Experience the tradition
Experience the tradition

Don't miss Alberta Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is a magical holiday tradition in Edmonton that's not to be missed. This year, Alberta Ballet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of choreographer Edmund Stripe’s rendering of E.T.A. Hoffman’s famous 1816 tale and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music with a special performance of The Nutcracker and the Vertica Resident Services blog team has everything you need to know about it.

The holiday season in Edmonton is a magical time. In addition to the snow, there is an electricity and sense of excitement in the air. The atmosphere is upbeat and alive -- no matter how chilly it gets outdoors. The people exude a warmth that comes from within. The Nutcracker taps into this special holiday magic. Experience this dramatic and joyful waking dream for yourself.

The Story

An enchanted gift of a wooden nutcracker takes a child on a magical adventure as the toy comes to life. Travel with them on a magical sleigh through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where they'll meet the Sugar Plum Fairy. Is it all a dream?

When and Where

The magic comes to town from December 6th to 9th at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Performances will feature the Alberta Ballet as well as the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter Dala. Get your tickets, today.

About the Performance

This delightfully traditional, opulent and historically authentic turn-of-the-century retelling of the famous tale takes place in the majestic Imperialist Russian era. This is when and where Tchaikovsky composed his classic masterpiece.

Allow yourself to be magically transported through music, dance, sumptuous sets, costumes and a cast of more than 120 talented performers. This special 10th anniversary edition will also feature new choreography and guest cameos.

Make your holiday dreams come true with this special performance of the timeless classic.

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