Repertoire 1990 - 1999

The following represents a complete list of the works in The National Ballet of Canada’s repertoire from its inception to the present. While many of these ballets have been performed across many different seasons, the list below references only their premiere dates.

YearPremiere DateBalletMusicChoreographerDesignerLighting Designer
1990/911990/8/9Troy Game Bob Downes Robert NorthPeter Farmer Stephen Allen
1990/911990/9/21Concerto for Flute and Harp Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart John Cranko  Stephen Allen
1990/911990/11/14The Leaves Are Fading Antonin Dvorák Antony Tudor, staged by Airi Hynninen Set: Ming Cho Lee
Costume: Patricia Zipprodt 
Jennifer Tipton 
1990/911991/2/20the second detail Thom Willems William Forsythe William ForsytheIssey Miyake William Forsythe 
1990/911991/2/27PaquitaLudwig Minkus, arranged by John Lanchbery Natalia Makarova, after Marius Petipa José Varona Robert Thomson 
1990/911991/5/1Time Out With Lola Morton Subotnick John Alleyne Kim Nielsen Ken Alexander 
1991/921991/8/20Musings Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart James Kudelka Astrid Janson Stephen Allen
1991/921991/10/24Café Dances AssortedChristopher HouseDenis JoffreStephen Allen
1991/921991/11/13Interrogating SlamMorton Subotnick John Alleyne Set: John Alleyne
Costume: Kim Nielsen 
Ken Alexander 
1991/921992/2/13The Taming of the Shrew  Domenico Scarlatti, arranged by Kurt-Heinz Stolz John Cranko Susan Benson Robert Thomson 
1991/921992/5/6The Rite of SpringIgor Stravinsky Glen Tetley Nadine BaylisTimothy Hunter 
1992/931992/8/25Les Sylphides (Revival) Frédéric Chopin, orchestration by Roy Douglas Michel Fokine, produced by Celia Franca/ Erik Bruhn Peter Farmer Thomas Saunders
1992/931993/2/17Divertimento No. 15Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart George Balanchine Costume: Karinska Robert Thomson 
1992/931993/2/24Now and ThenMaurice Ravel John Neumeier Zack Brown Joan Sullivan 
1992/931993/4/7The Strangeness of a Kiss Arne Eigenfeldt Serge Bennathan Nancy Bryant Stephen Allen
1992/931993/5/5The Miraculous Mandarin Béla Bartók James Kudelka John Pennoyer Robert Thomson 
1993/941993/11/10Herman Schmerman Thom WillemsWilliam Forsythe, staged by Jean-Pierre FrohlichGianni Versace/ William Forsythe/ Mark Stanley William Forsythe/ Mark Stanley 
1993/941993/11/17La SylphideHerman Løvenskjøld, with additional music by George Crum Erik Bruhn, after August Bournonville Desmond Heeley Robert Thomson 
1993/941994/2/16The ActressFrédéric Chopin James Kudelka Santo LoquastoJennifer Tipton 
1993/941994/3/24Frames of MindPeter Scherer/ Arto LindsayJean Grand Maître  Ian Arnold
1993/941994/5/4OracleCarl VineGlen Tetley Nadine Baylis John B. Read 
1994/951994/10/22Gluck Pas de DeuxChristopher GluckJames Kudelka Santo LoquastoIan Arnold
1994/951994/11/2Spring AwakeningMichael J. Baker James Kudelka Santo LoquastoRobert Thomson 
1994/951994/11/2The ConcertFrédéric Chopin, orchestrated by Hershey KayJerome Robbins Set: Saul Steinberg
Costume: Irene Sharaff 
Jennifer Tipton 
1994/951995/2/8Romeo and Juliet Sergei Prokofiev John Cranko Susan Benson Robert Thomson 
1994/951995/2/15Soldiers' MassBohuslav MartinůJiří Kylián Jiří Kylián Joop Caboort
1994/951995/3/3Three French WordsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart Matjash Mrozewski Costume: Caroline O'Brien Ian Arnold 
