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

I always have high hopes when I go see a dance performance that features live music. Whether it’s a classical ballet with full orchestra

“When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin For the legendary Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, the idea of creating a

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.