Tracy-Lea Bloch talks passionately about her latest project in a soft South African accent which matches her most graceful job.
As artistic director and founder of Lower Lonsdale dance academy Ballet Bloch Canada, she has taken a beloved holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, and turned it slightly on its ear.
“What I’m trying to do is tap in to what people enjoy,” explains Bloch. “Some love the ballet, some like a bit more of a beat.”
Audiences will meet the delightful Clara and Nutcracker, be terrified by the infamous Rat Queen and her gang of Rats, travel through the forest of Snowflakes and be charmed by the Sugarplum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets.
This North Shore production of The Nutcracker celebrates a coming together of different dance groups and genre that support each other in developing arts and culture in our world. Dancers from all over Vancouver will share the stage to mark this extraordinary event. Students from Ballet Bloch Canada, Dance with Christie, North Shore Academy of Dance, and Pacific Dance Arts come together bringing classical ballet, contemporary, hip-hop and street jazz to the stage. Professional artists: Kyle Toy, Konstantin Keshyshev, Giovanni Rizzo and Tyler Carver, display their talents effortlessly as: Drosselmeyer, Nutcracker Prince, Arabian and Sugarplum’s Cavalier.
Ballet Bloch’s production of The Nutcracker is bound to delight and surprise all audiences. An exciting winter-tale for the whole family.
Book your tickets now for Saturday 14 December 2pm or 7pm show. Call the box office on 604-981-6335 or book online below:
14 December 2019
2PM or 7PM
Ballet Bloch Canada
3rd Floor, 106 West 1st Street, North Vancouver BC, V7M 1A9, CANADA