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The Nutcracker

Royal City Youth Ballet's production of The Nutcracker 

Performances at 12:30 and 4:00 pm

Experience the magic of The Nutcracker this holiday season with RCYB's full length ballet, featuring a cast of 100+ dedicated and enthusiastic dancers, under the artistic direction of Dolores Kirkwood, OBC.  Performing to Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's beautiful music, this traditional ballet has beautiful sets designed by Jean Claude Olivier and extravagant, colourful costumes by Chris Sinosich.

It is Christmas Eve, a time when dreams may become reality. Drosselmeyer, godfather to Clara, brings gifts and magic to her parent’s home for the annual Christmas party. His special gift to Clara is a large Nutcracker soldier. When she falls asleep after the party, Clara is cradling the Nutcracker in her arms, and begins to dream. In her dream, her Nutcracker soldier fights a battle and transports her on a sleigh through the Land of Sweets, where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and people from faraway lands. The ballet closes as Drosselmeyer brings Clara back from her dream, still cradling her Nutcracker soldier and treasuring her wonderful dreams.

Tickets:   $33 - Adults    $23 - Seniors    $20 - Child/Youth

Tickets available online:  nutcrackertix   or by calling : 604-476-2787  (The Act, Maple Ridge)

Location: Abbotsford Arts Centre