THE NUTCRACKER

The Top Reasons Why Ballet Is Cool

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 gruelling rehearsals to be able to grace the stage. With a...
Sian Richards

Becoming the Sugar Plum Fairy

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.