The National Arts Centre is holding their annual Gala to support the NAC and the National Youth and Education Trust. This year’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala will feature a number of guest performances in a showcase of Theatre, Dance, and Music, with special guest Sarah McLachlan.
National Ballet of Canada
As a top international company, The National Ballet of Canada boasts an impressive repertoire of choreographic gems. Their NAC program will feature works by the illustrious George Balanchine and Sir Frederick Ashton, principal architects of 20th century classical ballet, and trailblazer Justin Peck. Apollo, one of Balanchine’s most famous collaborations with composer Igor Stravinsky, is […]
ENCOUNT3RS, on now at the National Arts Centre, highlights the diversity of ballet and orchestral music, and how the two interact with each other to create something beautiful.
The 2017–18 National Arts Centre season is an exciting lineup of dance, theatre, and music, and will feature the NAC’s new performance spaces being unveiled this year.
This weekend, dancer Jonathan Renna will travel back to Ottawa with the National Ballet of Canada to perform in John Cranko’s Onegin at the NAC.
La Sylphide will be performed on the Southam Hall stage of the National Art Center April 7-9th, presented by the National Ballet of Canada. Restaged by Johan Kobborg, this timeless romantic ballet portrays the story of James, who is lured away from his betrothed by the mystical Sylphide. We spoke with principal dancer Sonia Rodriguez […]
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to the evening performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Sunday, April 12. To enter, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Ballet Contest – Alice in Wonderland” by 2 pm Thursday, April 2. The winner will be picked by random draw and notified on Thursday […]
Within the dance world, Swan Lake is recognised as one of the most famous – and interesting – classical ballets ever created. To begin with, this artistic masterpiece does not have a definitive narrative. The traditional story recounts how the young Prince Siegfried falls in love with Odette, a princess who has been turned into a […]