Category: Dance

Review: The National Ballet’s THE NUTCRACKER is a Dazzling Tradition for All Ages

His melodies are timeless. Tchaikovsky’s most popular ballet has become a holiday tradition for audiences across the globe. Lucky for us Torontonians, The National Ballet of Canada’s annual production of THE NUTCRACKER is a dazzling masterpiece. Featuring classical choreography by James Kudelka and lavish costumes by Santo Loquasto, NBC’s THE NUTCRACKER is a fierce display of

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Review: The National Ballet’s NIJINSKY; The Dancer Trapped in the Man

The mind is a fascinating, terrifying and often incomprehensible place. The National Ballet of Canada’s production of John Neumeier’s NIJINSKY explores the mind through the lens of one of the world’s most famous ballet dancers, Vaslav Nijinsky. Visiting some of Nijinsky’s most iconic roles, the ballet is a conflict of identity. Neumeier’s skilled theatricality encompasses

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Review: Red Sky’s Insanely Physical BACKBONE Will Leave You Breathless

Exploring the connectedness of everything – BACKBONE, presented by Red Sky Performance in association with Canadian Stage, is a stimulating exhibition of dance. In under 50 minutes, the dancers in BACKBONE work their entire bodies through intense, demanding, physical choreography. Jera Wolfe, a performer with striking presence and abilities, choreographed the show along with excerpts

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