Kymberley Feltham

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Dancer/Choreographer Aria Evans’ versatility as a multi-modal collaborator is on full display in Finding Wolastoq Voice. Having built her career amplifying underrepresented voices and telling marginalized stories, this evocative work, created in collaboration with Playwright/Composer Samaqani […]

  Mary-Margaret Scrimger

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards…

  Kelly Bedard

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

  Chelsea Dinsmore

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 technician and a subtle, affecting actress. She has charmed audiences with her performances in featured roles that include Young Shepherdess in The Winter’s Tale and […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The great Lita Brillman and I covered So You Think You Can Dance for the RHAP network last summer. We avidly watched every episode and podcasted for hours about the new all-star coaches format and the […]

  Chelsea Dinsmore

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 casting choice for some of the National Ballet of Canada’s darker roles, including Stanley (in A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eugene Onegin, but it’s his strong […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Kay Brattan has worked as a stage manager, writer, and, since Lysistrata, a director. St. Stella is an established member the Toronto burlesque scene. Together they combined their talents and inspiration to bring us an adaptation of […]

  Chelsea Dinsmore

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 Sonia Rodriguez has left lasting impressions on audiences and showcased her versatility through roles  that range from the titular Sleeping Beauty to contemporary works like Wayne McGregor’s Chroma. A […]

  Kymberley Feltham

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Adjusted Surrender was the penultimate performance in ProArteDanza’s 2017 season, a masterful offering from choreographer Kevin O’Day, who trained at the Joffrey School of Ballet and has subsequently produced over 60 ballets, many for highly acclaimed […]

  Mary-Margaret Scrimger

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

  Mary-Margaret Scrimger

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

  Kymberley Feltham

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Adjusted Surrender was a part of the ProArteDanza’s 2017 season, a masterful offering from seasoned dancers Johanna Bergfelt and Robert Glumbek. Johanna has been a veteran of the Toronto dance scene since 2000 when she arrived […]

  Kymberley Feltham

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Yvonne Ng is a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer interested in how we find and give purpose throughout our lives. Nominated for Outstanding Solo Performance for her compelling and visually evocative tiger princess dance projects piece In Search of the […]

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 presences that makes little girls dream of being a ballerina. As Hermione in Christopher Wheeldon’s new version of The Winter’s Tale, Jurgita delivered an Outstanding […]

  Kelly Bedard

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 Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland he played the Mad Hatter and what’s more mad than tap dancing in the middle of a ballet? His […]

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 Binet’s Unearth), National Ballet second soloist Skylar Campbell is nominated again this year for what is likely to become known as his signature role- that […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Jillian Vanstone has only been a Principal Dancer with the National Ballet of Canada for four years but in that time she’s delivered countless memorable performances from her signature role as Alice (the one who has Adventures […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the longest tenured ballet dancers in the country, Principal Dancer Greta Hodgkinson is a pillar of the National Ballet of Canada. She’s danced nearly every great leading role in the canon and has been nominated […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. In 17 years with the National Ballet of Canada, first soloist Tanya Howard has established herself as a powerful and graceful technician. As an Ugly Stepsister in James Kudelka’s Cinderella, she proved that she’s also a fantastic […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. We were supposed to interview the National Ballet’s newest principal dancer about his signature role, the tragic and proud title character in John Cranko’s glorious Onegin. But the incredibly personable McGee isn’t fond of talking about himself […]

  Nick Christophers

As many of us know the origin of theatre was in ancient Greece and since then it has evolved more than even the forefathers thought it would. One pure example is the dance company Echodrama based in Athens. The company takes their audience on a musical trip that covers many cultural nuances. Their performances are […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of The National Ballet of Canada’s fast-rising stars, second soloist Brendan Saye is one of the most uniquely beautiful dancers on the Four Seasons Centre stage. Taller than most of the other dancers in the company, […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Choreographer Robert Binet was only 22 years old when his original ballet Unearth premiered in The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013 Innovation showcase alongside works from some of the most famous ballet names in the country (James […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My TV Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the most consistently inventive and diverse choreographers on FOX’s dance showcase, choosing which of Christopher Scott’s pieces to nominate was like choosing a favourite Lil’C bon mot (meaning, next to impossible). In the end we […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My TV Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Tristan MacManus is the best looking male pro in Dancing with the Stars‘ lineup of incredibly good looking pros (and has a dreamy Irish accent), but that’s not why we like him. He’s a world-class ballroom dancer […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My TV Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. On December 10, two of America’s favourite dancers got married at a vineyard owned by reality TV poohbah Nigel Lythgoe (the executive producer of the show that brought them together). Over ten years of So You Think […]