Thursday November 16, 2017

Siphesihle November's journey from South Africa to the National Ballet of Canada

(Karolina Kuras)

Listen 14:20

In 2009, Siphesihle November's life changed. He was performing at a school recital in South Africa when a Canadian couple took notice of his unique skills. From there, he applied and got into Canada's National Ballet School. Fast forward eight years and he is now a corps member of the National Ballet of Canada.

Today, November joins guest host Ali Hassan on the show to discuss his unique journey and the importance of diversifying the ballet world.

Siphesihle November

(Melody Lau/CBC)

— Produced by Cora Nijhawan