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Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition

December 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Holiday magic is made year after year by Ballet Jörgen’s traditional treasure The Nutcracker: a Canadian Tradition. Created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Bengt Jörgen to Tchaikovsky’s well-loved score, this delightful classic is a favourite that brings magic to the holidays.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

This is a beautiful Canadian work, and audiences are taken on Klara’s familiar, magical dream journey as she arrives in Canada and experiences winter landscapes filled with snowflakes, lumberjacks, Mounties, and creatures of the woods. This celebration of the wonder of the season is based on the popular traditional story The Nutcracker and the King of mice by E.T.A. Hoffman, enjoyed by audiences for years. The ballet’s second act is remembered for its celebration of varied dances, and our charming divertissements of raccoons, loons, dragonflies, and bears demonstrate Klara’s longing for the summer months as she travels excitedly through her dreams. The iconic, show-stopping pas-de-deux in the final act is lovingly danced by Lord and Lady Birch as they usher Klara safely home at the end of the adventure. Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker is destined to become a national treasure that will warm the hearts of young and old alike. It is a holiday tradition that has showcased the magic of the season for years. Rediscover the joy of dance with the show that audiences flock back to again and again.

Details

Date:
December 18, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://huntsvillefestival.ca/event/nutcracker-a-canadian-tradition/

Organizer

Huntsville Festival of the Arts
Phone:
7057894975
Email:
info@huntsvillefestival.on.ca
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Venue

Algonquin Theatre
37 Main Street East
Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1C1 Canada
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Phone:
705-789-4975
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