Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts presents

 The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition 2018

 Showtime: Sunday December 9 7:00 PM

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s 2018-2019 season will also include its annual tour of The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition canadasballetjorgen.ca/the-nutracker. Choreographed by Bengt Jörgen to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, the ballet is set in and around Algonquin Park in 1912 and features Trillium flowers, loons and other distinct Canadian representations replacing the traditional Nutcracker dances. Designed by award-winning designer Sue Lepage, the sets and costumes take audiences on a grand journey through northern landscapes filled with snowflakes, Mounties, raccoons, chipmunks, bears and other creatures of the woods.

This delightful re-working of the timeless classic is born from a collaboration with Kleinberg Ontario’s world-renowned McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition features backdrops and other elements from Canada’s 20th Century landscape artists - Franklin Carmichael’s Church and Houses at Bisset (1931), Tom Thomson’s Snow in the Woods (1916) and L.L. FitzGerald’s Trees and Wildflowers (1922).

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Purchase tickets by:

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Online: www.sandersoncentre.ca

$5.00 eyeGO tickets are available for high school students with valid ID. $20.00 uGO tickets are available to university and college students with valid ID.

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For further information on this release contact Liz Oden (519) 752-9910 x 5022 or loden@brantford.ca