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The Nutcracker

Experience a timeless Christmas tale of a young girl who, after a party at her home, is spirited away by her magical godfather and finds herself in a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker comes to life and defends her from the Mouse King. Together they embark on a magical journey through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where they are greeted by the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy and other dancing wonders.

This magical retelling of E.T.A. Hoffman’s famous tale features a huge cast playing more than 100 roles with numerous costume changes between numbers. With equally sumptuous costumes and imaginative sets, Northern Dance Theatre Society’s incomparable The Nutcracker delights your entire family with its beauty and splendour.

Northern Dance Theatre Society, Studio 2 Stage, and Stage North Theatre Society will present this perennial holiday favourite, choreographed by Shauna Milne.

Showtimes: December 16, 18, 19 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are Adults: $25, Seniors and Students: $20 and Children: $15. Get Tickets Here

Excerpts from the Nutcracker for younger children will be held on Saturday, December 18 at 11:00 am. All seats: $15 Get Tickets Here

The Embodied Musician

THE ART OF PERFORMANCE WELLNESS

Performance Anxiety Workshop by Paula Wise

The North Peace Music Teachers’ Association is excited to host a workshop with Vancouver based Paula Wise who is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. She has extensive knowledge and experience working with people who suffer from anxiety on stage performances.

 She has been a guest lecturer on performance wellness at many music departments including SUNY at Fredonia in New York State, UBC, VCC, Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Capilano University as well as developed a course – The Embodied Performer – that uses mindfulness practices to ease stage fright. A professional musician herself for over 30 years, she understands the struggles musicians, actors and artists go through. Experience in the performing arts has informed her practice in a unique way for those clients on this challenging path.

When:   November 14th Sunday

Time:     1:30-2:30 for ages 6-11 (requires parents’ participation)

                3:30-5:30 for ages 12 and up

Where:   Zoom Call – The zoom link will be sent to you

Cost:       $10 for ages 6-11

     $15 for ages 12 and up

Registration: email npmtassociation@gmail.com

                        (North Peace Music Teachers’ Association)

Information also available at FB page “North Peace Music Teachers Association”