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The National Ballet of Canada

The National Ballet of Canada is one of the top dance companies in the world. With more than 50 dancers and its own orchestra, The National Ballet presents both a classical repertoire and contemporary works.

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(Dance, Performing Arts)
Established as a classical company by founder Celia Franca in 1951, it is the only Canadian ballet company to present a full range of traditional full-length classics. The company’s repertoire includes works by Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, John Cranko, William Forsythe, James Kudelka, Jirí Kylián, John Neumeier, Rudolf Nureyev and Glen Tetley. In addition to its classical repertoire, the company also embraces contemporary works and encourages the creation of new ballets and the development of Canadian choreographers.

Canada’s premier dance company has performed for over 10 million people. The National Ballet performs annual Fall, Winter and Summer seasons plus The Nutcracker. The company has toured in Canada and the United States, and throughout the world including performances in Germany, The Netherlands, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, Italy and Mexico.

How to Contact
The National Ballet of Canada
470 Queens Quay W
Toronto, M5V 3K4
Ph: 416-345-9595
Fax: 416-345-8323
Web: website
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