The Nutcracker

December 23, 2017 (Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto)

Toronto International Ballet Theatre presents “The Nutcracker”
(featuring stars of the BOLSHOI BALLET, artistic director: Tatiana Stepanova)

The classic charm and pageantry of The Nutcracker hits the stage in Toronto for its 10th annual performance.

About the Ballet:

    "Russian Version of the Nutcracker Retains Imperial Beauty"

    Share the stage with wonder as stars from Moscow’s treasured Bolshoi Ballet join Toronto International Ballet Theatre in this years unforgettable performance of The Nutcracker at the iconic Sony Centre! With unique choreography and an innovative vision, TIBT brings out the strengths of the community of dancers and interjects a fresh and fun atmosphere to the traditional tale, providing a unique experience to all who attend. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and some of the world’s best dancers, Toronto International Ballet Theatre’s performance preserves the imperial beauty and grandeur of the original Nutcracker.

Vyacheslav Lopatin (Principal Dancer, Bolshoi Ballet) was born in Voronezh. He graduated from the Voronezh state college of choreography. After graduation he took a study course at the Moscow state Academy of choreography. Having finished the course he joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 2003. At the present time his master-repetiteur is Boris Akimov.

Anastasia Stashkevich (Principal Dancer, Bolshoi Ballet) is a Russian Principal Dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet. She has been praised as one of the company’s stand out artists. She dazzles audiences with her delicate and radiant style, as she effortlessly glides with the music with perfect execution

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