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By James Neufeld

ISBN-10: 1459701216

ISBN-13: 9781459701212

This is the tale of the nationwide Ballet of Canada – the folks, the selection, and the way at sixty it's nonetheless growing new paintings whereas nonetheless representing the classics.

Passion to Dance is the tale of the nationwide Ballet of Canada – the folks who dreamt the corporate into lifestyles, the choice had to continue it afloat, the bumps at the street to its good fortune, and mainly, its ardour for dance as a residing, evolving paintings shape.

From catch-as-catch-can beginnings – borrowed quarters, tiny phases, huge, immense goals the nationwide Ballet has emerged as certainly one of North America’s prime dance troupes. the corporate at sixty is an organization of its time, engaged in developing demanding new paintings, but dedicated to conserving the classics of the prior, favourites like Swan Lake, The Nutcracker,and The slumbering Beauty.

100 and fifty pictures from the company’s information illustrate this definitive heritage, packed with eyewitness bills, behind the curtain glimpses, and engaging element. this can be a checklist of 1 of Canada’s boldest cultural experiments, a booklet to take pleasure in now and retain without end.

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