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14 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Guillaume Côté

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards…

05 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Jordana Daumec

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. National Ballet of Canada First Soloist Jordana Daumec is a strong …

29 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Piotr Stanczyk

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Principal Dancer Piotr Stancyzk’s strong features have made him a popular …

18 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Sonia Rodriguez

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. In 28 years with the National Ballet of Canada, Principal Dancer …

10 December 2017

The National Ballet’s Nijinsky: a multi-cast review

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Beginning and ending with the last performance of Vaslav Nijinsky, widely considered one of the greatest dancers of the twentieth century, choreographer John Neumeier’s “biography of the soul” is a …

23 November 2017

The National Ballet’s Winter’s Tale: a multi-cast review

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Featuring vivid characters and a dramatic story of jealousy, love, and redemption, The National Ballet of Canada’s adaptation of The Winter’s Tale is a beautifully choreographed, magical ballet that absolutely …

28 June 2016

Dancing with the Devil at Lilian Baylis Studio

By // Theatre (London)

A mixture of ballet and theatre can be enjoyed at Lilian Baylis Studio until June 29th. Dancing with the Devil tells the story of the famous Russian ballet dancer Rudolf …

09 June 2016

A National Moment: Côté’s Petit Prince

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Somewhere at the intersection of a contemporary art piece and a classical narrative ballet lives the National Ballet of Canada’s new production, the world premiere of the first full-length work …

18 March 2016

MyTheatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Jurgita Dronina

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The National Ballet of Canada’s newest principal dancer is one of those ethereal …

16 March 2016

MyTheatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Robert Stephen

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. National Ballet first soloist Robert Stephen is a beautiful ballet dancer but in …

25 May 2015

An American in Paris

By // Theatre (New York)

The new musical An American in Paris is less a musical than a ballet with a few Gershwin numbers sprinkled about a dance-laden plot. “New” is also a bit of …

21 April 2015

In Reel Life: Ballet 422

By // Cinema

I heard about director Jody Lee Lipes’ Ballet 422 because, during its run at Toronto’s Hot Docs Cinema, it was preceded by a short dance film choreographed by the National Ballet of …

13 April 2015

Spotlight South Africa: The Meal

By // Theatre (Toronto)

A large paper scroll leads us up the stairs to the Berkeley Theatre. On the landing Mamela Nyamza is crouched on the floor, scrawling over and over “I must not …

27 March 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Skylar Campbell (II)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Our reigning Best Ballet Performance winner (for his 2013 turn in Robert …

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