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The National Audition Tour Launches
On Monday, November 3, the 2014/2015 National Audition Tour, presented by Sun Life Financial, hits the road! The Tour will kick off in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Open Classes and Auditions taking place at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. NBS staff will travel coast to coast, stopping in 20 cities across the country. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (#NBSAuditions) and on Facebook for up-to-the-minute info and behind the scenes glimpses into the Tour. You can also view our NAT video.
Associates Program
The Nutcracker rehearsals are underway for AP students. Students are also preparing for the first term parent viewing days, December 8 - December 14, 2014. For more information, please check the 2014-2015 AP Handbook.
Adult Ballet Program
Many thanks to all who participated in the recent Adult Ballet Survey. The response and feedback was great! We�re taking your ideas and determining how to use them in our Adult Ballet Program. The gift card winner will be contacted next week.
View a Nutcracker Rehearsal
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:15pm. Observe NBS� junior students in rehearsal as they prepare for the National Ballet of Canada�s production of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. Enjoy a dynamic and enlightening hour of ballet with Laurel Toto, Rehearsal Director for The Nutcracker, as she guides students in learning their various roles. A benefit for $100+ donors. RSVP by Friday, November 14, 2014 to Natalie Cheng at 416 964 3780 x2128 or ncheng@nbs-enb.ca.
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Moving the World

NBS values the ongoing support from so many friends in the community who are willing to invest in our mission. Your gifts provide the opportunity for talented young people to become innovative dance artists and tomorrow�s leaders. Please renew your support today and consider increasing your gift as we strive to better nurture each student�s promising future. The end of the year is right around the corner - the perfect time to make a gift!
An Affair to Remember, March 6, 2015
Join us for An Affair to Remember, at The Carlu for an evening in support of NBS. Inspired by the 1957 film, the Gala promises the best of the 50�s era. It will once again feature a cocktail reception, four-course meal, live student performance, luxury raffle draw, casino and lounge!
Sharing Dance 2015
Next year�s Sharing Dance Day has been set for May 24, 2015. NBS has started to create the 2015 Sharing Dance routine, which will be filmed in November. Once the music is selected, we�ll be sharing more information about the routine and upcoming rehearsals. We�re also happy to announce that NBS� charity partners from last year (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, Parkinson Society Canada, and World Animal Protection) will once again be taking part in the day.
The Play Exchange
CBC has begun filming for The Play Exchange TV special that will air in January! At that time, you�ll be able to vote for Sharing Dance as Canada�s favourite innovation, to be awarded up to $1 million. Look for NBS in the preview videos when they�re made available on The Play Exchange and on CBC later this month.
Creative Challenge
Last June, six NBS students joined forces with artistic collaborators from different disciplines to present free public dance performances across Toronto for the first-ever Creative Challenge. These highly creative and inspirational performances that brought ballet to the heart of the community, can now be relived again by watching NBS� latest video.
Cineplex Front Row Centre Events� Dance Series
You�ll want to attend the Bolshoi Ballet�s production of The Pharoah�s Daughter, on Thursday, November 20 in Cineplex theatres across Canada. A short video about NBS will once again be shown before this Dance Series film. Be sure to check your local Cineplex listings.
The Shoe Room
A new shopping experience! Starting this November, parents and students can purchase all their dance accessories through The Shoe Rooms vending machine located in the Celia Franca Centre. Be sure to check it out.
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