Featuring:
Koto Ishihara with Artists of the Ballet in Piano Concerto #1. Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.
Jillian Vanstone, Francesco Gabriele Frola and Ben Rudisin in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon.
Calley Skalnik and Jack Bertinshaw with Students from Canada’s National Ballet School in The Nutcracker. Choreography by James Kudelka.
Jillian Vanstone with Artists of the Ballet in Giselle. Choreography by Sir Peter Wright after the choreography of Jean Coralli and Marius Petipa.
Jenna Savella and Spencer Hack in Orpheus Alive. Choreography by Robert Binet.
Robert Binet with Artists of the Ballet in rehearsal for Orpheus Alive.
Donald Thom, Chelsy Meiss and Ben Rudisin in rehearsal for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon.
William Forsythe with Artists of the Ballet in rehearsal for Physical Thinking.
Naoya Ebe with Calley Skalnik and Jenna Savella in Etudes. Choreography by Harald Lander.
Heather Ogden in Etudes. Choreography by Harald Lander.
In Studio participants at In Studio’s Summer Dance Intensive.
Gala attendees at MAD HOT BALLET: Desert Dream.
Wheelchair Tennis Athletes Gillian Cruz and Anne-Marie Dolinar, Team Ontario, Ontario Para Network as Cannon Dolls with Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker. Choreography by James Kudelka.
Deja, Narissa and Jade at Share the Magic.
Siphesihle November with Artists of the Ballet in The Second Detail. Choreography by William Forsythe.
Siphesihle November at The Erik Bruhn Prize.
Artists of the Ballet in Petite Mort. Choreography by Jiří Kylián.
Karen Kain at a photoshoot for Swan Lake.
Harrison James with Artists of the Ballet in Etudes. Choreography by Harald Lander.
Arielle Miralles and Sophie Lee with audience members at a YOU dance Relaxed Performance.
Francesco Gabriele Frola in Paquita. Choreography by Christopher Stowell, after Marius Petipa.
Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry and Matt Thomas as Cannon Dolls with Karen Kain and Artists of the Ballet in The Nutcracker. Choreography by James Kudelka.
Heather Ogden and Jack Bertinshaw with Artists of the Ballet in The Second Detail. Choreography by William Forsythe.
Calley Sklanik in Etudes. Choreography by Harald Lander.

Photos:
Xiao Nan Yu in The Merry Widow. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

Lead philanthropic support for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is provided by an anonymous friend of the National Ballet with additional support
generously provided by The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation, Richard M. Ivey, C.C., Rosamond Ivey, Robert & Judith Lawrie and Wallace McCain & Margaret McCain, C.C.

The International Competition for The Erik Bruhn Prize is presented by John and Claudine Bailey.

The Second Detail is a gift from The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada.

The Merry Widow entered the repertoire through the generosity of The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada, joined by the Rotary Club of Toronto.

Giselle was produced as a memorial to the late William P. Walker and was made possible through the courtesy of many generous friends of the National Ballet.

Lead philanthropic support for Orpheus Alive is provided by The Producers’ Circle.

The Producers’ Circle: Gail & Mark Appel, John & Claudine Bailey, Inger Bartlett & Marshal Stearns, Laura Dinner & Richard Rooney, Gail Drummond & Bob Dorrance, The Thor E. and Nicole Eaton Family Charitable Foundation, Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan, Kevin Garland & Roger Garland, C.M., Ira Gluskin & Maxine Granovsky Gluskin, The William & Nona Heaslip Foundation, Anna McCowan Johnson & Donald K. Johnson, O.C., Judy Korthals & Peter Irwin, Mona & Harvey Levenstein, Jerry & Joan Lozinski, The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain, C.C., Julie Medland, Sandra Pitblado & Jim Pitblado, C.M., Lynda & Jonas Prince, Susan Scace & Arthur Scace, C.M., Q.C., The Harry & Lillian Seymour Family Foundation, Gerald Sheff & Shanitha Kachan and The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation.

Lead philanthropic support for Piano Concerto #1 is provided by an anonymous friend of the National Ballet and The Producers’ Circle.

Etudes is a gift from The Volunteer Committee, The National Ballet of Canada.

The Nutcracker is made possible by generous financial support from production underwriters Sandra Pitblado & Jim Pitblado, C.M., Lawrence and Ann Heisey and an anonymous friend of the National Ballet.

Videography by Paul McNulty, Monica Guddat, Johan Hallberg-Campbell and Anne-Marie Jackson
Editing by Sean Leonard


This page features a ballet video titled 2019: Year in Review | The National Ballet of Canada. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include National Ballet of Canada. Choreography featured in this video is by Marius Petipa.