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Did you know?

The fastest quick change in the National Ballet’s repertoire occurs in Cinderella. At the end of the kitchen scene, Cinderella’s stepsisters have only 30 seconds to change into their ballgowns, assisted by 2 dressers and a hair person.
Cinderella only onstage until June 15. Buy your tickets here.

Did you know?

The fastest quick change in the National Ballet’s repertoire occurs in Cinderella. At the end of the kitchen scene, Cinderella’s stepsisters have only 30 seconds to change into their ballgowns, assisted by 2 dressers and a hair person.

Cinderella only onstage until June 15. Buy your tickets here.

Did you know?

When making her grand entrance at the ball, Cinderella sits securely in the pumpkin metres above the stage for 5 minutes before being lowered down in the glittering gourd.
Cinderella only onstage until June 15. Buy your tickets here.

Did you know?

When making her grand entrance at the ball, Cinderella sits securely in the pumpkin metres above the stage for 5 minutes before being lowered down in the glittering gourd.

Cinderella only onstage until June 15. Buy your tickets here.

Friday GIF: Sonia Rodriguez in Cinderella.

Friday GIF: Sonia Rodriguez in Cinderella.

The title role in Cinderella requires technical verve, grace, stamina and no fear of heights! Jillian Vanstone talked to Michael Crabb of Toronto Star about making her debut in this much coveted role.
Read the full article here.
Don’t miss Jillian’s debut in Cinderella today, tickets available here.

The title role in Cinderella requires technical verve, grace, stamina and no fear of heights! Jillian Vanstone talked to Michael Crabb of Toronto Star about making her debut in this much coveted role.

Read the full article here.

Don’t miss Jillian’s debut in Cinderella today, tickets available here.

The Art Deco splendour of the 1920s is recreated by Canadian Designer David Boechler in The National Ballet of Canada’s acclaimed production of Cinderella.Learn more about Jazz Age design in Cinderella: Art Deco Splendour.
Cinderella opens tonight, tickets available here.

The Art Deco splendour of the 1920s is recreated by Canadian Designer David Boechler in The National Ballet of Canada’s acclaimed production of Cinderella.

Learn more about Jazz Age design in Cinderella: Art Deco Splendour.

Cinderella opens tonight, tickets available here.

Life of a Dancer: Splits

Life of a Dancer: Splits

Studio Life: Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky in rehearsal with Elena Lobsanova for Romeo and Juliet.

Studio Life: Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky in rehearsal with Elena Lobsanova for Romeo and Juliet.

Rui Huang was born in Shenzhen, China and trained at the Shenzhen Arts School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.

Rui Huang was born in Shenzhen, China and trained at the Shenzhen Arts School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.

Friday GIF: Xiao Nan Yu and Guillaume Côté in Opus 19/The Dreamer.

Friday GIF: Xiao Nan Yu and Guillaume Côté in Opus 19/The Dreamer.

Throwback Thursday: Veronica Tennant in Cinderella being filmed for the CBC, 1968.

Throwback Thursday: Veronica Tennant in Cinderella being filmed for the CBC, 1968.

Life of a Dancer: Pointe shoe tools

Life of a Dancer: Pointe shoe tools

Studio Life: Jordana Daumec rehearsing Spectre de la Rose.

Studio Life: Jordana Daumec rehearsing Spectre de la Rose.

James Leja was born in Montréal, Québec and trained at the Quinte Ballet School. He joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice in 2002 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2003.  

James Leja was born in Montréal, Québec and trained at the Quinte Ballet School. He joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice in 2002 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2003.  

Friday GIF: Jenna Savella and Artists of the Ballet in the second detail.

Friday GIF: Jenna Savella and Artists of the Ballet in the second detail.

Throwback Thursday: Former Principal Dancer Chan Hon Goh as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet in 1997.

Throwback Thursday: Former Principal Dancer Chan Hon Goh as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet in 1997.

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