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A thrilling spectacle to stir the heart

The Sleeping Beauty, jewel in the crown of the National Ballet of Canada’s classical repertoire, boasts more bravura dancing per square meter per minute than one could ever hope for in any other ballet. 773 more words

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Nijinsky

Reviewed January 25, 2018

NAC Southam Hall, Ottawa

(Repeat performances January 26 & 27, 8 p.m.)

There is nothing quite like this phenomenal ballet tale of Vaslav Nijinsky, the world’s first famous male ballet star. 781 more words

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Monthly Wrap-Up: November

I’ve been a negligent blogger this month, so my very late wrap-up of November reads and shows is coming a whole third of the way into December. 919 more words

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John Neumeier’s Nijinsky, testament of a soul

John Neumeier’s Nijinsky, testament of a soul

by Sebastiano Bazzichetto

TORONTO – Have you ever thought of venturing in someone’s psyche, and exploring his deepest thoughts, memories, fears and emotions? 838 more words

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Dancing Nijinsky, dancing a puzzling role. A conversation with Francesco Gabriele Frola

Dancing Nijinsky, dancing a puzzling role. A conversation with Francesco Gabriele Frola

by Sebastiano Bazzichetto

TORONTO – After the triumphant tour in Paris with the National Ballet of Canada, returned to his (new) Canadian home, Francesco Gabriele Frola is ready to take the stage at the Four Seasons Centre to dance the intriguing role of Vaslav Nijinsky in John Neumeier’s ballet. 844 more words

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Il racconto d’inverno: una primavera di sentimenti per il National Ballet of Canada

Il racconto d’inverno: una primavera di sentimenti per il National Ballet of Canada

by Sebastiano Bazzichetto

TORONTO – Benché il titolo possa evocare le lande innevate di paesi incantati e così facendo sviare il pubblico meno ferrato, il Racconto d’inverno di Shakespeare è tutt’altro che un racconto spensierato, ambientato nel paese delle fiabe. 752 more words

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World Ballet Day

When you think of ballet, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? The Nutcracker? Swan Lake? The classics definitely have their place, but there’s so much more to discover about ballet. 294 more words