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    The National Ballet of Canada’s “Romeo and Juliet”
    October 14, 2016

    Meet Boris Volkoff, “the father of Canadian ballet”

    In Toronto there is a plaque on Yonge Street dedicated to Boris Volkoff, “the father of Canadian ballet.” As is often the case, the origin story of a dance culture is less straightforward – and more interesting. So how did ballet come to Canada? Like so much else, it arrived in waves, beginning with ambitious […]