First Soloist Koto Ishihara makes her debut as the Sugar Plum Fairy. The holiday favourite [...]

Digital Reach – A New Initiative to Use Technology to Reach New Audiences

By |2020-08-27T17:00:09+00:00October 6th, 2019|News|

Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the launch of Digital Reach, an exciting, multi-organization project to examine how the arts and culture sector can use screen technologies to reach new and existing audiences. #DigitalReach Following the launch of Digital Stage, a project between the National [...]