Feb 20, 2013 11:01 AM EST | Ema White
Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, Karen Kain, announced principal casting for 'Nijinsky.'
Canadian premiere of 'Nijinsky' will open the Winter Season in Toronto on March 2, 2013.
The title role of Vaslav Nijinsky will be performed by Principal Dancer Guillaume Côté, Skylar Campbell and guest artist Alexandre Riabko, who is a Principal Dancer with The Hamburg Ballet.
Principal Dancers Jillian Vanstone, Heather Ogden, Sonia Rodriguez will dance in the role of Nijinsky's wife.
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The role of Serge Diaghilev, founder of Ballet Russes, will be portrayed by Principal Dancers Piotr Stanczyk and Jiří Jelinek.
For the full casting list and schedule visit http://national.ballet.ca/performances/season1213/Nijinsky/#Casting-tab.
Watch choreographer John Neumeier in rehearsal with The National Ballet of Canada in the video below.
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Watch 'Nijinsky' costumes in the video below.
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For more information about The National Ballet of Canada and 'Nijinsky' visit http://national.ballet.ca.
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