Canada‘s Ukrainian Shumka Dancers‘ Nutcracker (Canada/Ukraine)

With Guests from Ukraine‘s Kyiv Ballet

Choreographers
Viktor Lytvynov + John Pichlyk
Music
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Additional Music arrangements
Yuri Shevchenko
Costume Design
Maria Levitska (National Opera of Ukraine)
Duration
1 hour, 27 minutes

Performance Dates

Thu. Dec. 10 • Available 5pm

Fri. Dec. 11 • All Day

Sat. Dec. 12 • All Day

Sun. Dec. 13 • Ends 10pm

The delightful story of young Clara, her dream prince, brave soldiers, and the meddling mice, is reimagined and proudly presented as a Ukrainian version of Tchaikovsky’s famous work in Shumka’s Nutcracker. This unique blend of the grace and lyricism of classical ballet with the strength and power of Ukrainian dance brings a special sense of energy and excitement to this Christmas classic.

“A perfect first Nutcracker for many generations…a powerful and beautiful thing to behold.” EDMONTON JOURNAL

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Ntucracker Story Time

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Nutcracker Story Time with professional storyteller Jim Leard, who will recount the magical story of Nutcracker  for your little ones to enjoy.

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Get in the Nutcracker spirit with colouring pages and paper dolls. Download and print more intricate colouring pages (teens and adults) or pages for kids and there’s paper doll cut-outs of the characters from the ballet.

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Performances

Thu. Feb. 25 • Available 5pm

Fri. Feb. 26 • All Day

Sat. Feb. 27 • All Day

Sun. Feb. 28 • Ends 10pm

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Performances

Thu. Apr. 8 • Available 5pm

Fri. Apr. 9 • All Day

Sat. Apr. 10 • All Day

Sun. Apr. 11 • Ends 10pm