Canada's National Ballet School is travelling cross country! Join us in a city near you for an audition, open class or community workshop. Whether you want to DISCOVER dance for the first time, or AUDITION to train for a career on the world stage…

In honour of our 60th anniversary, this year NBS' Cross Country tour will engage even more dancers—from those with dreams of dancing on the world stage, to kids and seniors discovering dance for the first time. In the 2019-2020 year, NBS will travel to 20 locations across the country with a dynamic mix of accessible dance activities for all ages, abilities and aspirations. There are many ways you can get involved!

Whether you want to own the spotlight or dance for fun, you belong at NBS!


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Audition for NBS' Professional Ballet Program

Register now to audition for the 2020/2021 school year. One of the top institutions in the world, NBS provides ballet training, academic instruction, and residential care.

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Audition for NBS' Teacher Training Program

Would you like to teach ballet and become a master of your craft? Audition for NBS' renowned Teacher Training Program and inspire the next generation of dancers.

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Open Classes

Register for an open class and experience a ballet class led by renowned NBS artistic faculty with a live accompanist.

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Community Workshops for Kids and Seniors

Discover the joy of dance! Register for a community workshop in select cities across the country. No dance experience is required.

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NBS Cross Country Brochure

Download a PDF of the NBS Cross Country Brochure to share with a talented and passionate dancer in your life.

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