The Nutcracker has the kind of sets and amazing costumes you’d expect to see in a touring Broadway show.

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Audition for Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2022

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker Open Auditions – join us on September 8th 2022! All dancers with ballet training aged 7 and up are eligible to audition. Select Act I and Act II ensemble and soloist roles available.

Juniors | Ages 7 to 9 | 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Intermediates | Ages 10 to 12 | 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Seniors | Ages 13+ | 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM**
**For consideration of pointe roles, the Senior Audition may be completed in pointe shoes


Once registered, please also ensure to download and complete the Audition Terms & Conditions agreement form, which can be found here – DOWNLOAD T&C Agreement Form

Auditions location:
Goh Ballet Academy
2345 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
604-872-4014 |

Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Theatre for December 15 to 18 2022. Dancers will have the opportunity to work in-studio with world renowned choreographer Anna-Marie Holmes and perform to Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet score performed live by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. This is a chance to work and perform alongside International guest artists, and be part of Vancouver’s own Nutcracker production’s triumphant return to the stage.

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

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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.