“There’s a magic and whimsy to it that bewitches the children in all of us.” Georgia Straight
Perfect for all ages, this production returns to the NAC by popular demand!
Sparkling snowflakes glisten against an azure sky, and the familiar strains of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music fill the air.
Alberta Ballet’s sumptuous production casts a bewitching spell with Edmund Stripe’s charming original choreography for Klara, The Nutcracker Prince, and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Extravagant bejewelled sets and one-of-a-kind costumes, created by Emmy Award winner Zack Brown, give the ballet the look of a gorgeously illustrated children’s book. Prepare to be transported to 19th century Russia with the captivating magic of this beloved holiday classic.
Please note early curtain times
Fabulous Sugar Plum Parties
Join us one hour before the show for crafts, dress-up, activities for the kids, and more!
Performance is approximately 2 hours including intermission