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Spring Showcase Spring Showcase a Success
The 2013 Spring Showcase performances were stunning! With an exciting bill featuring Giselle, Here We Come, Peggy Baker's Interlude No. 1, Robert Binet's Earthborn and student choreographic works from the AI 13, both shows played to sold out houses and enthusiastic audiences.
Assemblée Internationale 2013 Assemblée Internationale 2013
Our guests have left but we have many wonderful memories of their time spent at NBS. The streamed and captured videos will no longer be available after May 31 but we'll continue to add photographs to the AI 13 website. Keep checking back for new images, as more will be added each month.
Intertribal flashmob rehearsals Community Flashmob
June 5 will see NBS' community members participating in this year's flashmob routine. While normally celebrated on April 29, this year's routine pays homage to National Aboriginal History month with the routine choreographed by Santee Smith to A Tribe Called Red's DJ mix, Electric Inter-Tribal. Stay tuned and watch the YouTube video to be posted June 7.
Ideas Exchange Why attend this year's Ideas Exchange at NBS?
Here's why: "I have been attending the Ideas Exchange program for dance teachers for over 13 years and I keep returning because the knowledge I gain rejuvenates me as a teacher. I'm more confident in the skills and knowledge I can offer to my students back in Vancouver." –Lucienne Anczykowski, Place des Arts (Arts Centre and Music School), Coquitlam, BC. Register online...
wanttodance workshop Want To Dance Contest Winners
On Sunday, May 26, invited winners from the En Pointe/Just Dance, StarCatchers, The Ultimate Dance Connection competitions to spend a day at NBS. Young dancers participated in a class taught by NBS' artistic staff, toured the building and learnt the latest flashmob routine. Check out for more on the event.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Invitation to the Dance Invitation to the Dance by
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra

June 22 & 23, hear a concert of European classical era dances with the TSO! The Orchestra, led by Andrew Grams, performs famous waltzes of Tchaikovsky and Strauss, Hungarian Dances, and the Can-Can. Dance your way to Roy Thomson Hall to experience this exciting toe-tapping event! Buy tickets...
Adult Ballet class Adult Ballet
Our 9 Week Intro to Ballet class has started, but registration is still open until Sunday June 16. Learn ballet over the summer and register today!
Associates class Associates Program
Families who auditioned for the Associates Program in April and May will hear the results mid-June. AP Closing Demonstrations are on June 15th and 16th. Check the posted schedule for your child's performance time! Class portraits are now available for ordering. They will be available for pick-up on Closing Demonstration weekend. Registration for 2013-14 current students is underway.
Summer School class Summer School
Financial Aid applications are due at Apple Financial. Parents of students coming to Summer School are encouraged to complete and return these packages. In the meantime, get lots of rest as Summer School starts in a few weeks!
Summer School class Summer Donor Observation Experience
Wednesday, July 17 – This is our donors' last chance to observe NBS students in class this school year. Summer School offers the unique opportunity to see our full-time professional, auditioning and exchange students, refining their technique and training together. A unique benefit for donors $100+, RSVP by July 10, 2013 to Chelsea Ireton at 416.964.3780 x2205 or
Spring Campaign image "I'm playing my part..."
Just as it takes an entire cast and crew to produce a compelling ballet production, it takes a strong community of committed individuals working together to ensure our students reach their fullest academic and artistic potential. Meet a few of the amazing NBS team who are playing their part – and find out how you can play yours!
Golf Classic NBS' Golf Classic 2013!
Monday, June 17, 2013 – Join NBS for a day of golf, friendship and fundraising! Talent is the sole criterion for students' entry to NBS. Help the best and brightest shine, regardless of financial means... play golf with a purpose! Foursomes and hole sponsorships still available. Learn more...
The Shoe Room logo The Shoe Room Summer Hours
The Shoe Room will be starting our Summer Hours as of June 1st 2013. The Summer Hours will be in effect for the months of June, July, and August.
Tuesday – Friday: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED
Innovative Research Group logo Market Research Survey results
In February, the NBS community was invited to participate in a survey about NBS communications. We were thrilled that so many chose to respond to the survey and that your feedback was so positive. Read about the highlights and recommendations. Over the summer, we'll work to incorporate your suggestions into our publications beginning in September.
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