"In the last year as many as 12 dancers and other staff have left the national ballet company... Three or four left directly because of the way they were treated by Francesco Ventriglia, sources told RNZ."
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"Cinderella" The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 12, 2016 by Denise Sum Copyright © by Denise Sum 2016 On Nov. 12, 1951 the newly formed National Ballet of Canada gave its first performance at the Eaton Auditorium in Toronto, led by founder Celia Franca. Show More Summary
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"It's the place where ballet becomes friendliest all year round." So says Jennifer Fisher, whose 2003 book Nutcracker Nation examines how E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale became a Christmas-time tradition in North America almost 70 years after its St. Petersburg, Russia, premiere.
Tamara Rojo “is the company’s marquee ballerina (along with a fellow Royal Ballet alum, Alina Cojocaru), somehow managing to keep up her technical form and artistry while acting as a one-woman visionary, manager, cheerleader and glamorous high-profile ad for her organization.”
“It is with both bewilderment and sadness that one might look over the National Ballet of Canada’s 2016/17 season and think: What can be considered vital among it? What conversations can these ballets possibly provoke?”
Or is it just another ad for sequined pointe shoes with no meaning? “It is with both bewilderment and sadness that one might look over the National Ballet of Canada’s 2016/17 season and think: What can be considered vital among it? What conversations can these ballets possibly provoke?”
“The campaign, which officially launched Thursday, shows dancers from the National Ballet of Canada in photos and online videos dancing and posing in subway stations, on streetcars and in buses. But Jill Andrew, co-founder of the Body Confidence Canada Awards, worries the images send the wrong messages about what healthy, confident humans should look like.”
The company had 2,277 performances and outreach events in the 2015/16 season with a total attendance of 918,131. There were77 performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts with 141,146 in attendance and 2,190 community events reaching 760,413 young people and their families.