From Canada's Ballet Jorgen du Canada:
"Experience holiday joy with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen national treasure The Nutcracker,
a Canadian Tradition. Created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Bengt
Jörgen to Tchaikovsky’s well-loved score, this delightful classic is a favorite that
brings magic to the holidays.
In collaboration with Kleinburg’s world-renowned McMichael Canadian Art Collection,
and with well over 100 costumes in richly coloured fabrics, The Nutcracker, a Canadian
Tradition is a true visual treat. 20th Century landscapes make up the stunning 30-foot
backdrops, including Franklin Carmichael’s Church and Houses at Bisset (1931), Tom
Thomson’s Snow in the Woods (1916) and L.L. FitzGerald’s Trees and Wildflowers (1922).
In this beautiful Canadian work, audiences are taken on Klara’s familiar, magical
dream-journey as she arrives in Canada and experiences winter landscapes filled with
snowflakes, lumberjacks, Mounties and creatures of the woods"