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NBS Cross Country Auditions

Audition online for Canada's National Ballet School's Professional Ballet and Teacher Training Programs.

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The Inaugural Canada-United States Symposium

Four Days, Two Countries, One Shared Purpose.

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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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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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Addressing Racialization in Ballet Symposium

In Winter 2022, Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), the Dance Institute of Washington (DIW) and LFP Inc. will host Addressing Racialization in Ballet, the inaugural Canada-United States symposium to engage in meaningful and solutions-oriented discussions of equity, diversity and inclusion in the sector.

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2022 Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni!

We are excited to open the nominations for the 2022 Ken McCarter Award for Distinguished NBS Alumni! The annual Ken McCarter Award is a special opportunity to connect and celebrate our Alumni community and highlight those who have made meaningful impacts in their fields while inspiring others to do the same.

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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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EnAbling Change Grant Supports Capacity-Building and Access to Inclusive Dance Education Resources

Through the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility’s EnAbling Change Grant, Canada's National Ballet School will equip educators, programmers, volunteers and families with online resources that support the integration of inclusive dance education into their daily interactions with kids of all abilities.

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World Ballet School Day 2021 connects the next generation of dancers

Canada’s National Ballet School, alongside six leading international dance schools and institutions, is delighted to present the second edition of World Ballet School Day.

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New Sport Canada Funding Empowers Young Women to LEAD Through Dance

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is thrilled to announce a national expansion of its LEAD program, which empowers young women across the country to make a positive impact in their communities through dance.

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