At Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), the health and safety of our community—including staff and students—is our first priority. On this page, you will find a range of information about NBS' health and safety protocols. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Toronto and around the world, and consulting with the appropriate public health agencies including Toronto Public Health (TPH). Please continue to monitor this page for any updates or advisories, and also reference the trusted resources listed at the bottom of this page for any additional information about COVID-19.
In accordance with the Ontario government’s plan for students' safe return, if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 that involves a student or staff member at the School, an update will be posted here. No identifying information about individuals will be shared.
COVID-19 Update – March 24, 2021
An on-site member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. All staff affected by this situation have been informed directly and advised on next steps. For all others within the NBS community, Toronto Public Health has advised that no further action is required at this time.
COVID-19 Update – November 23, 2020
A group of individuals at Maitland Residence is being isolated due to a positive COVID-19 case. All staff and families of individuals affected by this situation have been informed directly and advised on next steps. For all others within the NBS community, Toronto Public Health has advised that no further action is required at this time.
As we all traverse these difficult times together, it is important for each of us to remain calm and supportive, especially toward those who find themselves facing this virus directly. We appreciate your support on this matter, and wish the affected individual a speedy recovery.
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE - NOVEMBER 16
Due to new Toronto Public Health guidelines
, which restrict the number of people in the entire building for recreational programs to 10 people total (excluding staff), all onsite Adult Ballet and Associates Program classes will be moved to an online format over Zoom. This is effective immediately. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com
RETURN TO CAMPUS PROTOCOLS
Detailed health and safety protocols have been put into place and are outlined at the links below for each of NBS' programs. If you have any questions or require additional information, please direct your inquiry to the email contact identified for each program. Please note that visitors are not currently able to enter NBS buildings; access is restricted to NBS staff and registered students.
Professional Ballet-Academic Program Protocols
We encourage all members of our community to continue to consult the following trusted online resources: