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NBS Cross Country Auditions

Canada’s National Ballet School’s annual auditions for the Professional Ballet and Teacher Training Programs will be in a special online format this year.

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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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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 NBS' 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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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 a special online format this year.

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NBS students in performance

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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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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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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NBS announces the launch of the Lozinski Centre for Community Dance

NBS is thrilled to announce the creation of its new Lozinski Centre for Community Dance, which is made possible through a generous gift from Joan and Jerry Lozinski.

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Blackbaud Data Security Incident

Canada’s National Ballet School and Canada’s National Ballet School Foundation have learned of a data security incident involving Blackbaud. We are serious about data protection and are investigating this incident. Based on the information we have received, we do not believe that our stakeholders are at risk.

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Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors - At Home!

Discover the joy of dance – at home! Baycrest and Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) are offering a free dance courses for seniors as a pilot, which can be accessed from your home. A new term begins October 27, 2020.

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Online dance resources for Kids

Step-by-step videos, activity plans, and more help support kids' self-expression, collaboration and physical literacy—all in fun and engaging activities that are easy to do at home.

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NBS Sharing Dance Choreography

Learn the 2020 NBS Sharing Dance Choreography

The 2020 NBS Sharing Dance choreography is here! Learn this year's choreography by Jera Wolfe and join tens of thousands of Canadians in the nation's largest celebration of the power of dance.

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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.

Discover the Benefits of Dance for Kids

NBS Kids empowers teachers and community programmers to teach and deliver dance with comprehensive tools that help kids be healthy, active and artistically engaged.

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Online resources to help you bring dance into your home

The power of dance has so much to offer, especially when we are home with our loved ones. Click to find a selection of some of NBS' free online dance resources designed for kids, seniors, or the whole family!

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NBS Alumni

NBS has a rich 60-year history and an international reputation for excellence. The power of dance and the NBS experience reaches across all sectors and disciplines—Arts and Culture, Health and Medicine, Academia, and more.

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