Repertoire and Touring Under Karen Kain

Repertoire and Touring Under Karen Kain

World Premieres

  • Commissioned and Co-Commissioned Full-Length Ballets (8)

    Swan Lake
    Directed and Staged by Karen Kain after Erik Bruhn, Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa 
    Additional choreography and staging by Christopher Stowell and Robert Binet
    2022
     
    Anna Karenina
    John Neumeier
    2018
     
    Frame by Frame
    Guillaume Côté, Directed by Robert Lepage
    2018
     
    Pinocchio
    Will Tuckett
    2017
     
    Le Petit Prince
    Guillaume Côté
    2016
     
    The Winter’s Tale
    Christopher Wheeldon
    2015
     
    Romeo and Juliet
    Alexei Ratmansky
    2011
     
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    Christopher Wheeldon
    2011
  • Commissioned One-Act Ballets (22)

    Soul*
    Jera Wolfe
    2021
     
    in a state of vanishing*
    Alysa Pires
    2021
     
    Trase Pa*
    Kevin A. Ormsby
    2021
     
    Lulu*
    Guillaume Côté
    2020
     
    In Between*
    Alysa Pires
    2020
     
    Lake Maligne*
    Robert Binet
    2020
     
    Angels' Atlas
    Crystal Pite
    2020
     
    Orpheus Alive
    Robert Binet
    2019
     
    The Sea Above, The Sky Below
    Robert Binet
    2017
     
    Self and Soul
    Robert Binet
    2016
     
    The Dreamers Ever Leave You
    Robert Binet
    2016
     
    Being and Nothingness
    Guillaume Côté
    2015
     
    Watershed
    José Navas
    2013
     
    Unearth
    Robert Binet
    2013
     
    …black night’s bright day…
    James Kudelka
    2013
     
    Pur ti Miro
    Jorma Elo
    2010
     
    Watch her
    Aszure Barton
    2009
     
    IN COLOUR
    Peter Quanz
    2009
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    2009
     
    Dextris
    Sabina Matthews
    2009
     
    Wolf's Court
    Matjash Mrozewski
    2007
     
    C.V.
    Matjash Mrozewski
    2006
     
    *Commissioned Dance Films

Company Premieres

  • Acquired Full-Length Ballets (6)

    A Streetcar Named Desire
    John Neumeier
    2017
     
    Carmen (Two Acts)
    Davide Bombana
    2013
     
    Nijinsky
    John Neumeier
    2013
     
    Hamlet
    Kevin O’Day
    2012
     
    The Seagull
    John Neumeier
    2008
     
    Balanchine’s Don Quixote
    George Balanchine
    2007
  • Acquired One-Act Ballets (35)

    Marguerite and Armand
    Frederick Ashton
    2020
     
    Petite Mort
    Jiří Kylián
    2019
     
    Chaconne
    George Balanchine
    2019
     
    Approximate Sonata 2016
    William Forsythe
    2019
     
    The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
    William Forsythe
    2019
     
    Night
    Julia Adam
    2019
     
    Paz de la Jolla
    Justin Peck
    2018
     
    Tarantella
    George Balanchine
    2017
     
    Genus
    Wayne McGregor
    2017
     
    Cacti
    Alexander Ekman
    2016
     
    Symphony #9
    Alexei Ratmansky
    2015
     
    Piano Concerto #1
    Alexei Ratmansky
    2015
     
    Carousel (A Dance)
    Christopher Wheeldon
    2015
     
    Allegro Brillante
    George Balanchine
    2015
     
    Spectre de la Rose
    Marco Goecke
    2014
     
    Being and Nothingness (Part 1)
    Guillaume Côté
    2013
     
    The Man in Black
    James Kudelka
    2011
     
    Other Dances
    Jerome Robbins
    2011
     
    Russian Seasons
    Alexei Ratmansky
    2011
     
    Chroma
    Wayne McGregor
    2010
     
    A Suite of Dances
    Jerome Robbins
    2010
     
    Carmen
    Davide Bombana
    2009
     
    Skin Divers
    Dominique Dumais
    2009
     
    In the Upper Room
    Twyla Tharp
    2008
     
    Five Brahms Waltzes in the Manner of Isadora Duncan
    Frederick Ashton
    2008
     
