Tanya Howard and Artists of the Ballet in <em>Emergence</em>. Photo Credits

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Mission Statement

  • To perform the masterworks of classical and contemporary ballet for a wide public in Canada and abroad.
  • To exemplify artistic excellence to the highest international standard, by attracting, nurturing and developing the artistry and talent of the best dancers and musicians.
  • To create an environment within which artists and staff realize the fullest extent of their talents.
  • To delight and challenge our audiences and motivate their deep loyalty and lifelong generosity.

Our vision:

  • We strive to be a national symbol of Canada’s rich cultural heritage and to be recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading ballet companies.
  • We aspire to become known as an exacting and supportive place for all artists and staff, encouraging a culture of performance excellence and creativity at all levels.

Our values:

  • We are committed to a culture of support and mutual respect for our co-workers, volunteers and suppliers, and for our audience, donors and sponsors.
  • We recognize that these relationships are absolutely vital to the success of The National Ballet of Canada.