Nutcracker Ballet - Vancouver (BC)

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker coming to Vancouver at Queen Elizbeth Theatre on November 12 ~ Tickets On Sale Now.


The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will be in Vancouver on Sunday, November 12, 2:00 pm matinee, and 6:00 pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Set Concept designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50 ft tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score. 

Tickets start at $28.00. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Discounts for Seniors 65+, Active and Inactive Armed Services, and Motorclub members are available from .  Single tickets in Vancouver are available April 10 at or call  Ticketmaster 855-985-5500. 

Vancouver Area Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet’s Mariia Skoruk on Thursday, September 6 at Host Studio Perform Arts Studio

Vancouver area ballet students ages 7 to 17 are invited to audition on Thursday, September 7, 6:00 pm for Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Mariia Skoruk at Host Dance Studio Perform Arts Studio, #244, 123 Carrie Cates Court (Lonsdale Quay Market)  North Vancouver, BC 37M 3K7.  The Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training.

Ballerina Mariia Skoruk will lead auditions and rehearse the young dancers in their assigned roles. Successful auditionees perform side-by-side with the Moscow Ballet company in the Great Russian Nutcracker in roles that were created exclusively for their age and skill levels such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens and more. Mariia Skoruk also leads the young dancers at dress rehearsal with the Russian company the day of the performance. This is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience for aspiring young dancers. The Dance-with-Us program is in its 25th year of auditioning and rehearsing student dancers in each tour city to perform with the professional company. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Sign up to audition today at .

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Nov 12, 2:00 pm matinee and 6:00 pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Find Tickets here .

Perform Art Studios Dance and Performing Arts School is proud to introduce North Vancouver's leading dance faculty comprised of highly experienced and fully qualified dance instructors. Ballet Division instructors are all fully registered Royal Academy of Dance teachers. The studio focuses on small classes, personal attention and quality training and that's not just an opinion, it is reflected in the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ballet dance exam results. Perform Art Studios School of Dance & Performing Arts features 3 beautiful and professionally designed studios which are and built to the highest specification and are fitted with full-length mirrors, ballet barres and are fully air-conditioned. Each studio is specially designed with 'sprung' sub-flooring, a necessity for safe dance practice. All dance studios have a Rosco dance floor finish, making them versatile for all dance styles.

About The Queen Elizabeth Theatre

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancouver is one of Canada’s largest proscenium theatres with 2,765 seats. Refurbished in 2009, the theatre hosts opera, Broadway, music, presentations, and a broad spectrum of entertainment shows. Located downtown the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Salons are ideal for meetings, pre and post show receptions, and small parties. Bright with hardwood floors and large windows, the Salons have a separate entrance for private gatherings. Outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Queen Elizabeth Plaza hosts many outdoor performances and festivals.