The Goh Ballet’s critically acclaimed presentation of The Nutcracker, featuring principal dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and Pacific Northwest Ballet, will take to the stage for six performances of the holiday classic in December.
The Nutcracker, choreographed by Anna-Marie Holmes, will be presented Dec. 16-19 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 18-19 at 2 p.m. at The Centre in Vancouver for the Performing Arts, accompanied by musicians from the Vancouver Opera Orchestra.
Guest artists include Sonia Rodriguez and Piotr Stanczyk from The National Ballet of Canada and Mara Vinson and Karel Cruz from Pacific Northwest Ballet. Executive producer for The Nutcracker is Chan Hon Goh, former prima ballerina with The National Ballet of Canada.
The Goh Ballet’s presentation of The Nutcracker will also showcase sets and costumes by Zhang Dinghao and Li Ming, and lighting design by Pierre Lavoie.
The Nutcracker will also tour to Victoria Nov. 26-28, 2010, and perform at the Royal Theatre for its inaugural presentation by Dance Victoria. For more details, visit www.gohballet.com.