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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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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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Fall in Love with Ballet Series

Whether you are a ballet connoisseur or watching a performance for the first time, NBS invites you to Fall in Love with Ballet. Performances and supporting materials have been curated and created to provide you with a glimpse, through the lens of young artists, into the world of ballet.

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NBS Cross Country

NBS Cross Country Auditions

Do you have dreams of a career on the world stage, or aspirations to teach the next generation of dancers? Canada’s National Ballet School’s annual auditions for the Professional Ballet and Teacher Training Programs will be in an online format this year.

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Tools for Educators.

Tools for Educators

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) offers a suite of free online creative movement resources, developed by world-renowned dance experts and teachers. Let NBS help you meet curriculum needs and bring the joy and benefits of dance to your students. No dance experience required to facilitate or participate!

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News and Updates

COVID-19 Updates and Protocols

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.

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2021 Ken McCarter Award Recognizes Two Distinguished NBS Alumni

Canada’s National Ballet School is thrilled to announce two recipients of the 2021 Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni for their transformational contributions to local, national, and international communities of dance—creating opportunities for people of all ages and levels of experience to connect with and learn from the art form.

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Canada’s National Ballet School student announced winner of international Young Creation Award

An international jury of the Prix de Lausanne has announced Maya Smallwood, a grade 12 student in the Professional Ballet-Academic Program at Canada’s National Ballet School, as one of two winners of the the inaugural Young Creation Award.

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NBS Physiotherapy Department Change of Practice Notice

This message applies to members of the NBS community who have received physiotherapy care. Please click below for more information.

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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.