A decade ago the Alberta Ballet was mapping out the program for its 40th season and Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître was looking for a
Mavis Staines was consumed by ballet as a child. "My very first lesson was in Ottawa in a community centre. The shoes I was wearing
As a city with no professional dance ensemble of its own, it isn’t often that Ottawa nabs the world premiere of a new ballet.
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens is doing something it hasn't done in 20 years. It's staging a version of one of the very first ballets.