National Ballet of Canada

(Photography by William Ukoh)

How Siphesihle November is shaking up ballet

November is bringing a South African flair to the National Ballet of Canada
A climactic scene in Angels’ Atlas (Courtesy of Karolina Kuras/The National Ballet of Canada)

Ballet is back and it’s lit

Among the National Ballet of Canada’s first productions this fall is Angels’ Atlas. Siphesihle November, principal dancer, walks us through a pinnacle moment in the award-winning production.
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The prince we do not see

The National Ballet makes sense of a startlingly adult children’s fable
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What it feels like to dance like National Ballet of Canada principal dancer Sonia Rodriguez

See what it’s like to lace up pointe shoes and pirouette like Canadian ballerina Sonia Rodriguez. The National Ballet of Canada principal dancer (and wife of skating legend Kurt Browning) takes you for a twirl.
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The two worlds of Svetlana Lunkina

From the archives: The Bolshoi ballerina, dancing this season with the National Ballet, explains what she’s doing with an unused return ticket to Moscow
The real dance revolution

Where hockey skills are an asset and tights aren’t required

Emma Teitel on the real dance revolution -- in men’s ballet
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This week: Newsmakers

Prince Andrew’s friends in all the wrong places, Natalie Portman just can’t win, and adios, Glenn Beck?
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The reign of Kain

Performing the most precarious dance of her career, Canada’s ballet queen taps Nureyev, Jagger, Chekhov—and Harper