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National Ballet of Canada Onegin

The National Ballet of Canada: Onegin

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ONEGIN
Choreographer: John Cranko

The National Ballet of Canada


The National Ballet of Canada has announced principal casting for their upcoming run of John Cranko’s Onegin which includes the final performances of Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté in the title role.

For opening night on November 22 at Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, Côté will dance with Jurgita Dronina (her debut as Titania), Tina Pereira (debut as Olga), Harrison James (Lensky), and Josh Hall (debut as Prince Gremin).

PRINCIPAL CASTING

Eugene Onegin 

  • Guillaume Côté (November 22, 24 at 7:30 pm)
  • Naoya Ebe* (November 23 at 2:00 pm/November 25 at 7:30 pm)
  • Christopher Gerty* (November 23 at 7:30 pm/November 26 at 2:00 pm)
  • Larkin Miller* (November 25 at 2:00 pm)

Tatiana 

  • Jurgita Dronina* (November 22, 24 at 7:30 pm)
  • Koto Ishihara* (November 23 at 2:00 pm/November 25 at 7:30 pm)
  • Heather Ogden (November 23 at 7:30 pm/November 26 at 2:00 pm)
  • Svetlana Lunkina (November 25 at 2:00 pm)

Olga  

  • Tina Pereira* (November 22, 24 at 7:30 pm)
  • Emerson Dayton* (November 23 at 2:00 pm/November 25 at 7:30 pm)
  • Genevieve Penn Nabity* (November 23 at 7:30 pm)
  • Tirion Law* (November 25 at 2:00 pm)
  • Jeannine Haller* (November 26 at 2:00 pm)

Lensky  

  • Harrison James (November 22, 24 at 7:30 pm)
  • Keaton Leier* (November 23 at 2:00 pm/November 25 at 7:30 pm)
  • Isaac Wright* (November 23 at 7:30 pm/November 26 at 2:00 pm)
  • Siphesihle November* (November 25 at 2:00 pm)

Prince Gremin  

  • Josh Hall* (November 22, 24 at 7:30 pm)
  • Ben Rudisin (November 23 at 2:00 pm/November 25 at 7:30 pm)
  • Peng-Fei Jiang* (November 23 at 7:30 pm/November 26 at 2:00 pm)
  • Donald Thom* (November 25 at 2:00 pm)

Madame Larina  

  • Stephanie Hutchison (November 22, 24, 25 at 7:30 pm/November 23 at 2:00 pm)
  • Alexandra MacDonald (November 23 at 7:30 pm/ November 25, 26 at 2:00 pm)

Nurse  

  • Chelsy Meiss (November 22, 24, 25 at 7:30 pm/November 23 at 2:00 pm)
  • Stephanie Hutchison (November 23 at 7:30 pm/ November 25, 26 at 2:00 pm)

*debut in role

Cranko’s choreographed Onegin in 1965 inspired by Alexander Pushkin’s novel, Eugene Onegin. It is set to Tchaikovsky’s music and complemented by Santo Loquasto’s designs.


Featured photo of Guillaume Côté in John Cranko’s Onegin. Photo by Karolina Kuras.

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Date

Nov 22 - 26, 2023
Expired!

Location

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
145 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 4G1, Canada

Company

The National Ballet of Canada
The National Ballet of Canada