Jurgita Dronina dans Cendrillon. Photo par Aleksandar Antonijevic.
David Dawson & Anima Animus >
"In Anima Animus we are looking at the idea of opposition, between unity and individualism, form and emotion, or architecture and humanity."
Cinderella – The Story >
James Kudelka's version of the ballet includes all the familiar and expected characters and plot points but with a twist: Cinderella and Her Prince Charming yearn for a quiet and simple life.
The National Ballet's 15 new dancers in 2022/23. Photos by Karolina Kuras.
Meet Our Newest Dancers
McKhayla Pettingill Q&A>
What does McKhayla say is the best thing about dancing? "Trying to connect or touch something in the souls of strangers through movement and emotion while being completely in the moment is an incredible and unique experience in this job."
Emma Ouellet Q&A >
"For me, dancing allows me to feel both vulnerable and brave at the same time."
Keaton Leier Q&A >
"I love spending time in nature. I am also the co-founder of Artists Climate Collective, a small non-profit organization that merges the arts with climate science."
Hope Muir and Barry Hughson. Photos by Karolina Kuras.
Sharing the Stage >
This summer's Sharing the Stage, which is the official start to the 2022/23 season, extends the National Ballet’s rich tradition of performing outdoors.
Hope Muir on the 2022/23 Season >
"I’m very proud of the experience we’re offering to our artists and audiences next season." The season will feature two world premieres, two Canadian premieres, the return of beloved classics, introduces three internationally renowned choreographers to the company and more!
Naoya Ebe and Jordana Daumec. Photo par Karolina Kuras.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Artists Inspired >
From past to present artists, this Black History Month, our dancers shared their thoughts on the ballet artists who inspire them.
Creating Space >
First Soloist Tanya Howard leads a discussion about creating space in the ballet world with Choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby and Corps de Ballet members Alexander Skinner and Tene Ward.
Hosting Dancer Conversations on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion >
“I wanted to give each dancer a safe, confidential space to talk freely and honestly about how they’re feeling about their experiences within The National Ballet of Canada and what we want to see for the company going forward.” – First Soloist Jordana Daumec.