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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Sleeping Beauty review: NBC’s latest rouses the youth by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

There’s probably no classical ballet that tests an entire company’s technical mettle more than The Sleeping Beauty

SOURCE: news.nationalpost.com at 04:08PM
Monday, June 1, 2015

Ratmansky & Côté review: National Ballet of Canada heads toward the light by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Today’s top choreographers are pushing the boundaries with provocative works that make the audience work as well

SOURCE: news.nationalpost.com at 05:20PM
Friday, December 19, 2014

The Nutcracker is a family show, but what to the kids really think of the annual ballet? We asked by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Having reviewed James Kudelka’s Nutcracker many times, Dana Glassman thought: Wouldn’t it be fascinating to hear a critique by children?

SOURCE: news.nationalpost.com at 02:47PM
Monday, November 10, 2014

The stunning complexity of the National Ballet’s Manon, reviewed by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

The ballet's tragic ending leaves you feeling like your heart is about to explode

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 10:00AM
Saturday, June 7, 2014

Dance Review: Don’t miss the National Ballet’s Cinderella by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

James Kudelka’s Cinderella fits the National Ballet of Canada exactly the way the glass slipper fits the central character’s foot: perfectly

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 12:37PM
Monday, June 2, 2014

Theatre review: Not a lot of feeling in Flashdance — the Musical by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

You couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic audience at Thursday night’s performance of Flashdance — The Musical

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 03:13PM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Dance Review: Despite tight moves, Arrabal’s story falls apart by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

A great theatrical production often includes hot dancing, fabulous music, catchy design and a powerful story. Arrabal possesses all of those traits; what it lacks is the glue that binds them…

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 01:15PM
Saturday, March 1, 2014

Ballet Review: National Ballet of Canada’s A Month in the Country and Watch Her highlight the company’s formidable talent by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

It's no secret that a ballet career is short and there comes a time when even the most acclaimed dancers are forced to bid adieu to certain roles. But often when one door closes another opens

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 02:03PM
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Theatre Review: Heartbeat of Home hops with Irish roving rhythms by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Heartbeat of Home was created by John McColgan and Moya Doherty — the husband and wife team that launched Riverdance close to 20 years ago

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 12:01PM
Monday, December 16, 2013

Ballet Review: The National Ballet’s Nutcracker is for kids from one to 92 by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

James Kudelka’s enchanting 1995 version of The Nutcracker returned to the Four Seasons Centre on Saturday for its annual run, warming the hearts of audience members who battled the first r…

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 03:05PM
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dance Review: National Ballet’s Innovation is not barre for the course by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

A ballet company could easily pack its seasons with classical war-horses and fill seats, but for true artistic growth you need to be a bit of a gambler

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 04:38PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Dance Review: No ugly ducklings to see in National Ballet’s Swan Lake by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Swan Lake is arguably the most popular ballet and also the most challenging

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 05:43AM
Friday, June 21, 2013

Dance Review: National Ballet dances the line in The Man in Black, a tribute to Johnny Cash by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

The Man in Black is so deeply touching and poignant that I could watch it again and again

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 03:31PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Dance review: The National Ballet’s Carmen is plain in Spain by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

The posters promise lust, betrayal and murder, but the show itself never really ignites

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 10:10AM
Sunday, March 3, 2013

Dance review: National Ballet’s Nijinsky soars to intense heights by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

The National Ballet of Canada’s performance of John Neumeier’s Nijinsky is so powerful and chilling, it stays with you long after the curtain goes down.

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 07:54PM
Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Nutcracker reviewed: National Ballet of Canada’s holiday mainstay is nothing short of spectacular by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

At this time of year, you can hear the popular strains of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker play in nearly every shopping mall.

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 04:53PM
Thursday, December 6, 2012

Dance review: National Ballet of Canada’s Giselle creates the perfect compound by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Karen Kain’s programming choices for the fall season couldn’t be more of a dance of opposites.

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 05:07PM
Monday, November 12, 2012

Dance Review: National Ballet of Canada’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland sets a new standard by Dana Glassman, Special To National Post

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland left a strong impression the first time around and continues to wow in second viewing

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 02:00PM

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