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To Die For: The National Ballet of Canada's Romeo and Juliet

If I were to speak of passion, anguish, unimaginable highs and desperate lows, you wouldn’t be sure whether I were speaking of the story behind this performance or of the reality of ballet itself. 739 more words


The Ballet Feuds...

There will always be ballet feuds… Going back to the Original Ballets Russes and The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Here are some of the current match ups…. 203 more words


It's Your Moment to Shine On Stage!

We are looking for a few good Supers… Maybe even super Supers, to be in National Ballet of Canada’s Romeo and Juliet next week!  It’s a chance to perform on the beautiful Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage with one of the premiere ballet companies in the world, so why not check out the auditions? 19 more words

The Music Center

Thoughtful friends. They really are the best.

Folks – do you remember a few weeks ago when I went to the ballet with two of my dear friends?

On that amazing outing, I may have mentioned during the girly conversation that I have always wanted to wear a tutu. 192 more words

Pretty Close To 40

Elena Lobsanova on discipline, empathy and generosity

Here’s a short profile in OTM Zine of one of my favourite National Ballet dancers, Elena Lobsanova. This week, she reprises her lead role in Alexei Ratmansky’s… 208 more words


Notes on Watching Company Class

It felt strange to enter the theatre on a Saturday morning, with all the stage lights on and the dancers already warming up beside freestanding barres. 900 more words



Duminica am fost pentru prima data la balet. Balet adevarat, vreau sa spun. Am fost odata la o adaptare a lui “Carmen” pusa in scena de baletul Operei din Brasov, dar va asigur ca ala nu a fost “the real thing”. 395 more words