    24 Preludes by Chopin
    Marie Chouinard
    2008
     
    Rooster
    Christopher Bruce
    2008
     
    West Side Story Suite
    Jerome Robbins
    2007
     
    In the Night
    Jerome Robbins
    2007
     
    Glass Pieces
    Jerome Robbins
    2007
     
    Polyphonia
    Christopher Wheeldon
    2007
     
    A Footstep of Air
    Eliot Feld
    2007
     
    Petrouchka
    Michel Fokine
    2006
     
    Full Circles
    James Kudelka
    2005
     
    Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
    James Kudelka
    2005

Touring

  • International Tours (23)

    The Sleeping Beauty
    Rudolf Nureyev
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2020
     
    The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
    William Forsythe
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2020
     
    Approximate Sonata 2016
    William Forsythe
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2020
     
    Petite Mort
    Jiří Kylián
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2020
     
    Piano Concerto #1
    Alexei Ratmansky
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2020
     
    Orpheus Alive (Excerpts)
    Robert Binet
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, NY (Works & Process)
    2019
     
    Grey Verses
    Brendan Saye
    Linbury Theatre in the Royal Opera House in London, England (International Draft Works)
    2019
     
    Being & Nothingness
    Guillaume Côté
    Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre in Moscow & Mariinsky II in Saint Petersburg, Russia
    2018
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre in Moscow & Mariinsky II in Saint Petersburg, Russia
    2018
     
    Paz de la Jolla
    Justin Peck
    Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre in Moscow & Mariinsky II in Saint Petersburg, Russia
    2018
     
    The Dreamers Ever Leave You
    Robert Binet
    Großes Haus in Hamburg, Germany
    2018
     
    The Man in Black
    James Kudelka
    Großes Haus in Hamburg, Germany
    2018
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    Großes Haus in Hamburg, Germany
    2018
     
    Nijinsky
    John Neumeier
    War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, CA
    2018
     
    The Dreamers Ever Leave You
    Robert Binet
    The Printworks, Canada Water in London, England
    2017
     
    Nijinsky
    John Neumeier
    Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, France
    2017
     
    The Winter’s Tale
    Christopher Wheeldon
    David H. Koch Theatre in New York City, NY
    2016
     
    The Winter’s Tale
    Christopher Wheeldon
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2016
     
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    Christopher Wheeldon
    David H. Koch Theatre in New York City, NY
    2014
     
    Romeo and Juliet
    Alexei Ratmansky
    The Music Center in Los Angeles, CA
    2014
     
    Giselle
    Peter Wright, after Jean Coralli/Jules Perrot /Marius Petipa
    Saratoga Performing Arts Centre in Saratoga Springs, NY
    2013
     
    The Four Seasons
    James Kudelka
    Saratoga Performing Arts Centre in Saratoga Springs, NY
    2013
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    Saratoga Performing Arts Centre in Saratoga Springs, NY
    2013
     
    Romeo and Juliet
    Alexei Ratmansky
    Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, England
    2013
     
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    Christopher Wheeldon
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2013
     
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    Christopher Wheeldon
    The Music Center in Los Angeles, CA
    2012
     
    Soldiers’ Mass
    Jiří Kylián
    Orange County Performing Arts Centre in Costa Mesa, CA (Fall for Dance)
    2008
     
    Soldiers’ Mass
    Jiří Kylián
    City Center in New York City, NY (Fall for Dance)
    2008
     
    A Delicate Battle
    Matjash Mrozewski
    War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, CA
    2008
     
    Polyphonia
    Christopher Wheeldon
    Cullen Theater in Houston, TX (Dance Salad Festival)
    2008
     
    C.V.
    Matjash Mrozewski
    The Royal Opera House in London, England (ROH2 Celebrations)
    2006
     
    The Four Seasons
    James Kudelka
    Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH
    2006
     
    The Firebird
    James Kudelka
    Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH
    2006
     
    Swan Lake
    James Kudelka
    The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
    2006
  • Canadian Tours (29)

    Romeo and Juliet
    Alexei Ratmansky
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2020
     
    The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
    William Forsythe
    Meridian Hall in Toronto, ON (Fall for Dance North)
    2019
     
    Apollo
    George Balanchine
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2019
     
    The Dream
    Frederick Ashton
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2019
     
    Paz de la Jolla
    Justin Peck
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2019
     
    Paz de la Jolla
    Justin Peck
    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, ON (Fall for Dance North)
    2018
     
    Nijinsky
    John Neumeier
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2018
     
    Dark Angels
    Guillaume Côté
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON (NAC Encount3rs Programme)
    2017
     
    Onegin
    John Cranko
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    J2017
     
