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Ballet Festival

Ballet Festival

| 11 min
Ballet Festival
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From the Canada Carries On series, this is a look at Canada's first national Ballet Festival. Amateur companies from Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Hamilton and Vancouver perform at Toronto's Royal Alexander Theatre. An Ottawa company dances Les Sylphides. The Winnipeg Ballet appears in Visages by Walter Kaufman and the Volkoff Ballet of Toronto in Red Ear of Corn by John Weinzweig, both new Canadian works.

  • director
    Roger Blais
  • producer
    Don Mulholland
  • photography
    Lorne C. Batchelor
  • editing
    Nicholas Balla
  • narrator
    Tom Benson
  • music
    Louis Applebaum



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