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A Study of a Ballet Costume from Symphony in C: Part 1

How a plain white tutu donated by the National Ballet of Canada reveals more than meets the eye.

Part one explores the artifact in detail in order to learn how a classical tutu was made by the wardrobe department at the National Ballet of Canada. 961 more words

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Giselle’s Restless Spirit: The Ballerina's Hamlet

Originally published by The Dance Current through The National Ballet of Canada’s Emerging Dance Critics program: http://www.thedancecurrent.com/column/giselle-s-restless-spirit

By Emily Trace

Traditionally described as ‘the ballerina’s Hamlet’, this production of Giselle by The National Ballet of Canada soundly debunks the adage. 811 more words

Ballet

World Ballet Day

World Ballet Day Live started in 2015 and it has been a great way for ballet companies and ballet dancers in training around the world to connect.   560 more words

Parenting

Selected NYC Events (07/31) + Today’s Featured Pub (Greenwich Village)

Today’s Super 7 NYC Events > SUNDAY / JULY 31, 2016

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3. 2,133 more words

Selected Events (07/30) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide

Today’s Sweet 6 > SATURDAY / JULY 30, 2016

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3. 1,831 more words

From first thought to final thread: How the National Ballet of Canada brought life to The Little Prince

Moving from concept to execution has the potential to take wildly differing routes, each with their own obstacles and solutions. While The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s iconic novella, features a narrative about a young, asteroid-dwelling prince who travels the universe, its central message about the power of human connection has made it an enduring part of the literary canon and the subject of many adaptations, including the first full-length ballet by a Canadian choreographer commissioned in a decade. 281 more words

Arts

Ballet star Rex Harrington injured in dog attack

Pop Goes The News — Canadian ballet icon Rex Harrington is recovering after being mauled inside his home Sunday by one of his dogs.

Harrington, 53, was rushed to hospital following the bloody attack with injuries to his face, an arm and a leg. 217 more words

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