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Receptionist Seta Nigoghossian Retires After 41 Years

January 31, 2019

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that after 41 years of service, Receptionist Seta Nigoghossian retires from the company. Ms. Nigoghossian’s final day at the National Ballet will be February 1, 2019.

Ms. Nigoghossian joined the National Ballet in 1978 under Artistic Director Alexander Grant and has since worked with every Artistic Director to Ms. Kain. With her deep love of the art form, dedication to the company and unwavering warmth, Ms. Nigoghossian has been a devoted advocate for the National Ballet over the past 41 years.

Beloved by the entire company, Seta has been the friendly face and voice to greet dancers, artists, staff and visitors for the past 41 years. We will miss her warm presence, generosity of spirit and support. We wish her all the best,” said Ms. Kain.


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The National Ballet of Canada gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Ontario Arts Council; the City of Toronto through the Economic Development & Culture Department; the Government of Canada – Department of Canadian Heritage, through the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism; and the Government of Ontario through The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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