Les Grands Ballets Canadiens’ unique and innovative holistic approach to dance laid the foundations for the National Centre for Dance Therapy (NCDT), an organization that champions the many benefits of dance. With the centre’s creation, the value of well-being joined the ranks of the company’s basic values, alongside excellence, risk-taking, openness and inclusion, and complements its wish to give back to the community.
The dancers are at the heart of the company, and deserve all our attention. The company therefore takes great care to monitor and preserve their physical and mental health in order to prevent injury and allow them to practice their discipline in a safe way and for as long as possible, the cornerstone of performance quality.
The dancers’ health benefits include: