The Nutcracker

The Top Reasons Why Ballet Is Cool

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Ballet is beyond cool. It is a unique expression of a story and music combined. The dancers have gone through years of practises and hours of gruellin...

Becoming the Sugar Plum Fairy

Jillian Vanstone | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada Living
Jillian Vanstone

Visions of Sugar Plums are dancing in my head, but not in the way portrayed in T'was the Night Before Christmas. I'm visualizing my corrections and my goals for the solo and pas de deux I perform as The Sugar Plum Fairy in Act II of The National Ballet of Canada's The Nutcracker. I have just woken up and I am already in the process of preparing for my performance in the evening.

'Twas The Night: Where Style, The Season And Charity Meet (LOOK)

Kait Kucy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kait Kucy

What an incredible evening was had at The CORE Shopping Centre's 'Twas The Night Private Shopping Party! The downtown Calgary mall was chockful of incredible music performances, fashion shows, pyrotechnics and most importantly, amazing deals at many of the shops.

The Enduring Appeal of The Nutcracker

Karen Kain | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Kain