Patrons' Council Events

In gratitude for your generosity and commitment, we are proud to invite you behind the scenes to engage more deeply and to connect with our artists and fellow Patrons’ Council members.

Upcoming Events – Fall 2023

Rehearsal Onegin

Artists of the Ballet in rehearsal for Onegin. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Rehearsal Livestream: Onegin

Thursday, October 12, 3:00 pm
Digital Livestream

Tune-in from home to watch the dancers as they prepare for Onegin, live from the Prima Studio at the Walter Carsen Centre.

Please RSVP by October 10.

YOU dance

YOU dance Performance. Photo by Bruce Zinger.

YOU dance Performance

Friday, October 13, 7:00 pm
Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

Enjoy an hour-long performance by The National Ballet of Canada's RBC Apprentices. The Apprentices will dance works from the National Ballet's repertoire as well as pieces created specifically for YOU dance, our flagship education and community engagement programme. This is a great event for families and a perfect opportunity to see the talent of tomorrow.

Please RSVP by October 10.


Hope Muir

Hope Muir. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Dinner with Hope Muir

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 pm
The University Club of Toronto

Join fellow Patrons' Council members for dinner with Artistic Director Hope Muir and get valuable insights into the 2023/24 season.

Please RSVP by October 11.


Annual General Meeting

Barry Hughson, Hope Muir and David Briskin at the 2021/22 AGM. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 pm
The Walter Carsen Centre

RSVP information to come closer to the date.

Working Rehearsal

Heather Ogden and Ben Rudisin in Rehearsal for Emma Bovary. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Patrons’ Council Working Rehearsal

Thursday, October 26
Walter Carsen Centre
4:00 pm – Arrival & Reception
5:00 pm – Rehearsal viewing

Join us for a casual reception before heading into our Prima Studio to watch the dancers prepare for our November season.

Please RSVP by October 19.


Rehearsal Livestream Onegin

Guillaume Côté in Onegin. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Dress Rehearsal: Onegin

Tuesday, November 21, 8:00 pm
Four Seasons Centre

See the final rehearsal for Onegin as the dancers, orchestra and the stage crew come together one more time before opening night.

Please RSVP by November 14.


Nutcracker 2

Siphesile November and Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Dress Rehearsal: The Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 6, 7:00 pm
Four Seasons Centre

Join us to watch the dancers put the finishing touches on this annual holiday tradition. Great for children and adults alike.

Please RSVP by November 29.

Note: Rehearsals subject to artist availability. All events and dates are subject to change. Additional details will be provided closer to event dates.

Patrons' Council events for Winter and Spring 2024 will be announced later in the Fall.