Each week, The National Ballet of Canada will go LIVE on Instagram or Facebook. Follow us @nationalballet. Events include dance or workout classes led by National Ballet dancers and artists, Q&As where you can find out more about them and the company or even a baking class where you can add some new recipes to your repertoire. Check out this week's LIVE as well as past classes. 

This Week's LIVE

Friday, September 18 at 1:00 pm ET
Sharing the Stageon Instagram

Beginner Hip Hop class with Shavar Blackwood

 
 

Sharing the Stage

The National Ballet of Canada is excited to be connecting with our colleagues in the Toronto dance community. We will be inviting artists we have worked with through CreativAction, In Studio and our community engagement programmes to dance with us on our digital stage. Take the class, alongside a National Ballet dancer, and learn some new moves together. Past classes are available below and on IGTV.

 

Chinese Folk Dance with Artistic Director of Little Pear Garden Dance Company Emily Cheung and dancers Jiapei Ma and Sebastian Bash Hirtenstein with Corps de Ballet member Tirion Law.

Learn the “Jarabe Tapatio”, also known as the Mexican Hat Dance with Artistic Director of Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico Jezreel Vazquez and dancers Martin Velazquez, Emilia Avila and Corps de Ballet member Antonella Martinelli

Mood-boosting dance class with Artistic Director of Rock Bottom Movement Alyssa Martin and Corps de Ballet member Selene Guerrero-Trujillo
 

Dance With Us

Take a class led by National Ballet dancers on Instagram @nationalballet. Past classes are avalible in the links below and on IGTV
 
Advanced Ballet with Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina

Ballet for All Levels with First Soloist Chelsy Meiss

 

Ask Us Anything

Have a question that you always wanted to ask us? Now’s your chance. Our dancers lead Q&A's and Barre-Side Chats on Instagram IGTV @nationalballet. Past Q&A's and Barre Side Chats are avaliable in the links below and on IGTV

Barre Side Chat with Principal Dancer Skylar Campbell and Company Athletic Therapist Paul Papoutsakis
Ballet Side Chat with Principal Dancer Jillian Vanstone and Corps de Ballet Member Hannah Galway
Barre Side Chat with Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson and Principal Character Artist Etienne Lavigne with Colin Mochrie and Deb McGrath

Creating in the Kitchen

Head to your kitchen and get creative with the National Ballet dancers on Instagram @nationalballet. Past videos and recipes are available below.
 
Waltz of the Flourless Chocolate Cake with Principal Dancer Brendan Saye and First Soloist Donald Thom