Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker: Enter to Win Tickets

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Returning for its 9th holiday season, prestigious local dance organization Goh Ballet presents The Nutcracker at The Centre. Since premiering in 2009, the production of this masterpiece has given tens of thousands of audience members the opportunity to be swept away by this world-famous Christmas story.

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2017

  • Where: The Centre (777 Homer St, Vancouver)
  • When:December 14, 15, 18 and 19 at 7:30pm
    December 16 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
    December 17 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm
  • Tickets: Available online now

This year’s production features Principal Dancers Jerome Tisserand and Elizabeth Murphy from the Pacific Northwest Ballet, who will perform as the Cavalier Prince and the Sugarplum Fairy, respectively, alongside more than two hundred local and international talents.

The cast will dance to choreography by Emmy award winning dance visionary, AnnaMarie Holmes, as well as musical accompaniment by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, which will be performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic Nutcracker Suite, under the musical direction of Conductor Leslie Dala.

Win Tickets

I’ll never forget my first ballet, when I brought my niece to watch her first as well. It was for Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker in 2012. Gathering under the marquee with tickets in hand, cheeks rosy red from the cold and coats buttoned to our chins, we entered the theatre with a sense of wonder. By the end of the first act we were both enchanted by the performance.

If you would like to experience this magical holiday show for yourself, I have a pair of tickets to give away to the performance at 7:30pm on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00am on Monday, December 11, 2017. Follow Goh Ballet on Twitter and Facebook for information.

Update The winner is Bev!

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  1. AndreaTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 4:19pm PST

    I have always wanted to see the NUTCRACKER!!

  2. SamanthaTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 4:21pm PST

    I’ve always wanted to see The Nutcracker!

  3. JenTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 4:24pm PST

    I adore Goh Ballet. The Nutcracker has always been a sentimental favorite

  4. Janice SchollenTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 4:34pm PST

    I would love to see this!

  5. Chelsey LennyTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 5:36pm PST

    The 8 year old ballerina me melts at the thought of the nutcracker. My favourite memory is of my dad surprising me by taking me to the show when I was younger. So many warm thoughts. I’d love to take him this time 💕

  6. JazzyTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 5:42pm PST

    Pick me! I’ve never been before 🙁

  7. LeahTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 6:01pm PST

    my 10 year old daughter has never seen the nutcracker – she would adore it!

  8. Amy LeungTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 6:36pm PST

    I’ve never watched any ballet show before! This would be a great opportunity!

  9. Melissa HoffmannTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:08pm PST

    This is such a magical performance and would be the perfect way to get into the Christmas Spirit!

  10. Heidi ClarksonTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:09pm PST

    A wonderful holiday tradition

  11. KarlaTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:10pm PST

    This would be a great bday gift for my mom! Her birthday is the 14th!

  12. ConnieTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:11pm PST

    I remember the first time I had went and saw this with my sister last year. I absolutely loved the costumes, the dancing, and watching the story come to life!

  13. TaraTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:15pm PST

    I haven’t seen this and would love to!

  14. Deanna KimballTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:16pm PST

    I was just telling my partner how much I love the Nutcracker ballet about 10 mins ago. Too funny.

  15. RobTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:17pm PST

    Love to take my wife to this.

  16. MelissaTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:37pm PST

    This would be Amazing & my first Ballet @ 30+ yrs old.

  17. ValTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:39pm PST

    Would love to take my son to see this.

  18. VinceTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:46pm PST

    I would love to take my daughter to this!

  19. wenTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 9:50pm PST

    Yay ballet!

  20. Kate CoulsonTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:09pm PST

    I’d love to win this for my daughter and I!

  21. MichelleTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:20pm PST

    I’ve always wanted to go!

  22. KamTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:39pm PST

    I would love to surprise my wife with this!

  23. FTTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:43pm PST

    Would love to finally go see the nutcracker

  24. KellyTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:45pm PST

    This would be perfect for my cousin and I.

  25. Christine byzitterTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 10:55pm PST

    Ohh my 5 year old and i would very appreciate these tickets ❤️❤️❤️❤️ We love ballet and she is in ballet .. would be perfect

  26. Sunshine HTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 11:14pm PST

    would love to win so I can take my daughter!

  27. LorenaTuesday, December 5th, 2017 — 11:48pm PST

    This would certainly be a magical performance that would enrich my holiday spirit immensely!

