Artistic Director Karen Kain celebrates her 50th anniversary with The National Ballet of Canada.See Career Timeline
Karen Kain’s 50th Anniversary
New Swan Lake directed and staged by Karen Kain. Three world premieres. Three company premieres. Great classics Giselle and Romeo and Juliet.Subscription Options
Come down the rabbit hole! Christopher Wheeldon’s spectacular production returns.
March 7 – 17, 2019
Balanchine’s neo-classical masterpiece is onstage with Paquita, Night and The Sea Above, The Sky Below.
March 1 – 3 & 20 – 21
See the ballet stars of tomorrow in one thrilling evening! The Thirteenth Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize is onstage Saturday, March 23.More Information
New initiative to develop Canadian choreographic talent and support the dance community.Learn More
June 12, 2019
Our signature fundraising gala event returnsOne Night Only
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Hannah Fischer in Swan Lake. Photo by Karolina Kuras. / Karen Kain. Photo by Karolina Kuras / Guillaume Côté and Elena Lobsanova in Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Bruce Zinger. / Skylar Campbell in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Photo by Karolina Kuras. / Guillaume Côté, Xiao Nan Yu and Artists of the Ballet in Apollo. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann. / Eric Bruhn / Kota Sato. Photo by Elias Djemil-Matassov. / Xiao Nan Yu. Photo by Karolina Kuras. / Heather Ogden. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.