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The 2014 gala performance features world premieres by Choreographics Associates Robert Binet and Guillaume Côté as part of a selection of mesmerizing works that showcase the extraordinary talents of The National Ballet of Canada.

Hosted by Karen Kain, Artistic Director
Conducted by David Briskin, Music Director and Principal Conductor
The performance of The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra is generously sponsored by Joan & Jerry Lozinski

Being and Nothingness (Part 1)

Choreography: Guillaume Côté
Music: Philip Glass, Metamorphosis Four
© 1988 Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc. Used by Permission.

Pianist: Edward Connell
Lighting Design: Jeff Logue based on original concepts by James F. Ingalls
Costume Design: pretty, fancy by Krista Dowson

Greta Hodgkinson

World Premiere: Festival Ballet Providence, Providence Rhode Island, October 3, 2013
The National Ballet of Canada Premiere: Toronto, November 22, 2013
Being and Nothingness (Part 1) is generously supported by an anonymous friend of the National Ballet and The Producers' Circle.

World Premiere: Dance Me To The End Of Love

Choreography: Guillaume Côté
Music: Dance Me To The End Of Love
Performed by: Leonard Cohen
Courtesy of: Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.
Lighting Design: Jeff Logue
Costume Design: pretty, fancy by Krista Dowson

Dylan Tedaldi

This performance of Dance Me To The End Of Love is generously sponsored by Holt Renfrew.

World Premiere: Tonight Will Be Fine

Choreography: Guillaume Côté
Music: Tonight Will Be Fine
Performed by: Leonard Cohen
Courtesy of: Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.
Lighting Design: Jeff Logue
Costume Design: pretty, fancy by Krista Dowson

Kathryn Hosier and Felix Paquet

This performance of Tonight Will Be Fine is generously sponsored by Lafarge Canada Inc.
Kathryn Hosier is sponsored through Dancers First by Donna Meyers & Doug Richmond.

Body of Work

Choreography: Guillaume Côté
Music: Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 - II, Allegretto
Lighting Design: Jeff Logue
Costume Design: pretty, fancy by Krista Dowson

Guillaume Côté

Guillaume Côté is sponsored through Dancers First by Emmanuelle Gattuso and Allan Slaight.

World Premiere:
Commissioned by the National Arts Centre
Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Gala
The National Arts Centre, Ottawa, May 10, 2014.
The National Ballet of Canada Premiere: Toronto, June 11, 2014.

World Premiere: These Worlds In Us

Choreography: Robert Binet
Music: Missy Mazzoli, These Worlds In Us
By arrangement with G. Schirmer, INC. publisher and copyright owner.

Lighting Design: Jeff Logue
Costume Design: National Ballet Wardrobe Department

Jillian Vanstone and Skylar Campbell
Keiichi Hirano, Rui Huang, Jenna Savella, Robert Stephen


This performance of These Worlds In Us is generously sponsored by Lucille Joseph & Urban Joseph, O.C.

Keiichi Hirano is sponsored through Dancers First by Patricia Younger.
Robert Stephen is sponsored through Dancers First by Mr. Thor Eaton & The Honourable Nicole Eaton, Senator.
Jenna Savella is sponsored through Dancers First by an anonymous donor.
This performance of These Worlds In Us generously sponsored by Lafarge Canada Inc.

Act II Pas de Deux from Cinderella

Choreography: James Kudelka, O.C.
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Set and Costume Design: David Boechler
Lighting Design: Christopher Dennis

Cinderella: Sonia Rodriguez
Her Prince Charming: Guillaume Côté

World Premiere: The National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, May 8, 2004
Cinderella is a gift from The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada.