Fraser Valley Academy of
Fraser Valley Academy of Dance presents two performances of the Nutcracker 2017 on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Clarke Theatre.
- Matinee Performance: 1pm-2:45pm
- Evening Performance: 5pm-6:45pm
Information for Performers, including cast lists and rehearsal schedules.
Enjoy our Nutcracker trailer: https://vimeo.com/147947832
Establishing a true winter tradition in Mission, Artistic Director John C. Carney returns with the Fraser Valley Academy of Dance for its 10th season to the Clarke Theatre on December 9, 2017 to present his choreography of the Nutcracker ballet.
Having danced many roles in the Nutcracker with English National Ballet every winter season in London during his many years with the company, Mr. Carney brings an in-depth professional knowledge of this full-length classical ballet to this local stage. Over 100 students from his Academy will perform alongside professional guest artists including US professional dancer Alexander Negron (Milwaukee Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, School of American Ballet), Mission actor Shelley Janze as Mrs. Stahlbaum and Vancouver-based Justin Reist as the infamous King Rat.
Join the Stahlbaums’ festive party and follow Clara into her dream to witness the magical battle between Soldiers and Rats. Travel along with the mysterious Drosselmeyer through Snowflakes and across the serene Ocean to the Kingdom of Sweets to meet the Nutcracker Prince and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Be enchanted by the colourful and exciting dances of the Candy Canes, Flowers, Arabian, Spanish, Chinese, Smarties and Russian accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s imaginative score.
All the family will enjoy the magic of this traditional winter classic!
Schools can now book our in-school mini-Nutcracker during school days. Learn More.
Ticket prices (plus taxes & fees):
- $28 Adults
- $24 Seniors (65+)
- $22 Students (13+)
- $18 Children (12 & under)
- Children under 2 are free if they do not have their own seat
Tickets may be purchased online at fvad.tix.com or at the Academy at 33219 1st Avenue in Mission.
Contact the Academy for further information at 604-826-0097.
Looking for information for performers, including cast lists and rehearsal schedules? Visit our Performers’ Corner blog post for details.
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Clarke Foundation Theatre
Fraser Valley Academy of Danceinfo@fvad.ca