While a lot of children have probably seen one of the animated movies of, or at least heard of, The Nutcracker, there is nothing quite like seeing a live performance. Experience a little magic and a lot of holiday spirit with loved ones of all ages at The Nutcracker ballet right here in Vancouver.
A treasured holiday tradition continues as local dancers present The Nutcracker. Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a magical journey as brave toy soldiers battle mischievous mice, snowflakes and sugarplum fairies dance, and everyone is carried away to a magical land, all to Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score.
There are several local dance studios with upcoming shows for the 2017 holiday season.
The Nutcracker presented by Friends of DanceWorks and Riverview Community Bank will perform at Prairie High School. Tickets are available for advance purchase for $16/Adult, $12/Seniors and Students, and $8/Child. Performances will be on Friday, December 8th at 7:00 pm; Saturday, December 9th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm; and Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 2:00 pm.
The Nutcracker presented by Columbia Dance will perform at Royal Durst Theatre, VSAA. Tickets are $20/Adult, $15/Senior/Student, and $10/Child and can be purchased in advance from Columbia Dance. Public performances will be on Friday, December 15th at 7:00 pm; Saturday, December 16th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm; Sunday, December 17th at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm; and Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 1:00 pm.
The Nutcracker presented by Vancouver Dance Theatre will perform at Fort Vancouver High School Theater. Tickets are $13 and may be purchased in advance from Beacock Music, Music World, and online from Vancouver Dance Theatre. Shows will be on Friday, December 1st, at 7:00 pm; Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 pm.