Karen Kain

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What I Would Change About Arts Education in Canada

(3) Comments | Posted June 28, 2013 | 8:25 AM

Leading up to Canada Day, the Huffington Post blog team asked prominent Canadians what they would change about one aspect of our country. We are publishing their answers in our series "What I'd Change About Canada" leading up to July 1. You can find the full series here....
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The Enduring Appeal of The Nutcracker

(11) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 8:04 AM

It's the dream -- if not a rite of passage -- of every young female ballet student to dance the role of Clara in The Nutcracker. It's often their first involvement in a big, full-length work, with elaborate sets and costumes and a live orchestral score,...

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Reimagining Romeo and Juliet

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2011 | 12:06 AM

Dancers, like all performing artists, like nothing better than to be challenged. And there's no challenge greater or more exciting for them than to have a new ballet -- especially a full-length story work -- set on them by an extraordinary choreographer. It's not just that it gets the creative...

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