Over the years National Ballet audiences have seen definitive interpretations in the leading role of James by many leading men including Mikhail Baryshinkov. Mikhail Baryshnikov. Photo by Martha Swope.
The National Ballet's Karen Kain radiates confidence and allure in the principal role of The Merry Widow at the O'Keefe Centre; critic William Littler says. When John Meehan waltzed this lady around the stage; he earned the envy of every man in the audience Saturday night.
Nadia Potts and Tomas Schramek, lead dancers with the National Ballet of Canada, presented a beautifully molded pas de deux in the company's annual Christmas showpiece in 1975. (Photo by Reg Innell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)