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Romeo and Juliet

Veronica's shoes

Pointe shoes worn by Veronica Tennant in her final performance of Romeo and Juliet (February 12, 1989). Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.

After 25 years with the company, Principal Dancer Veronica Tennant danced her farewell performance with the National Ballet as Juliet on February 12, 1989. Ms. Tennant has gone on to achieve international acclaim for her documentary films on The National Ballet of Canada. 

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Top image credit: The National Ballet of Canada tutus on display. Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.