Friday GIF: Robert Stephen rehearsing the wildly tapping Mad Hatter in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
The National Ballet of Canada takes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on tour to New York City’s Lincoln Center from September 9—14. Buy your tickets here.
Throwback Thursday: In 1971, Karen Kain won the Silver Medal at the prestigious International Ballet Competition in Moscow as well as a special prize for Best Pas de Deux with Frank Augustyn for their performance of the Bluebird Pas de Deux from The Sleeping Beauty.
The Sleeping Beauty is part of The National Ballet of Canada’s 2014/15 season, June 10—14, 2015. Buy tickets here.
Heather Ogden was born in Toronto and trained at the Richmond Academy of Dance in British Columbia before joining The National Ballet of Canada in 1998. She was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2005.
Married to fellow Principal Dancer, Guillaume Côté, the couple are expecting their first child this December. Read the full media release here.
Friday GIF: Fairies in rehearsal for The Sleeping Beauty, featuring Artists of the Ballet.
Friday GIF: Artists of the Ballet in rehearsal for Swan Lake.