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January 16, 2017

This week a classic tale of infatuation and heartbreak arrives on stage at the National Arts Centre: the timeless ballet "Onegin" performed by the National Ballet of Canada.

The ballet is based on a famous poem by Russian writer, Alexander Pushkin. In...

November 3, 2016

Since its first performance in Paris in 1841, Giselle has become one of the world's great classical ballets. I first saw it at the National Arts Centre over 10 years ago, and I'm thrilled it's making a triumphant return next week. The Shanghai Ballet...

October 2, 2016

We laugh for all sorts of reasons, don't we? From a nervous chuckle in answer to a bad joke, to a full-on belly laugh when something truly cracks us up. This week a new dance production called AH/HA debuts at the National Arts Cen...

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