Canada’s National Ballet School was proud to present of the People, a commission by the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games arts and culture festival, PANAMANIA presented by CIBC.

Three men from South America and 3 women from North America, all emerging dance artists from six different Pan Am countries, gathered together in Toronto in early July, 2015 to explore their cultural differences and similarities in a new work that was choreographed by Shaun Amyot and Demis Volpi. The world premiere took place on July 15 in the Betty Oliphant Theatre.

of the People was also performed the following day in Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, as a free, public event.