1994/951995/5/3Monotones IErik SatieSir Frederick Ashton Sir Frederick Ashton John B. Read 
1994/951995/5/3A Month in the CountryFrédéric Chopin, orchestration by John Lanchbery Sir Frederick Ashton Julia Trevelyan Oman John B. Read 
1994/951995/5/11Cinderella Sergei Prokofiev Ben Stevenson David Walker Tony Tucci 
1995/961995/8/9The PompadourDavid Motion/ Sally PotterMatjash Mrozewski   
1995/961995/8/9Holberg Pas de DeuxEdvard GriegJohn Cranko   
1995/961995/11/1Tchaikovsky Pas de DeuxPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky George Balanchine Costume: Karinska Robert Thomson 
1995/961995/11/1Company BSongs Sung by The Andrews SistersPaul Taylor Santo LoquastoJennifer Tipton 
1995/961995/11/1EchoSteve Reich Eliot Feld Willa Kim Allen Lee Hughes
1995/961995/12/21The Nutcracker Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky James Kudelka Santo LoquastoJennifer Tipton 
1995/961996/5/2ManonJules Massenet, orchestrated by Leighton Lucas with the collaboration of Hilda GauntSir Kenneth MacMillan Peter Farmer Robert Thomson 
1995/961996/5/8Symphonic VariationsCésar Franck Sir Frederick Ashton Sophie Fedorovitch Robert Thomson 
1996/971996/11/20Cruel World Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky James Kudelka Costume: TRAC Costume: Carmen Alie/ Denis LavoieScott Zielinski 
1996/971997/2/12The Four Seasons Antonio Vivaldi James Kudelka Costume: TRAC Costume: Carmen Alie/ Denis LavoieDavid A. Finn 
1996/971997/2/12The FallArne Eigenfeldt Serge Bennathan Nancy Bryant Ken Alexander 
1996/971997/2/12Tides of MindHenryk Gorecki Dominique Dumais Dominique Dumais/ Angela AranaIan Arnold 
1996/971997/4/30Tales of the Arabian Nights: The Story of AbdallahHolger Simon PaulliAugust Bournonville, revived by Toni Lander/ Bruce Marks Jens-Jacob WorsaaeCraig Miller 
1997/981997/11/12Terra FirmaMichael Torke James Kudelka Costume: TRAC Costume: Carmen Alie/ Denis LavoieDavid A. Finn 
1997/981998/2/18MozartianaPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky George Balanchine Scenery: Jens Jacob Worsaae
Costume: Rouben Ter-Arutunian 
Robert Thomson 
1997/981998/2/18EpisodesAnton Webern/ Johann Sebastian Bach George Balanchine  Robert Thomson 
1997/981998/2/18Theme and Variations Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky George Balanchine Santo Loquasto Robert Thomson 
1997/981998/4/14DésirSergei Prokofiev James Kudelka Costume: Marjory FieldingRobert Thomson 
1997/981998/5/6the weight of absenceEric CadeskyDominique Dumais Costume: Caroline O'Brien Bonnie Beecher 
1998/991999/2/18Apollo Igor Stravinsky George Balanchine  Robert Thomson 
1998/991999/2/18SeptetIgor Stravinsky John Alleyne Kim Nielsen Gerald King 
1998/991999/2/18The Fairy's KissIgor Stravinsky James Kudelka Nadine BaylisDavid A. Finn 
1998/991999/5/5Swan Lake Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky James Kudelka Santo Loquasto Robert Thomson 
1999/20001999/11/20one hundred words for snowAlexina Louie Dominique Dumais Vandal Costumes Bonnie Beecher 
1999/20001999/11/20A Disembodied Voice John Oswald James Kudelka Attila Richard Lukacs Christopher Dennis 
1999/20002000/2/11Jewels

Emeralds: Gabriel Fauré
Rubies: Igor Stravinsky
Diamonds: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 

George Balanchine Costume: Karinska Robert Thomson