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Made In Canada Festival Unveils 2019 Line-Up Photo Made In Canada Festival Unveils 2019 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

dance: made in canada / fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac) proudly unveils a diverse program featuring the country's most sought-after dancers and choreographers for its milestone fifth biennial edition on stage from August 14-18, 2019, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. Living legend and 2019 Dance Ha...
Luminato And Lua Shayenne Dance Company Present KIRA, THE PATH Photo Luminato And Lua Shayenne Dance Company Present KIRA, THE PATH
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2019

KIRA celebrates humanity as one village, and its sacred bond to Mother Nature in this evocative work of dance, live percussion and chants by renowned Guinean artist Fara Tolno. Produced and commissioned by Lua Shayenne (Shayenne Productions) and co-presented with Lua Shayenne Dance Company, with cho...
Eifman Ballet Pays Tribute To Russian Icon In Canadian Premiere Of Tchaikovsky: PRO E Photo Eifman Ballet Pays Tribute To Russian Icon In Canadian Premiere Of Tchaikovsky: PRO Et CONTRA
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2019

Show One Productions and TO Live proudly present Russia's premier contemporary ballet company Eifman Ballet in Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA, on stage for three performances only, May 9 11, 2019, at The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. This heart-rending choreographic love letter to the illustrious...
Photo Flash: Northern Ballet Victoria Presents New Work Photo Photo Flash: Northern Ballet Victoria Presents New Work
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2019

Queen Victoria's irrepressible love for Albert sparked a royal dynasty, but his untimely death brought the world's most powerful woman to her knees with grief.Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss...
Repertoire Announced For The International Competition For The Erik Bruhn Prize Photo Repertoire Announced For The International Competition For The Erik Bruhn Prize
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2019

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the repertoire for The International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize which will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. #BruhnPrize...
New York and Toronto Join Forces for Unconventional Dance Performance POSSIBILITIES O Photo New York and Toronto Join Forces for Unconventional Dance Performance POSSIBILITIES OF DIALOGUE
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2019

Co-created and performed by Toronto-based dance artist David Norsworthy and NYC-based dance artist Marielis Garcia, Possibilities of Dialogue is an exchange of energy and awareness through contemporary dance and a collaborative creative process with audience members. As part of North York Arts' Evol...
Toronto To Host One Of The World's Most Prestigious Dance Events Photo Toronto To Host One Of The World's Most Prestigious Dance Events
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2019

Karen Kain to become the first Canadian to be honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award, celebrating her 50 years with The National Ballet of Canada...
Women's Stories Of Refugee Camps Form Basis Of New Dance Work Photo Women's Stories Of Refugee Camps Form Basis Of New Dance Work
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2019

Toronto's Jaberi Dance Theatre (JDT) proudly makes its DanceWorks Mainstagedebut with the Toronto premiere of No Woman's Land, an evocative new work based on real stories of women in refugee camps....
Jeannine Haller and Siphesihle November Compete For The Erik Bruhn Prize Photo Jeannine Haller and Siphesihle November Compete For The Erik Bruhn Prize
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2019

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Corps de Ballet members Jeannine Haller (22) and Siphesihle November (20) will represent the company at The Thirteenth International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the...
Native Earth presents a Raven Spirit Dance's GATHERING LIGHT Photo Native Earth presents a Raven Spirit Dance's GATHERING LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2019

For this year's Niimi'iwe: Indigenous Dance Showcase, Native Earth proudly presents Raven Spirit Dance's production of GATHERING LIGHT, choreographed by the Artistic Director Michelle Olson for a Toronto Premiere on February 7 to 10, 2019 at Aki Studio....
National Ballet of Canada's THE NUTCRACKER Sells Out with Record-Breaking Sales Photo National Ballet of Canada's THE NUTCRACKER Sells Out with Record-Breaking Sales
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada and Barry Hughson, Executive Director today announced that all performances of The Nutcracker are completely sold out with a record-breaking box office of $4.5 million and 52,685 attending the holiday favourite. ...
Guillaume Côté Joins The Bolshoi Ballet as a Guest Artist in ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Guillaume Côté Joins The Bolshoi Ballet as a Guest Artist in ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2018

Principal Dancer Guillaume Cote has been invited to appear as a Guest Artist with The Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia. Mr. Cote will dance the role of Romeo in Alexei Ratmansky's Romeo and Juliet on December 15, 2018 at the Bolshoi Theatre's New Stage, a role he originated when the ballet premiered...
Toronto International Ballet Theatre Presents THE NUTCRACKER Photo Toronto International Ballet Theatre Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2018

