The second Canada All Star Ballet Gala, an international production celebrating masterpieces of neoclassical and modern ballet to be held on Sat, October 28, 2017 at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto.
Featuring a star studded cast from the world’s elite ballet companies such as:
Paris Opera Ballet (France)
Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy)
Mariinsky Theatre (St. Petersburg, Russia)
The National Ballet of Canada
American Ballet Theatre (New York, USA)
Bavarian State Ballet (Munich, Germany)
English National Ballet (London, Great Britain)
San Francisco Ballet (USA)
Dortmund Ballet (Germany)
and organized by a team of globally recognized curators, this unique ballet event is the most ambitious tribute to the art form to date in Canada. This special evening highlights the inimitable beauty of the choreography, musical arrangements and narrates that have enchanted audiences over the last 100 years.
The selections are performed by more than a dozen of ballet’s superstars the current standard bearers of virtuosity who have honed their skills and danced on the most prestigious stages worldwide.
The Canada All Star Gala is a grand scale project aiming to enlighten audiences from ballet novice to dance professional and performing arts aficionados. This landmark Canadian event spotlights the National Ballet of Canada, whose artistic vision and technical mastery have in recent years placed the company on par with the world’s top theatres.
The Canada All Star Gala looks ahead by providing a new generation of audience members the chance to witness a unique collaboration, illuminating the diverse interpretations of classical, neoclassical and modern ballet.
We are delighted to confirm that all 3,000 guests of the Canada All Star Ballet Gala WILL GET a FREE gift from the organizers – a 50 page full colour brochure where you will find not only a full Program of October 28th production and information on its participants, but also many interesting educational articles about ballet.
Exhibited in the lobby, there will be a series of original art work, created by children ages 6-14. These beautiful paintings and sketches will provide an opportunity to share and integrate art in many ways.
The highlights of the event:
17 international ballet stars,
9 Elite Ballet Theatres,
1 World Premiere,
15 ballet choreographic works,
12 out of 15 choreographic works that have never been performed in Canada.
International ballet superstars from seven countries return to Toronto for the second Canada All-Star Ballet Gala:
Timofej Andrijashenko, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Emma Hawes, National Ballet of Canada
Isaac Hernández, English National Ballet, London, Great Britain
Marlon Dino, Dortmund Ballet, Germany
Jurgita Dronina, English National Ballet, London, Great Britain & National Ballet of Canada
Christopher Gerty, National Ballet of Canada
Maria Kochetkova, San Francisco Ballet & American Ballet Theatre, USA
Lucia Lacarra, Dortmund Ballet, Germany
Carlo Di Lanno, San Francisco Ballet, USA
Anastasia Lukina, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia
Svetlana Lunkina, National Ballet of Canada
Evan Mackie, National Ballet of Canada
Nicoletta Manni, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Hugo Marchand, Paris Opera Ballet, France
Ludmila Pagliero, Paris Opera Ballet, France
Piotr Stanczyk, National Ballet of Canada
Dmitry Vyskubenko, Bavarian Opera Ballet, Munich, Germany
1 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2, Canada
Sat, 28 October, 2017, 8:00 pm