Series consists of Professor Neufeld’s research material on ballet in Canada in relation to his published books and articles. His published books on ballet include Power to Rise: The Story of The National Ballet of Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996), Passion to Dance: The National Ballet of Canada (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2011), and Karen Kain: Artistic Director (Toronto: National Ballet of Canada, 2019).
Files include correspondence, interview transcripts and notes, newspaper clippings, and notes on materials from archival collections held at the National Ballet of Canada Archives, Library and Archives Canada, University of British Columbia Archives, and Toronto Reference Library. Series also includes articles written for the International Dictionary of Dance on the National Ballet of Canada and Celia Franca. Series also includes notes for a conference Neufeld attended for Sir Frederick Ashton, British ballerina and choreographer as well as workshops Professor Neufeld facilitated for the National Ballet of Canada and the American Ballet Company.