Xiao Nan Yu retires with The Merry Widow Farewell Performances June 19 and 22

Xiao Nan Yu in The Merry Widow. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

National Ballet of Canada‘s Principal Dancer Xiao Nan Yu retires at the end of the 2018/19 season after 22 years with the company. She will bid farewell dancing the role of Hanna Glawari in Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow. In this latest video, Ms. Yu shares what she loves most about The Merry Widow and why she selected this role to say goodbye. Her final performances take place Wednesday, June 19 and Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 pm. #TheMerryWidowNBC

The Merry Widow is onstage June 19 – 23, 2019 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

Full casting will be announced at a later date.