03 Jun, 2023

NBS Block Party

NBS Block Party

Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) Block Party, an open house with a festival feel, brought together people from across the Greater Toronto Area for a day of family-friendly activities and performances to celebrate the power of dance and community.

An open house with a festival feel and family-friendly atmosphere, Canada's National Ballet School's Block Party welcomes more than 1,000 guests to NBS’ award-winning campus for a full day of pop-up performances, workshops, refreshments, and activities for people of all ages.


This year, NBS Block Party is taking place June 3, 2023.


Free admission—made possible by the generosity of sponsors, partners and donors—makes the Block Party a true community hub for families, friends and neighbours.


  • Located indoors and outdoors throughout NBS’ CAMPUS

  • Drop-in STUDIO WORKSHOPS in diverse dance styles

  • “Surprise” DANCE PERFORMANCES all day by Canadian dance artists

  • Family-friendly GAMES AND ACTIVITIES


  • Over 500 PRIZES and giveaways


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During our inaugural Block Party on June 4, 2022, the power of dance was on full display with workshops, rehearsals, performances and more. To take a look at our photo album on Facebook to see some of the photos we captured from the event or watch the video below!