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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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Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 

Karen Kain on Orpheus Alive & Chaconne
Karen Kain shares her thoughts on the world premiere of Orpheus Alive and the company premiere of Chaconne.

 
Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 

Story & Structure: A Dramaturge's Role
Writer Rosamund Small on working with Choreographer Robert Binet and her role in the world premiere of Orpheus Alive.

 

Behind the Scenes

Greta Hodgkinson in Being and Nothingness
 

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.

 
 
 
Greta Hodgkinson in Being and Nothingness
 

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.

 
 
 

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Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 

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.

Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker
 

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.

 

Community Engagement

Greta Hodgkinson in Being and Nothingness
 

CreativAction: An Enduring Gift to Celebrate an Enduring Talent
To mark its half-century long relationship with Artistic Director Karen Kain, The National Ballet of Canada has created a new programme that is certain to enrich the future of both the National Ballet as well as Canada’s dance community.

 

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