  28. LynnWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:11am PST

    I have always wanted to take my daughter to see this. It would be wonderful to win this contest! Thanks for the chance!!

  29. Michelle StodolaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:21am PST

    Have never been to a ballet. This would be an excellent 1st time show!

  30. PhoebeWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:34am PST

    I would love to see this with my daughter!!

  31. Karm DialWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 3:51am PST

    I would love to go see this!

  32. leanneWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:15am PST

    I would love to take my daughter to this.

  33. leanneWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:15am PST

    https://twitter.com/leanne_mac/status/938426711309369344

  34. Cheuk LauWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:34am PST

    Excited to go

  35. AlanaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:50am PST

    Performing arts are my jam, I’d really love to win

  36. BevWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:52am PST

    I would love to take my granddaughter who is in ballet. We have never been and like you said you will never forget your first ballet..the awe, wonder taking her to see this would be just so magical! Thank you Miss 604!

  37. JocelynWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 8:01am PST

    I would love to take my daughter. She has never seen the ballet.

  38. neenaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 8:27am PST

    i want to goh

  39. Kelsi GilliesWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 9:29am PST

    What a great prize! Thanks

  40. GCWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 9:52am PST

    Never been to a ballet but it sounds like fun

  41. ariel cWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:08am PST

    love the nutcracker!

  42. adamWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:09am PST

    my wife would love to see this

  43. TaraWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:18am PST

    I’ve never been to ballet! I would love to take my mom for a Christmas date!

  44. JenWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:26am PST

    I’ve never been to see a ballet, this would be a great introduction!

  45. JasonWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:31am PST

    I’ve never been to a ballet. Would be a great first experience!

  46. Janet KongWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:43am PST

    Would love to go – never been! 🙂

  47. JennyWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 10:58am PST

    I would love to take my daughter to watch this. She loves ballet and has been going through some heart ache. This would cheer her up for sure. Thank you

  48. Elizabeth BWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 11:59am PST

    I would love to take my daughter to see the Nutcracker! 🙂

  49. TaniaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:06pm PST

    I would love to take my daughter!

  50. RinoWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:07pm PST

    I would love to go see this!

  51. dianeWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 12:48pm PST

    Would absolutely love to see this…. have never seen The Nutcracker before.

  52. samWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 1:07pm PST

    would love to go, have never been before!

  53. Lindsey McDowellWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 1:38pm PST

    I would love to check out the Nutcracker! My mom and I used to go every year.

  54. AlexWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 1:44pm PST

    Would be a fun evening.

  55. Dannielle NaiduWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 3:48pm PST

    I would love this!

  56. LindaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 3:51pm PST

    I love the music from The Nutcracker. It’s wonderful for the holidays.

  57. Mike GismondiWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 3:53pm PST

    I have never seen this before!

  58. Angela GriffinWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 3:53pm PST

    I’d love to go see this

  59. Jeff GriersonWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 6:38pm PST

    I need some culture!

  60. MarianneWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 7:26pm PST

    A magical winter wonderland!!!

  61. AngelaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 11:16pm PST

    I have always wanted to see this Nutcracker!!!

  62. AngelaWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 11:17pm PST

    I want to see this Nutcracker!!!

  63. HadleyWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 11:18pm PST

    I would love to take my mom to this.

  64. CatWednesday, December 6th, 2017 — 11:53pm PST

    I saw the Nutcracker with my mom for the first time ever and would love to relive the memory and take her again as she’s been going through a rough patch. <3

  65. carolyn fuhrmannThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 7:12am PST

    I would love to take my daughters to this

  66. Jason BThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 10:11am PST

    Excellent

  67. TrudyThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 1:33pm PST

    This would be a magical suprise gift for my 9 old year who has been housebound by sickness. A very special ‘Girls Night’ celebration!!

  68. RubyThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 3:49pm PST

    Would love to go!

  69. GurinderThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 3:49pm PST

    Great Prize!

  70. Cheryl SchindlerThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 3:56pm PST

    I had tickets but had to give them away. I would love to still go!

  71. ChrisThursday, December 7th, 2017 — 4:12pm PST

    My daughter was excited to see the poster for The Nutcracker and she said she wants to go. Fingers crossed we win the tickets! Thank you Miss 604.

  72. Marie-PierreFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 3:09am PST

    I would love to see this.

  73. Catherine HercusFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 4:34am PST

    Would love to take my daughter!

