The Nutcracker

By Fernand Nault
DECEMBER 11-30, 2015
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
2 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.
Photos credits
Montreal's own holiday tradition
The Nutcracker’s world

On Christmas Eve, the entire family gathers to celebrate at the home of little Clara. Her godfather, Dr.Drosselmeyer, gives her a beautiful wooden nutcracker, which her brother Fritz breaks in a fit of jealousy. Fortunately, her godfather, who is also

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The Nutcracker
Excerpts From The Show – The Trepak
The Nutcracker
Extraits Du Spectacle – Les flocons
The Nutcracker
Excerpts From The Show – The Sugarplum Fairy
A production like no other
Created in 1964 for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, this adaptation of the Hoffmann tale by Quebec dancer choreographer Fernand Nault (1920-2006) is among the most beautiful in existence. It is performed by some one hundred dancers, with... Read more
Fernand Nault
In 2011, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, the Médaille des Grands Artisans de la Révolution Tranquille was awarded to 50 artists and artisans who, among other... Read more
Mouse of the Day
One hour before each performance, actor Jacques Piperni will give a reading of Hoffmann’s tale to children, after which the Mouse of the Day will be randomly selected. The lucky winner will then dress up as a mouse and appear... Read more
V.I.P Packages
  • The best seats
  • Backstage tour after the show
  • Parking and coat check
  • Complimentary drinks
Please note that the use of cameras during the backstage tour is forbidden. To learn more about our packages, please contact us at 514 849-0269 / 1 877 849-0269
  • Paquita V.I.P. package does not include a backstage tour for the October 16 performance.
  • The Nutcracker V.I.P. package includes a surprise gift for children.