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Reflections from Karen Kain

As The National Ballet of Canada prepares for their international tour, Karen Kain reflects on her twelfth year as artistic director.

Mix Mix Dance Collective / Photo by Sam So
 
Gauthier Dance, Mix Mix Dance Collective, Dong Mei Dance, Zata Omm Dance Projects, Robert Binet, BJM Danse (Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal), Michaela Hinds, Guangzhou Ballet, Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie

Fall For Dance North

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
October 4-6 octobre 2017
Contemporary, Various

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.

Robert Binet and Karen Kain during a performance of The Dreamers Ever Leave You by Binet : Photo by Karolina Kuras
 

Winter Awards and News 2017

Holly Bright of Crimson Coast Dance Society was awarded one of two 2017 John Hobday Awards in Arts Management, Salomé Nieto won the 2017 VIDF Choreographic Award, Karen Kain, artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada (NBoC) has chosen to mentor Robert Binet, a choreographic associate of NBoC, as part of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Mentorship Program, Meredith Kalaman and Arash Khakpour received Dance Victoria’s Chrystal Dance Prize for Independent Dance Artsis, Katherine Semchuk won the New Work Award from Good Women Dance Collective. In other news, Ballet BC announced the appointment of John Clark as the company’s new Executive Director.

 
Emerging Dance Critics Programme

Promise for the Future

By David Rudin

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

 
The National Ballet of Canada, Robert Binet

The Dreamers Ever Leave You

Performance | Spectacle

ON
August 31-10 septembre 2016
Contemporary

Unearth

Choreographer Robert Binet on his new work for The National Ballet of Canada’s mixed program Innovation.

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