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A New Swan Lake
by Susan Walker
The 2019/20 season of The National Ballet of Canada will be something special. Artistic Director Karen Kain is celebrating a remarkable 50 years with the National Ballet.
A “True Homecoming” for Julia Adam
This winter, The National Ballet of Canada presents a selection of short works by new and established choreographers, including the company premiere of Night by Canadian Julia Adam.
Wheeldon on Wonderland
Christopher Wheeldon: What I’ve learnt from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is that if you’re telling a story, the story comes first: your job as a choreographer is of course always to communicate through movement.
Behind the Scenes
Keeping Performance Ready
Paul Papoutsakis, Company Athletic Therapist and Ginette Hamel, Company Physiotherapist, on how to keep National Ballet artist performance ready and in top physical shape.
Performing as Alice is a challenge, demanding perfect technique, acting chops and a huge amount of stamina. Jillian Vanstone on why the role has a special place in her heart.
CreativAction: An Enduring Gift to Celebrate an Enduring Talent
The National Ballet has created a new programme that not only honours the creative partnership between Karen Kain and the company, but one that is certain to enrich the future of both the National Ballet as well as Canada’s dance community.