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Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden in Swan Lake / Photo by David Cooper
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Somber Classic Gives National Ballet Stars Time to Shine

By Annick MacAskill

The National Ballet of Canada explores the dark side of love in a regal production of choreographer James Kudelka’s Swan Lake, which opened at the Four Seasons Centre Thursday night.

Artists of The National Ballet of Canada in Swan Lake / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

A Triumphant Opening

By Rya Marrelli

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts came alive at the triumphant opening night of The National Ballet of Canada’s Swan Lake on June 15.

Jillian Vanstone and Guillaume Côté in A Streetcar Named Desire / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

The Demise of Desire

By Annick MacAskill

The National Ballet of Canada’s premiere of choreographer John Neumeier’s A Streetcar Named Desire is an aesthetic triumph and a thought-provoking comment on the destructive nature of repressed sexuality and violence.

Sonia Rodriguez in A Streetcar Named Desire / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

A Haunting Ballet That Does Not Leave the Mind

By Victoria Ellingham

As the audience filtered in to take their seats at the Four Seasons Centre on the evening of June 3rd, they were met with the sight of a lone chair, haphazardly left on its side in the middle of stage.

 

End of Season Awards

A roundup of recent award nominees and recipients.

Svetlana Lunkina in Wayne McGregor’s Genus / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance 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.

Evan McKie and Tanya Howard in Wayne McGregor’s Genus / Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic
 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Truly Mixed: Genus, Tarantella, Self and Soul and The Concert

By Valeria Nunziato

Four disparate works, precisely crafted by four distinguished artists, make one inspiring collection of dance for The National Ballet of Canada’s mixed program.

Penelope Reed Doob / Photo courtesy of Dance Collection Danse
 

Remembering Penelope Reed Doob

Penelope Reed Doob, an influential dance scholar, historian and critic, died March 11, 2017, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

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The National Ballet of Canada

Romeo and Juliet

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 25-5 décembre 2015
Ballet

The National Ballet of Canada

The Winter's Tale

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 14-22 novembre 2015
Ballet

Amy Bowring

Grassroots Archiving Workshop

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
May 27 mai 2013
9:00 | 9:00
Various

YOU Dance

YOU Dance: Mixed Program

Performance | Spectacle

Parry Sound ON
April 13 avril 2011
Ballet

YOU Dance

YOU Dance: Mixed Program

Performance | Spectacle

Thunder Bay ON
March 30 mars 2011
Ballet

 
The National Ballet of Canada

The Nutcracker

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 10, 2011-3 janvier 2012
Various dates and times
Ballet

 
The National Ballet of Canada

Romeo and Juliet

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 16-27 novembre 2011
Tues-Sat | mardi-samedi
Ballet

The National Ballet of Canada

MAD HOT Wonderland

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 21 juin 2011
Ballet

The National Ballet of Canada

YOU Dance

Performance | Spectacle

Sudbury ON
October 5 octobre 2010
Ballet

Aleksandar Antonijevic

HUMAN or DANCER

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 30-7 octobre 2010
Exhibit

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