Ballet Manila dancers perform at The Nutcracker Dec. 15

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker shines this week for another enchanting holiday season

Press Release

Vancouver, B.C. – One of British Columbia’s most beloved traditions will be returning this week as Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker premieres for the 2016 holiday season. Premiering on Thursday, December 15, 7:30pm at The Centre for Performing Arts in downtown Vancouver, the iconic production will dazzle audiences of all ages.

With performances by internationally renowned principal dancers Guillaume Côté and Jurgita Dronina (in her Vancouver debut) from the National Ballet of Canada as well as guest appearances from Ballet Manila, this year’s production brings together both international and local dancers to celebrate Clara’s magical journey. The show – Vancouver’s only professional ballet production running for eight consecutive years now – features award-winning ballroom dancers, Shumka Ukrainian dancers, live magic tricks on-stage and a guest appearance from famous Vancouver drag queen, Symone Says.

With over 200 glittering costumes and live accompaniment by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is an annual classic masterpiece not to be missed.

Dates and Times of Performances:
December 15, 16, 19 and 20 at 7:30pm
December 17 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
December 18 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm

The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
777 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

About Goh Ballet:
Since 1978, Vancouver, Canada has been home to the Goh Ballet, a vibrant, innovative and diverse dance organization. Under the direction of Chan Hon Goh since 2010, the organization is following the vision of its founders while expanding on current artistic aspirations. A company that pursues technical and artistic excellence while raising cultural awareness in our communities through performance productions, the Goh Ballet is synonymous with excellence, training talent and fostering the presentation of classical ballet. It provides extraordinary opportunities for dancers to reach their full potential, while contributing to the artistic well being of our city and country. At the forefront of the arts community, Goh Ballet has been invited to perform around the world, including tours to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, France and the U.S.A.

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