What’s At Stake: National Ballet Of Canada Comes To NY

The National Ballet of Canada is back touring, and after a seven year absence, has performed in New York. Being seen in the dance capital is as much about image as dance: “When Americans see that we represent world class standards in the arts, it gives us a different image than mountains and Mounties. A visit such as that of the National Ballet to the Brooklyn Academy is crucial to what we do here.” But the reviews have not been kind, and the theatre was not full. So what now?