Alberta Ballet with Victoria Symphony

The Nutcracker

Edmund Stripe
Composed by
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
2 Hours (incl. intermission)
Royal Theatre (805 Broughton Street at Blanshard)

Performance Dates

Fri. Dec. 1 • 730pm

Sat. Dec. 2 • 200pm & 730pm

Sun. Dec. 3 • 200pm

Extravagant bejeweled sets and gorgeous costumes created by Emmy-Award winner Zack Brown create a ballet that looks like a wonderfully illustrated children’s book. Be transported back to 19th century Russia with the captivating magic of this beloved holiday classic.

“There’s a magic and whimsy to it that bewitches the children in all of us.” GEORGIA STRAIGHT

Presenting Sponsor sponsor: Jawl Bundon LLP


Pre-show Chat

The Nutcracker by Alberta Ballet. Dancers: Colby Parsons & Alison Dubsky. Photo: Paul McGrath

Join us before the show for Nutcracker story time in the theatre lobby prior to the performance.  A professional story teller will recount the magical story of The Nutcracker 45 minutes prior to curtain. Free to all ticket holders.

Klara's Closet

The Nutcracker by Alberta Ballet. Dancer: Alexandra Pera and Company. Photo: Paul McGrath

Klara opens her Nutcracker closet and shares her costumes for children to see, touch and even try on!  Visit Klara’s closet in the east theatre lobby prior to the performance.