Your Ballet Experience


Welcome to The National Ballet of Canada! Here are some tips to make sure you get the most out of your visit to the ballet in the stunning Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

What to Know

Before You Visit

Enhance your experience by learning about the ballet you are about to see. Explore the production pages on our website for interesting videos, background information and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Video clips are a quick and easy way to get excited for an upcoming performance!

The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts lobby space

Beverages and Snacks

Bars and concessions are located throughout the Four Seasons Centre, serving a variety of beverages and snacks. You can beat the queue and pre-order your intermission refreshments and beverages can be taken into the theatre.

Audience members at the Four Seasons Centre

What to Wear

There is no dress code at the ballet! It can be a great opportunity to get dressed up or wear your favourite, comfy outfit. All looks are welcome.

Photo of the Four Seasons Centre auditorium

During Intermission

Most ballets have at least one intermission and you can enjoy a beverage or quick snack in the spectacular city room or simply enjoy the view and take in the gorgeous Toronto city-scape. You can also visit our wonderful Ballet Boutique in the main lobby for all kinds of ballet-related merchandise.

A Ballet Talk in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre

Enhance Your Ballet Experience

Join us 45 minutes before the performance in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre for Ballet Talks. These intimate and interesting artist conversations give you unique insight on the production you are about to see!

Dancer on cellphone backstage at the Four Seasons Centre

Share Your Experience

We love hearing from you! During intermission and after the performance, let us know about your National Ballet experience by posting to social media and tagging us @nationalballet.

Plan Your Visit

Here is some information about the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, getting to the theatre, parking, purchasing tickets, theatre policies and more.