The Canadian Press

1996-01-30 | Ballet Kain

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Canada's foremost prima ballerina, Karen Kain, announced that she would retire as principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada at the end of the 1996-97 season. Kain said she would stay close to the National Ballet, but not as a choreographer. She said the first thing she would do on retirement is to take off her ballet shoes and keep them off. However, after a quarter-century career, Kain acknowledged it was hard to leave.

Date: 1996-01-30
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think the saddest thing is that I love to dance so very much I think that I'll be a dancer in my heart till the day I die I will still stay close to the company I will take great pride in watching all of the answers that I have seen come along and watch them develop and I don't expect to ever lose my love of the company but I have to lose my own dancing time >>