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Ten exciting performances and initiatives you can support in 2018. Buy a ticket, make a donation or invite a friend.
Tour to Ottawa
For its annual appearance in the nation’s capital, the National Ballet returns to the National Arts Centre with three performances of Nijinsky, a ballet by John Neumeier, January 25 – 27.
See Nijinsky in Ottawa
Made in Canada
The Winter Season opens with a triple bill of ballets by some of the finest Canadian choreographers at work today: The Dreamers Ever Leave You by Robert Binet, The Four Seasons by James Kudelka and Emergence by Crystal Pite, February 28 – March 4.
See Made in Canada
The Sleeping Beauty
"A grand jewel in the The National Ballet of Canada's repertoire", The Sleeping Beauty by Rudolf Nureyev delights with classical virtuosity and dramatic flair, March 8 – 18.
Join us for The Sleeping Beauty
National YOU dance Livestream
The National Ballet livestreams a YOU dance performance to classrooms coast to coast, with a goal of reaching 20,000 students, April 25.
Learn more about the Livestream
YOU dance Regent Park Residency
The National Ballet’s third Residency in Toronto’s Regent Park seeks to engage 1,200 students through movement workshops, creative workshops and performances, May 14 – 18.
Learn more about the Regent Park Residency
World Premiere: Frame by Frame
The National Ballet unveils Frame by Frame, “an homage from the digital age to Norman McLaren, to the analog world”, says Robert Lepage about his collaboration with Guillaume Côté based on the life and work of the ground-breaking animator, June 1 – 10.
See one of 11 performances
Company Premiere: Paz de la Jolla
The National Ballet performs Paz de la Jolla by Justin Peck, New York City Ballet's Resident Choreographer and dancer, along with The Man in Black by James Kudelka and Cacti by Alexander Ekman, 6 performances, June 16 – 22.
See Paz de la Jolla
MAD HOT BALLET
The National Ballet’s annual fundraising gala returns for a celebration of the best in dance, with a goal of raising $1.3 million, June 13.
Save the date for this one night only event!
10 Things Donors Supported in 2017