Celia Franca: Tour de Forcefilm by Veronica Tennant
Posted 19 September 2006 - 01:19 PM
(from company website)
"Celia Franca film premiere
The National Ballet of Canada invites you to join Celia Franca and Karen Kain for the world premiere screening of a new documentary film by Veronica Tennant, C.C.
Celia Franca: Tour de Force .
On Tuesday, October 3, Veronica Tennant will unveil her film at the Carlu, the site of the Eaton Auditorium where The National Ballet of Canada made its debut on November 12, 1951. The film documents the life of Celia Franca and her tenacity in establishing the National Ballet in just ten months. It includes never-seen-before footage as well as interviews with Ms. Franca and other dance luminaries.
After the screening, mingle with alumni of the National Ballet and other special guests as we pay special tribute to Miss Franca and her dedication and vision in founding The National Ballet of Canada.
College Park (College Subway), 444 Yonge Street, 7 th Floor
Tuesday, October 3, 2006, 6:00pm, with reception to follow.
Tickets are $50 each
Space is limited. Please call 416-345-9595 by September 22.
This evening is sponsored by Burgundy Asset Management.
Celia Franca: Tour de Force is produced by Sound Venture Productions. Celia Franca: Tour de Force Special Features DVD is produced by Veronica Tennant Productions and Sound Venture Productions and has been made possible with the generous support of Donald Ross and David Banks."
Posted 19 September 2006 - 04:02 PM
Posted 20 September 2006 - 09:42 AM
I still enjoy my video of Tennant with Nureyev in the NBofC production of Nureyev's Sleeping Beauty.
Posted 27 September 2006 - 05:32 PM
Posted 23 October 2006 - 04:03 PM
In fact, the television guide in the Globe and Mail actually had TWO different programs listed to air at the same time on the 22nd. Grr.
Thankfully there is Ballet Talk, and I also know that Bravo tends to air dance programs on Monday evenings. So...I'll turn in again tonight (this time the sattelite actually gives me hope that the Celia Franca show will air)....and hope for the best!
Posted 31 January 2007 - 09:22 PM
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