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NBS is Sharing Dance

Constantly striving for excellence reveals the life-changing impact of the power of dance. This is what fuels our commitment to making dance a part of all Canadians' lives.

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Dancing Opens Doors

Join NBS’ exciting new initiative Dancing Opens Doors! Over the next three years, Dancing Opens Doors will raise funds for programs of high need and potential—sharing the many opportunities that dance creates, and making more of those opportunities accessible.

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Announcing the Lozinski Centre for Community Dance

Through a visionary gift from Joan and Jerry Lozinski, the Lozinski Centre for Community Dance at Canada’s National Ballet School empowers Canadians of all ages, abilities and aspirations to embrace the joy and benefits of dance.

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dancers perform in NBS' spring showcase

NBS' Annual Spring Showcase Returns

Purchase your tickets today to attend this cherished performance opportunity for NBS students. This year’s program, taking place from May 25-28, marks an exciting return to the stage after three years.

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NBS Sharing Dance 2022

Join NBS Sharing Dance Day 2022

Join this nationwide dance party! This year, NBS Sharing Dance Day is taking the form of a national digital event on June 2! Using your digital device, dance along with Canadian artists as they share and teach a diversity of dance styles, introduce you to new music rhythms, and more. Best of all, no dance experience is required.

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NBS Block Party

For the first time in many years, NBS will host a flagship celebration event at our Toronto campus—free of charge! The new Block Party is a vision to open NBS’ doors to our wider community, presenting engaging programming, performance, and refreshments.

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News and Updates

EnAbling Change Grant Supports Capacity-Building and Access to Inclusive Dance Education Resources

Through the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility’s EnAbling Change Grant, Canada's National Ballet School will equip educators, programmers, volunteers and families with online resources that support the integration of inclusive dance education into their daily interactions with kids of all abilities.

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World Ballet School Day 2021 connects the next generation of dancers

Canada’s National Ballet School, alongside six leading international dance schools and institutions, is delighted to present the second edition of World Ballet School Day.

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New Sport Canada Funding Empowers Young Women to LEAD Through Dance

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is thrilled to announce a national expansion of its LEAD program, which empowers young women across the country to make a positive impact in their communities through dance.

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Canada’s National Ballet School’s Project to Challenge Dementia-Related Stigma Through Dance

Canada’s National Ballet School is poised to challenge dementia-related stigma while fostering social inclusion through dance for people living with dementia, thanks to new funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Dementia Strategic Fund.

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We are Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), where excellence, access and inclusion fuel our belief in sharing the transformative power of dance to change lives for the better.