  74. Velma SandryFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 7:40am PST

    A festive classic. Would love to enjoy this experience

  75. ShimaFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 10:12am PST

    I would love to see the Nutcracker!

  76. HalaFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 10:23am PST

    Would love an opportunity to win.

  77. VickiFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 10:30am PST

    Tis the season for the Nutcracker!!

  78. HaroldFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 10:44am PST

    Totally want to see this.

  79. Trina SFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 10:50am PST

    I would love to go to this. I’ve never been to a ballet before and I love the nutcracker.

  80. Jeff SFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 11:29am PST

    It would be great to take my girlfriend to The Nutcracker for Christmas.

  81. Pat CummingFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 11:52am PST

    It’s been awhile since I’ve seen the Nutcracker. Would love to go!

  82. Janie OchsendorfFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 12:13pm PST

    Would love to gift this to my daughter and granddaughter.

  83. HeatherFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 12:36pm PST

    Would love this!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  84. Amanda FrechetteFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 12:38pm PST

    Would love to take my daughter

  85. Teresa KFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 2:21pm PST

    I would love to win.

  86. bjhFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 2:41pm PST

    Would be an understatement to say that I would love to go!

  87. ValerieFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 4:07pm PST

    Oh how I would love love to take my niece.

  88. TammyFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 7:35pm PST

    How lovely to see!

  89. Adrea JohnsonFriday, December 8th, 2017 — 7:38pm PST

    Would be such an amazing Christmas gift for my incredible mom.

  90. Karen MillerSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 8:01am PST

    Oh, yes! I’d love to attend.

  91. StaceySaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 9:35am PST

    would love to watch this!

  92. Michelle WSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 10:30am PST

    I would love to go to The Nutcracker!

  93. Shelley ButcherSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 2:37pm PST

    I love ballet and The Nutcracker is a holiday favorite!

  94. lindaSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 6:13pm PST

    Never been to the ballet. This would be a great way to experience it.

  95. Jeff GriersonSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 6:25pm PST

    Classy event

  96. Kim CSaturday, December 9th, 2017 — 6:59pm PST

    I’ve never seen The Nutcracker. Would love to go.

  97. VickiSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 1:44am PST

    I saw my first Ballet last month and now I’m hooked! I’d love to take my best friend!

  98. Rachel RodriguesSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 2:43am PST

    Always loved hearing the piece and watching that barbie movie about it (throwback!!) I have never seen any ballet performances before, and I think this would be a memorable piece!

  99. daneSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 8:18am PST

    With the VSO!

  100. VickiSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 10:14am PST

    Would love a chance to go to my first ever ballet!

  101. Adrea JohnsonSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 3:22pm PST

    What a fabulous night out this would be! 🙏🏻🤞🏻

  102. SandySunday, December 10th, 2017 — 6:28pm PST

    Would love to take my mom .. She’s never seen this !

  103. A dadSunday, December 10th, 2017 — 9:59pm PST

    Would love to take my little ballerina to her first ballet!

  104. CarlySunday, December 10th, 2017 — 10:15pm PST

    I love the Nutcracker!

  105. AmandaMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 12:03am PST

    I would love to take my husband to see the Nutcracker! 😊

  106. RaihanMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 8:29am PST

    I have always wanted to see the Nutcracker! I would love to take my wife! 😊

  107. DanielMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 8:54am PST

    Thanks for the chance

  108. LindaMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 10:41am PST

    This would be wonderful to take my mother-in-law to.

  109. L. MarieMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 1:52pm PST

    A lovely giveaway, I especially like your story. It’s amazing how ballet memories live in US forever and we want little ones to feel the same joyful magic we once did. Thank you 🙂

  110. MarinaMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 3:34pm PST

    Being in The Nutcracker was such an amazing experience – I miss seeing productions like these!

  111. Kim jMonday, December 11th, 2017 — 10:05pm PST

    Wow I would LOVE this prize!

  112. RachelTuesday, December 12th, 2017 — 8:47am PST

    me please!

  113. StephanieTuesday, December 12th, 2017 — 9:20pm PST

    Ballets are awesome!

  114. JanetWednesday, December 13th, 2017 — 11:33am PST

    Would love a chance!

  115. RachelThursday, November 15th, 2018 — 7:35pm PST

    Would be the perfect Christmas activity !!! I adore the nutcracker , have always wanted to go with my sister

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