Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2011

Comments 66 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet’s presentation of The Nutcracker opens this week in Vancouver, just ahead of the last-minute holiday rush. Award-winning dancers, gymnasts, ballroom couples, and guests from the American Ballet Theatre will bring this classic tale alive with the accompaniment of the Vancouver Opera’s orchestra.

Goh Ballet Nutcracker
Photo courtesy of Goh Ballet

Experience Clara’s dream come to life as she embarks on a magical journey through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where she is greeted by the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy. An unforgettable adventure awaits as her gallant Nutcracker battles the evil Mouse King and his army of mischievous mice. This heart-warming production is sure to delight audiences of all ages with more than 200 glittering costumes, dramatic sets and valuable lessons…

Tickets are currently available from $30 to $95, plus fees and taxes. Showtimes are 7:30pm December 15th through the 18th and a 2:00pm matinee on the 17th and 18th.

If you would like to attend this production of The Nutcracker, from Vancouver’s Goh Ballet Youth Company, here’s how you can enter to win a pair of tickets for opening night:

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I will draw one winner tomorrow afternoon, December 14, 2011 at 4:00pm. The tickets will be for opening night on Thursday, December 15, 2011 only.

Update The winner is Yasmine!

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  1. StephanieTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:20pm PST

    ohmygoodness I want to see this so badly!

  2. Genevieve BarronsTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:21pm PST

    I would love to go!

  3. CameronTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:24pm PST

    My fiancée could really do with a night out – this would be perfect.

  4. richard wTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:24pm PST

    LOVE to take my girfriend!!!

  5. AnnieTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:25pm PST

    Omg!!! I’d love to give these to my mom!!! She’s been wanting to see this again since she was little!

  6. MeaghanTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:25pm PST

    How cute! Must see this, it’s not Christmas without The Nutcracker.

  7. ChrisTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:30pm PST

    This would be amazing to see. Count me in!

  8. RobertaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:32pm PST

    I would love to go see this! I saw the Nutcracker Ballet last when I was a little girl 🙂

  9. CandiceTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:37pm PST

    Thanks for remind us of all the wonderful things Vancouver has to offer during the holidays 🙂 Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas 🙂

  10. staceyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:37pm PST

    would love to go to the ballet!

  11. Lois PattersonTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:38pm PST

    I’d love to take my daughter once again.

  12. VickyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:42pm PST

    Would love to take my mom while she’s here visiting…great contest!

  13. SaraTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:43pm PST

    I’d love to win this one!

  14. SanazTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:53pm PST

    I would love to take my mom to this show.

  15. oanaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 3:54pm PST

    I’d love to go!

  16. KimTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:17pm PST

    I would love to see this! Never been and always wanted to go.

  17. Aaron SchallieTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:18pm PST

    I would love to go see this.. awesome!

  18. YasmineTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:22pm PST

    Would LOVE to take my best girfriend! 🙂 Happy Holidays!!

  19. fionaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:25pm PST

    would love to see this

  20. alice irwinTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:30pm PST

    I have watched this in almost every cartoon version there is this week with my 4 year old daughter – Tom and Jerry’s The Nutcracker, Barbie in The Nutcracker, the Wonderpets in The Nutcracker …………… please choose me so I can show her that its much more magnificant than she thinks…………..

  21. Michael KwanTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:33pm PST

    I’ve been to musicals and I’ve been to theatre, but I don’t think I’ve ever been to ballet.

  22. SundeepTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:36pm PST

    I would love to take my little niece to watch this!

  23. MaryTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:40pm PST

    i would love to see this. nutcracker all the way

  24. kahhleeTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 4:56pm PST

    never seen a ballet performance, would love to go!

  25. mariaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 5:05pm PST

    I would love to go!

  26. SandraTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 5:13pm PST

    I love the ballet, but I never get to go.

  27. VanessaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 5:21pm PST

    Oh yea! This looks lovely!

  28. MichelleTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 5:39pm PST

    I would love to take my mom to this! Thanks for the opportunity!!

  29. CorTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 5:40pm PST

    I have never been to the Nutcracker! I would love to go, my friend’s daughter is it. Unfortunately I’m a student, so contest tickets would be fantastic!

  30. LindaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 6:35pm PST

    The Nutcracker my fave this time of year – a great way to spend a night during the holiday season:)

  31. KatieTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 6:54pm PST

    This is such an amazing show. I’d love to see it.

  32. tracyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 7:20pm PST

    would love to go see this!

  33. lorTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 8:03pm PST

    what a lovely holiday event 🙂

  34. Lorelei WeyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 8:19pm PST

    would love to go!

  35. RebeccaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 8:20pm PST

    Would love to take my Mom to this!

  36. WendyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 8:46pm PST

    Thanks Miss604 for this draw.

  37. Anna SutherlandTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 8:51pm PST

    I love the ballet and I’ve always wanted to see the Nutcracker! Pick me!!

  38. KhassaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 9:53pm PST

    I love your website. It’s where I go when I’m stumped for ideas in Vancouver! Thanks for your hard work 🙂 I was hoping to see the Nutcracker, but couldn’t quite justify it budget-wise, so would love to go if I have the chance!!

  39. KimberlyTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 10:59pm PST

    I love the Nutcracker!!!!

  40. NegarTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 11:13pm PST

    Have always wanted to watch this!

  41. RebeccaTuesday, December 13th, 2011 — 11:17pm PST

    Have always always wanted to go!!

  42. BrendaWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 12:22am PST

    I would absolutely love to see this!

  43. GaryWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 8:00am PST

    sounds like a great date night

  44. DarylWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 9:15am PST

    A great show!

  45. ElenaWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 9:17am PST

    What a great way to spend an evening!

  46. rinoWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 9:47am PST

    I would love to take my daughter to see this!

  47. taniaWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 9:47am PST

    Would be amazing!

  48. StotesWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 10:05am PST

    I’ve never seen this live…

  49. Joanne LindersWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 10:23am PST

    Our 12 year old daughter is an avid ballet dancer and still writes to Santa every year to ask for tickets to the Nutcracker. Who knows, will her wish come true this year??

  50. JessicaWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 10:46am PST

    Love your website, so informative. My daughter would love to see this!!

  51. lbWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 11:09am PST

    I thought I was the only one who has never seen this ballet live. 🙂

  52. peterWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 11:09am PST

    I hear ballet is very cultured.

  53. AngelaWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 11:13am PST

    Love your contests!

  54. AdelaideWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 11:18am PST

    My daughter would LOVE to see this!

  55. KarenWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 11:45am PST

    My daughters and I were just talking about how nice it would be to go to this!

  56. GwenWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 12:10pm PST

    It looks like it will be a beautiful performance.

  57. ChelleWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 12:40pm PST

    I haven’t seen a live version of the Nutcracker in so long!

  58. Scott FergusonWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 12:48pm PST

    My wife loves the Nutcracker.

  59. EileenWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 1:10pm PST

    Would love to go!

  60. ChrisWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 1:16pm PST

    I would love to Go to the Goh!

  61. BernadetteWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 1:35pm PST

    this would be amazing to watch with my son for Christmas!

  62. mikeWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 1:49pm PST

    id like to win this

  63. lucWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 2:57pm PST

    I like nuts!

  64. KatherineWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 3:49pm PST

    Better late than never, enter me please!

  65. Brent BowkerWednesday, December 14th, 2011 — 4:16pm PST

    I love nutcracker!

  66. LaurenMonday, December 19th, 2011 — 1:16pm PST

    I would loooove to win these tickets. It would be a dream come true to go watch the Nutcrackers live!!

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