National Ballet of Canada

So You Think You Can Dance? Think Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

When a dancer is on stage, what does she feel? What emotions course through her as she performs, vulnerable and expressive, in front of hundreds of pe...

How National Ballerinas Taught Me to Pack Light

Noreen Taylor | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Living
Noreen Taylor

The National Ballet of Canada left the safe confines of the city of Toronto to venture to Washington D.C. to watch our favourite ballet dancers perform Alice at the Kennedy Center. I glanced uneasily at the carry-ons, envisioning their owners' days and nights spent looking increasingly wrinkled and food-stained. It was baffling, therefore, when I spotted these same carry-on women in a different outfit for each and every event.

11 Questions For Greta Hodgkinson

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

A principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, Greta Hodgkinson, 39, was born in Providence, Rhode Island and started studying at the National...

As a Ballet Dancer, I'm Always On My Toes

Guillaume Côté | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living
Guillaume Côté

I'm a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and am presently working on the role of Hamlet in a production from American choreographer Kevin O'Day. I guess one could say I'm spread a little thin these days. Luckily, that's the way I like it. The best part about being so busy is that there's no time to get nervous!

The Enduring Appeal of The Nutcracker

Karen Kain | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Kain

Reimagining Romeo and Juliet

Karen Kain | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Kain