In January 2022, Hope Muir will assume the artistic leadership of The National Ballet of Canada. She brings curiosity, an instinct for collaboration and an abiding love for new work and the creative process, rooted in her international career as a dancer, guest teacher, stager, rehearsal director and artistic leader. Since 2017, Hope has been Artistic Director of Charlotte Ballet where she has rebuilt the repertoire with new work and underpinned it with a commitment to strong classical training. Resolute in her support of dancers, openminded and ambitious in her programming, Hope is a generous and exciting leader of today.
“My hopes and ambitions for The National Ballet of Canada are to continue the standard of excellence that has been built over the years, cultivate new voices and choreographers, curate a repertoire unlike any in the world, educate our audiences, provide access and have an inclusive, supportive, encouraging working environment. I just want the company to continue to go from strength to strength.”
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