We recently attended the National Ballet of Canada presentation of Romeo and Juliet at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. We were very impressed by the quality of the dancing, the acting, the scenery and the overall performance.
Our hotel was a block from the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts so we walked there to see the National Ballet of Canada perform "Cinderella." It was a lovely production with nice sets and the performers were excellent, especially the two wicked step-sisters and the prince. The lead was played by Xiao Nan Yu, not the featured star,... more
I'm not the biggest fan of the opera, but sometimes it's nice to exercise the more sophisticated side of your brain. Full disclosure here, a friend of ours is in the orchestra for the National Ballet, so I'm a bit biased. Never got "freebie" tickets though, so there's no incentive or obligation to provide positive feedback. So now you know... more
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Founded in 1951 by British dancer Celia Franca, this ballet troupe is one of the world's greatest with more than 45 dancers and its own full symphony orchestra. The National Ballet of Canada is the only Canadian company to offer a range of traditional, full-length classics, while at the same time encouraging the creation of new works by Canadian choreographers. The ballet performs at The Four... more