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20 Questions with Shené Lazarus
July 2, 2020

Meet Shené Lazarus, a Corps de Ballet member with The National Ballet of Canada since 2019. In our latest Q&A, she shares her love for food (and her new baking Instagram), her pre-performance rituals and why she loves The Nutcracker.

 

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The Equity Project

The National Ballet of Canada has been a participant in The Equity Project: Increasing the Presence of Blacks in Ballet since 2018, a project that brings together a cohort of Artistic and Executive leaders from 21 North American large budget, professional ballet organizations with the purpose of increasing the presence of Blacks in ballet in all areas of the industry.

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Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 
2020/21 Season Promotions Announced
June 25, 2020
As the 2019/20 season comes to a close, The National Ballet of Canada gathered donors, artists, orchestra members and staff together virtually to celebrate the extraordinary work of the season. Although COVID-19 cut the season short, there was still much to applaud. One of the highlights of the event was the announcement of dancer promotions for the coming season and award winners. Find out who is promoted next season.
 
Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 
Aurora's Gifts
May 29, 2020
Rudolf Nureyev's
The Sleeping Beauty features a host of fairies who bestow gifts of character on Princess Aurora. Find out what the gifts entail and the fairies who bring them. 
 
Rebekah Rimsay. Photo by Karolina Kuras
 

20 Questions With Ben Rudisin
May 28, 2020
Learn 20 things you may not have known about First Soloist Ben Rudisin such as the bad habit he’s trying to break and the biggest risk he’s taken.

 
Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 
Zooming Into Company Class
May 21, 2020
Company Class is a dancer’s daily ritual. Now, with the entire organization working from home, The National Ballet of Canada has moved Company Class online. A dancer, teacher, Pianist and Stage Manager share how with the help of Zoom, the National Ballet is recreating this daily practice from home.
 
Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 
Angels' Atlas Returns
May 19, 2020
Crystal Pite’s profoundly moving work,
Angels' Atlas, will mark the National Ballet’s return to the stage in November 2020. Read her thoughts about what inspired her to create the work.
 

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