Vancouver’s favourite holiday tradition is back! Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker runs December 20th - 22nd at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Looking for something to get you in the holiday spirit?
Maybe something with a sugar plum fairy or two?
Presented by Goh Ballet, The Nutcracker is one of the most beloved holiday traditions in Vancouver, offering families, couples and friends the opportunity to unplug, come together and enjoy some timeless holiday cheer.
This year, which marks the 11th anniversary of Goh Ballet’s production, will feature a faithful reproduction of the holiday classic complete with dramatic sets, and lavish costumes. Featuring world-renowned dancers from the National Ballet of China, The National Ballet of Canada, and Bavarian State Ballet, Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is set to Tchaikovsky’s memorable score, which will be performed live by members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra.
To celebrate this memorable holiday tradition, we’ve partnered with Goh Ballet to award one lucky winner 4 VIP Experience tickets to The Nutcracker performance on Sunday, December 22 at 5:00 pm. The Goh Ballet x V.I.A. Nutcracker Grand Prize includes:
• 4 VIP Experience tickets to Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker on December 22, 2019 at 5:00pm
• Prime Orchestra Seating
• Personal welcome from the Grand Mother Ginger, affectionately known as Mère Gigogne
• 1 Collectable Program and Limited Edition autographed Show Card
• Pre-show Champagne Reception and Photo-op with Costumed Dancers
• An Exclusive Private Post-Show Backstage Tour and a Meet-and-Greet with the Performers
Goh Ballet’s production is choreographed by B.C.’s own legendary Anna-Marie Holmes, an award-winning ballerina and choreographer who has appeared and has taught in more than thirty countries on five continents. Known for her interpretations of the Russian classics, Ms. Holmes has produced or set these great works in Lisbon, Oslo, Helsinki, Antwerp, Naples, Florence, New York and Tokyo. Her staging of “Le Corsaire” for American Ballet Theater appeared on PBS’s “Great Performances”, for which it won an Emmy Award.
Raved by critics to be a show that keeps on giving, with surprise and delight that follow one after another, it's a sure pick whether you’re looking to indulge in nostalgia or create new traditions, this year’s rendition of the iconic holiday ballet is sure to make lasting memories for years to come.