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BALLET THEATRE (TIBT), in collaboration with BOLSHOI BALLET, proudly presents an unforgettable production of THE NUTCRACKER. This classic presentation will feature ballerina powerhouses Anastasia Stashkevich and Vyacheslav Lopatin, principal dancers of the world-renowned Bolsho...
The National Ballet of Canada Posts Surplus for Ninth Consecutive Season Photo The National Ballet of Canada Posts Surplus for Ninth Consecutive Season
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada and Barry Hughson, Executive Director today announced the great artistic and financial success of the 2017/18 season, which resulted in an operating surplus for the ninth consecutive year. The Annual General Meeting was held today at 6:3...
ANNA KARENINA Principal Casting Announced At National Ballet of Canada Photo ANNA KARENINA Principal Casting Announced At National Ballet of Canada
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the North American premiere of John Neumeier's Anna Karenina. The first co-operation between The National Ballet of Canada, The Hamburg Ballet and The Bolshoi Ballet, Anna Karenina is inspired b...
Svetlana Lunkina, Heather Ogden and Sonia Rodriguez Debut as ANNA KARENINA Photo Svetlana Lunkina, Heather Ogden and Sonia Rodriguez Debut as ANNA KARENINA
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancers Svetlana Lunkina, Heather Ogden and Sonia Rodriguez will make their debuts in the title role in the North American premiere of John Neumeier's Anna Karenina. Based on Leo Tolstoy's great masterwork...
Festival Du Monaco Dance Forum 2018 Announced Photo Festival Du Monaco Dance Forum 2018 Announced
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2018

In the first highlight of the season, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, led by Kazuki Yamada, will perform a Hommage a Nijinsky, consisting of four choreographies in December....
RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Winners Announced Photo RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada announced today that Corps de Ballet members Hannah Galway and Alexander Skinner are the winners of the sixth annual RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award for their performances as Apprentices during the 2017/18 season. Ms. Galway and Mr....
DanceWorks Announces 2018-19 Season Photo DanceWorks Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

After the celebratory  40th Anniversary Season, Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announced the 2018-19 season with four world premieres and one Toronto premiere featuring artists/companies from Toronto, Montreal, Six Nations, Mexico and New Zealand. TD Bank Group is the pr...
BoucharDanse Presents A CONGRUENCE OF ARRIVALS Photo BoucharDanse Presents A CONGRUENCE OF ARRIVALS
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2018

BoucharDanse proudly presents the World Premiere of A Congruence of Arrivals showcasing Cross My Heart, choreographed by Denise Fujiwara and performed by Sylvie Bouchard, as well as At yes of day, choreographed by Yvonne Coutts, and performed by Sylvie Bouchard and Marc Boivin. The performances will...
Canadian Choreographer Julia Adam's NIGHT Makes National Ballet of Canada Debut Photo Canadian Choreographer Julia Adam's NIGHT Makes National Ballet of Canada Debut
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Night, by Canadian choreographer and former National Ballet dancer Julia Adam, will make its company premiere during the Winter Season. Night will be performed with Apollo, The Sea Above, The Sky Below and Paquita Ma...
The National Ballet of Canada Tours to Moscow and St. Petersburg Photo The National Ballet of Canada Tours to Moscow and St. Petersburg
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2018

The National Ballet of Canada today announced the company will tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia for the first time in its history...
Emerging Arts Critics Programme Expands in National Ballet of Canada's 2018/19 Season Photo Emerging Arts Critics Programme Expands in National Ballet of Canada's 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2018

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced the Emerging Arts Critics (EAC) programme will expand in the 2018/19 season to include the Canadian Opera Company (COC) joining as collaborators with The National Ballet of Canada and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO)....
Jurgita Dronina Awarded The Order Of Merit To Lithuania Photo Jurgita Dronina Awarded The Order Of Merit To Lithuania
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2018

Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina has been awarded the Order of Merit to Lithuania. The distinguished honour was announced on July 6, 2018, Lithuania's 100th year of independence, by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait? in Vilnius, Lithuania. ...
5th Annual Toronto International Dance Festival 2018 Announced Photo 5th Annual Toronto International Dance Festival 2018 Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2018

 The 5th annual Toronto International Dance Festival (TIDF-2018) is organized as a two-part festival - Summer Series & Fall Concert. The summer series will be held outdoors on Saturday July 7th  at the Albert Campbell Square (150 Borough Dr., Scarborough, ON M1P 0B1). The summer series is opened to ...