An internationally renowned company, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens is dedicated to the development of ballet in all its forms, drawing upon the foundations and discipline of classical ballet.
A leader in the cultural sector, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens distinguishes itself by its commitment to the creation of works by up-and-coming artists, by the high performance ability of its dancers and by presenting the master works of the world's best choreographers.
Through its production, presentation and educational activities, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens reaches a wide public, here and abroad, seeking to inspire new discoveries, stimulate the imagination and convey a deep passion for dance.
With its creative approach to the great classics, as well as through the innovative new works it presents to its audiences, Les Grands Ballets is able to move its spectators. Differently.
Performing in Montreal and some 10 North American and European cities for 100,000 spectators annually, the company of 35 dancers seeks to ensure the accessibility of the ballet to future generations. One of the country’s most highly reputed performing arts troupes, Les Grands Ballets acts both as presenter of some of the world’s most exciting ballet companies in Montreal, and, on tour, as cultural ambassador for Montreal and Canada. Critics everywhere laud the work of the company, which just celebrated its 50th Anniversary.
Les Grands Ballets’ educational projects reach 3,500 children each year, including many from disadvantaged backgrounds. The company also produces free summer performances, and devotes certain shows to helping raise money for other charitable causes.
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