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Where to Stay for the National Ballet of Canada

Founded in 1951 in the city of Toronto is the National Ballet of Canada. It is a classical ballet repertory company that had Celia Franca as the first artistic director. The current artistic director, Karen Kain has announced the 2021-2022 season will be returning to the stage. These incredible performances are held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in downtown Toronto.

The National Ballet of Canada is famous for the refinery and broadness of its repertoire.

This is composed of legacy works, classics, imaginative contemporary pieces and invigorating new creations from choreographers within Canada and across the globe. The company devotes itself to making ballet open to all individuals. From school programs to family occasions, they offer many inspiring ways of evolving the crowds' mindfulness, appreciation and comprehension of dance.

This article will highlight the National Ballet of Canada’s performances, services offered and how to get to the centre.


Angels’ Atlas & Serenade

November 11-21, 2021

Angels’ Atlas was created by Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite for The National Ballet of Canada in March 2020 to ecstatic reviews. The ballet unravels against a distorting wall of light that conveys the illusion of profundity and a feeling of the natural world. Here, the moving body turns into an indication of humankind's temporariness and – similarly – its imperativeness inside a tremendous, mysterious world. Set to original music by Owen Belton and choral pieces by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Morten Lauridsen, Angels’ Atlas is a profound new work from one of the world’s leading contemporary choreographers.


The Nutcracker

December 10-31, 2021

The story goes as squabbling siblings Misha and Marie are attending a Christmas party at their country estate when their mysterious Uncle Nikolai arrives, bearing gifts. These include a beautiful nutcracker doll for Marie who takes it to the nursery that night. Then the magic begins. The clock strikes twelve, the Christmas tree grows to enormous proportions, and Misha and Marie begin their journey to the icy realm of the Snow Queen and golden palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy where they must learn to get along. Truly a classic you would most definitely want to witness, so buy your tickets today!


Purchasing Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Four Seasons Centre or over the phone at 416 345 9595 or toll free at 1 866 345 9595. The National Ballet of Canada Box Office is located at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West, Toronto.



The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is located at 145 Queen Street West, Toronto, on a full city block bordered by University Avenue, Queen, Richmond and York streets. The main entrance is at the southeast corner of the Queen and University intersection. There are direct entrances to the centre from the parking garage and from Osgoode Subway Station. Osgoode subway station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line. The Queen streetcar stops outside the building at the corner of University Avenue.


Short-term Rentals

The National Ballet of Canada brings together dancers, aspiring dancers, and overall individuals that have an appreciation for the performing arts and hotel rooms are sold out early. If you are looking to book to watch any of the performances at the Four Seasons Centre, you can still book with Avalon Suites Yorkville. We are located 7-minutes to public transportation like the TTC to St. George Station and Bay Station.

There are also many advantages to staying with Avalon Suites Yorkville. Each of our suites comes with a fully furnished kitchen with kitchen appliances such as a microwave, stovetop, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, and Nespresso machine. Suites also have an in-suite washer and dryer, a smart TV, and complimentary Wi-Fi, access to a gym and fitness centre, conference room, and concierge service.


Avalon Suites Yorkville

More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness centre and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.

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