Nutcracker Ballet - Vancouver (BC)

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 6:00 pm
T: 800.745.3000

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. 

25 Years and 2 Generations Strong: Local Ballet Students Perform Side-by-Side with Moscow Ballet Pros in Vancouver on November

25 years and 2 generations later, over 75,000 local ballet students, ages 6 to 18 with at least 1 year of ballet training, perform side-by-side with Moscow Ballet pros. In Vancouver, the “Dance with Us”  cast will perform their roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker on Sunday, November 12, 2:00 pm matinee and 6:00 pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre this holiday season

“It was such an amazing opportunity for our young dancers to grow and see how a professional company works...the costumes were breathtaking, says Julia Zhmutski of Moscow Ballet Host Dance Studio Julia’s Dance Academy in Oklahoma City. The ballet students, who study at ballet schools in the area, auditioned for Moscow Ballet Audition Director MariiaSkoruk in the fall and rehearsed their roles at the Moscow Ballet Host Dance Studio Perform Art Studios Dance and Performing Arts School  The children’s roles are as Party Children, Small Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Sprites, Snow Maidens, and Act II’s Variations of the world’s five great heritages. The experience of auditioning for a professional, rehearsing with the company, being fitted in Moscow Ballet costumes, and performing for a live audience of a thousand or more is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience for these children! See the Dance with Us student dancers perform in the Great Russian

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.