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National Ballet of Canada

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Excellent performance

I was amazed by the performance. The ballerinas are professional and the choreography is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
travelswithdrea
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Toronto, Canada
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Sleeping Beauty is magnificent!

Saw this ballet recently and it was simply wonderful. Costuming was brilliant and the performance... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
amg954
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I was amazed by the performance. The ballerinas are professional and the choreography is fantastic. The building itself is also very nice especially in the evening.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travelswithdrea
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Saw this ballet recently and it was simply wonderful. Costuming was brilliant and the performance was exquisite. The Four Seasons Centre is a first-rate venue for the ballet and did not disappoint in any way. Tickets for this ballet are expensive but worth the cost...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The set design and the costumes were eye-popping beautiful. The ballet is a series of well-choreographed ensemble dances. There were many festive special effects that worked, such as a dancing bear on roller skates and an amazing horse on stage (was it real or costume?)....More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank satipatipatti
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Went to an evening performance - so glad I could get tickets! Much appreciated the Ballet Talk by Peter Ottmann, the Senior Ballet Master, at 6:45 - well worth attending. He explained the ballet as ‘representation’ of a particular moment in Nijinsky’s life: his last...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Exquisite architecture and display. The whole experience was worth it. Superb performance. A must go place to enjoy the culture and history of the dancing arts.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was looking forward to seeing this ballet and though visually gorgeous and with some very effective music, the choreography was a real let down.It felt very "50's TV" dancing. Insubstantial with lots of mediocre leaping about and running around that we've all seen a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Canadianknowitall
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went to see the Nutcracker, a beautiful performance, the orchestra was magnificent, I enjoyed the entire performance. A great evening, a must-do activity in Toronto, no matter which ballet you see.

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank JaimeKarsch
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Though many may feel that ballet and opera are elitist and of no interest, how can you argue with an art form that has survived for a hundred or two hundred years? The National Ballet of Canada is a national treasure and something that everyone...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TrueNorth67
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed our first national ballet together. The Nutcracker is simply spectacular. WOW

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I`ve loved ballet since I took some lessons as a child and the National Bellet of Canada never disappoints afficianados of this mode of dance. When I travel to Toronto I always check to see if there is a performance at The Four Seasons for...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Barbara P
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Hopefully you don't suffer from vertigo, as anyone who does would not be able to tolerate the height of Ring 5. Otherwise you will have a clear view from anywhere you sit except that it will be from a great height.
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When they go on sale, they normally do a family four-pack which reduces the cost of the tickets. The Nutcracker only plays in November,December and January as it is the Xmas period. I don't believe there is any age... More
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