Stephanie Chen Gundorph

Stephanie Chen Gundorph, Principal Dancer, Royal Danish Ballet

Born in Denmark, Stephanie Chen Gundorph trained at the Royal Danish Ballet School before graduating into the company in 2012. Stephanie was promoted to soloist in 2019 and to principal dancer in 2022. Highlights from repertoire with the Royal Danish Ballet include, “The Sylphide” in August Bournonville’s La Sylphide, “The Dutchess” in Liam Scarletts’s The Queen of Spades and “Hippolyta/Titania” in John Neumeier’s A Midsummer Nights’ Dream. Furthermore Stephanie has had the opportunity to work with world renowned choreographers such as Wayne Mcgregor, Akram Khan and Natalia Horecna. 

Stephanie will be making her Vancouver debut in Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker, performing in the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Right from the curtain rising through the following two hours of the outstanding production, surprise and delight followed one after another.

Vancouver Sun

Frequently Asked Questions

When do tickets go on sale for The Nutcracker?

Tickets usually go on sale in the late Summer each year for the following December. You can check the homepage of this website to check if they are currently on sale.

Are there discounted tickets for Seniors, Children, Students or large groups?

There are discounted tickets for Seniors (65 years and up) and Children (0-12 years old) available on the site. Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more, please contact us via for details.

What is the policy on late seating?

Show policy is latecomers will not be seated until Intermission. Exceptions will be considered in cases of inclement weather, parking issues and/or box office delays. Please try your best to be on time.

Can a small child sit on my lap during the performance?

For fire and building safety reasons the theatre does not allow children in laps, and each person in the theatre must have a ticket. We recommend the show for children 3 years old and up.

I am bringing a child to the ballet and I am afraid that they will have trouble seeing over people’s heads. Is there anything that I can do?

Yes – Booster cushions are available at the theatre for free to help children view the ballet without obstruction.

What should I wear?

Although there is no dress code, it is recommended that you dress out of respect for the dancers. Most patrons wear “business attire” (men: coat and tie, women: dresses or dress pants) or “dressy casual”.

Does the theatre have an elevator?

Yes — the theatre has an elevator and ushers are happy to assist you in finding your section and seats.

Is handicap-accessible seating available?

Yes. There is handicap and wheelchair accessible seating at The Queen Elizabeth Theatre. For more information contact Ticketmaster 1.855.985.5000 for more information and to purchase your tickets.