Alberta Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Wednesday, December 7th
A magical holiday tradition danced to live orchestra with A broken nutcracker. A cursed prince. A magical adventure.
Feel the energy of the live orchestra as dancers take the stage, the house lights glow and a magical fairy tale begins. With this unforgettable ballet, Edmund Stripe reveals an elegant and seamless marriage between dancer and orchestration. Young and old will delight in the beauty and power of The Nutcracker, set to Tchaikovsky’s immortal score and performed live by the enormously talented Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Enter a Kingdom of Sweets, fall in love with a Sugar Plum Fairy, and bravely face an army of mischievous mice. In its authentic Russian setting, this intimate portrayal depicts a deeply romantic world complete with enormous Russian spoons and miniature mice. Introducing children to a world of art and culture, their young imaginations will light up as they relish in the legendary world of young Klara and her Nutcracker Prince. An experience to be cherished, a story to be a part of, we’re proud to share the most spectacular Nutcracker performance with you and your family.