    The Dreamers Ever Leave You
    Robert Binet
    Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, ON
    2016
     
    La Sylphide
    Johann Kobborg after August Bournonville
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2016
     
    Chroma
    Wayne McGregor
    Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts in Montréal, QC
    2015
     
    The Second Detail
    William Forsythe
    Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts in Montréal, QC
    2015
     
    Spectre de la Rose
    Marco Goecke
    Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts in Montréal, QC
    2015
     
    No. 24
    Guillaume Côté
    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, ON (Fall for Dance North)
    2015
     
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
    Christopher Wheeldon
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2015
     
    Swan Lake
    James Kudelka
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2014
     
    The Seagull
    John Neumeier
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2012
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    Western Canada Tour: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB
    2011
     
    The Man in Black
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB
    2011
     
    Other Dances
    Jerome Robbins
    Western Canada Tour: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB
    2011
     
    The Second Detail
    William Forsythe
    Western Canada Tour: Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB
    2011
     
    24 Preludes by Chopin
    Marie Chouinard
    Québec Tour: Grand Théâtre in Québec City & Place des Arts in Montréal, QC
    2010
     
    Emergence
    Crystal Pite
    Tour: Grand Théâtre in Québec City & Place des Arts in Montréal, QC
    2010
     
    24 Preludes by Chopin
    Marie Chouinard
    Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC (2010 Cultural Olympiad)
    2010
     
    The Sleeping Beauty
    Rudolf Nureyev, after Marius Petipa, staged by Karen Kain
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2009
     
    Musings
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, BC
    2009
     
    Apollo
    George Balanchine
    Western Canada Tour: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, BC
    2009
     
    Lady of the Camellias Pas de Deux
    Val Caniparoli staged by Evelyn Hart
    Western Canada Tour: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, BC
    2009
     
    The Sleeping Beauty Pas de Deux
    Rudolf Nureyev, after Marius Petipa, staged by Karen Kain
    Western Canada Tour: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, BC
    2009
     
    Watch her (excerpts)
    Aszure Barton
    Dundas Square in Toronto, ON (TIFF Event)
    2009
     
    Romeo and Juliet
    John Cranko
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2009
     
    The Merry Widow
    Ronald Hynd
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2008
     
    Polyphonia
    Christopher Wheeldon
    Western Canada Tour: TCU Place in Saskatoon, SK, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Centre for the Arts in Vancouver, BC
    2007
     
    Giselle
    Peter Wright after Jean Coralli/Jules Perrot /Marius Petipa
    Western Canada Tour: TCU Place in Saskatoon, SK, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB, Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC, Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC, The Centre for the Arts in Vancouver, BC
    2007
     
    A Footstep of Air
    Eliot Feld
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2007
     
    Opus 19/The Dreamer
    Jerome Robbins
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2007
     
    Voluntaries
    Glen Tetley
    National Arts Centre in Ottawa, ON
    2007
     
    There, below
    James Kudelka
    Le Grand Chapiteau in Saint-Sauveur, QC
    2006
     
    Apollo
    George Balanchine
    Le Grand Chapiteau in Saint-Sauveur, QC
    2006
     
    Intermezzo
    Eliot Feld
    Le Grand Chapiteau in Saint-Sauveur, QC
    2006
     
    Swan Lake
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour a: The Centre for the Arts in Vancouver, BC
    2005
     
    Full Circles
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour b: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC & Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC
    2005
     
    Swan Lake Black Swan Pas de Deux
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour b: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC & Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC
    2005
     
    Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour b: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC & Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC
    2005
     
    Swan Lake, Act II
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour b: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC & Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC
    2005
     
    Theme and Variations
    George Balanchine
    Western Canada Tour b: Royal Theatre in Victoria, BC & Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC
    2005
     
    Swan Lake
    James Kudelka
    Western Canada Tour c: Saskatoon Centennial Auditorium in Saskatoon, SK, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, AB,  Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB
    2005
     
    La Sylphide, Act II 
    (excerpts)
    Nikolaj Hübbe, after August Bournonville
    Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, ON (Harbourfront Altamira Summer Arts Presents)
    2005
     
    Full Circles
    James Kudelka
    Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, ON (Harbourfront Altamira Summer Arts Presents)
    2005
     
    Theme and Variations
    George Balanchine
    Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, ON (Harbourfront Altamira Summer Arts Presents)
    2005
     
    Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
    James Kudelka
    Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, ON (Harbourfront Altamira Summer Arts Presents)
    2005