Nutcracker Ballet Performances in the GTA

The Nutcracker ballet is a classic holiday experience for kids and parent alike, and the Greater Toronto Area offers many of wonderful interpretations of this beautiful Christmas show. See this timeless classic that will keep kids charmed and wide-eyed. We've rounded up variations of The Nutcracker playing in the GTA...

The Nutcracker, a Canadian Tradition by Ballet Jörgen
November 28 and 29, 2015
Holiday magic is made year after year by Canada’s Ballet Jörgen with The Nutcracker, a Canadian Tradition. Dancers in over 100 richly coloured costumes dance to Tchaikovsky’s well-loved score in front of stunning 30-foot backdrops featuring landscapes from The McMichael Canadian Art Collection. 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.
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The Nutcracker Presented by City Dance Corps
December 5, 2015
City Dance Corps presents a holiday classic with a twist. This timeless holiday classic is a must-see for the entire family. City Dance Corps' 8th annual faculty production returns to the stage with our very own remixed version of the Nutcracker, featuring an array of dance genres and an uplifting soundtrack. Join us as we bring this story to life through dance.
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The Nutcracker by National Ballet of Canada
December 12, 2015—January 3, 2016
The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker is Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition and an utter joy to experience, for children and adults alike. Join Marie and Misha on their magical Christmas Eve journey as they battle the Mouse Tsar, travel to the glittering winter realm of the Snow Queen and visit the magnificent palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy!
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The Nutcracker at Living Arts Centre
December 13, 2015
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings the most beloved ballet to glorious life, The Nutcracker. This company of distinguished dancers have showcased the unparalleled art of Russian ballet to countries throughout the world. Set to Tchaikovsky’s musical score this timeless ballet makes for a Holiday tradition the entire family can enjoy.
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30th Annual Nutcracker Presented by Pia Bouman School for Ballet
Dec 17, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015
Thursday December 17, is opening night for the longest-running Nutcracker performance in Toronto. Presented by Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative movement, a not-for-profit dance school in Parkdale, the performance brings together nearly 100 dancers ages 7-18 along with a community of volunteers and local dignitaries to share in this holiday favourite. An annual tradition for families in the area, the event brings Parkdale and its surrounding communities together for an evening of dance and holiday cheer. Proceeds go to supporting the school’s programming and bursary funds.
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Ballet Jörgen Canada presents The Nutcracker at Markham Theatre
December 30, 2015 - 2 shows
Holiday magic is made year after year by Ballet Jörgen Canada’s 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 family favourite that brings magic to the holidays.
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