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Five Things About Orpheus Alive
Here are five things that you need to know about Choreographic Associate Robert Binet’s Orpheus Alive.
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Q and A with Missy Mazzoli on Orpheus Alive
Missy Mazzoli’s new score for Choreographic Associate Robert Binet’s Orpheus Alive is her first work for ballet. She spoke with Susan Walker in Toronto this past spring, as she was finalizing the score.
Making the Unreal, Real and the Dead Alive
When The National Ballet of Canada’s Choreographic Associate, Robert Binet came to Artistic Director Karen Kain five years ago with the idea of making ballet based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, he knew that story was so familiar to audiences that it would allow him the freedom to play with its themes in a contemporary context.
Sonia Rodriguez Celebrates 30 Years
“At this point in my career, I really know myself as an artist and how much more I can do.” Principal Dancer Sonia Rodriguez looks back on her 30 years with The National Ballet of Canada and her anniversary celebration of Giselle on November 8.
Greta Hodgkinson: Courage, Talent, Grace and Hard Work
"Marguerite and Armand encapsulates everything, not only about my career, but why I wanted to be a ballerina.” - Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson reflects on her final year with the National Ballet and her farewell performance in March 2020.