Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium | Edmonton, Alberta
The sensational Shumka presentation makes its phenomenal return, and it’s set to wow audiences across Canada this winter! The premier Canadian-Ukrainian Dance Theater proudly showcases its rendition of the ballet classic, The Nutcracker! Shumka delivers traditional folk ballet unique to Ukraine, providing breathtaking choreography, brilliant costumes, and immense talent! On Saturday, 16th December 2023, you can catch the amazing Shumka’s Nutcracker in Edmonton! Performing in their home base, Shumka is set to light up the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium! Bask in the awe-inspiring dance moves, incredible techniques, colorful costumes, and amazing music as Shumka tells the timeless tale of Clara and the Nutcracker turned Handsome Prince! Their journey to the Land of the Sweets will definitely make for a wonderful experience appropriate for the holiday season! Hurry and score your tickets to Shunka’s The Nutcracker by clicking on the Get Tickets link now before it’s too late!
If you’re looking for something unique this winter, you may want to check out Shumka’s The Nutcracker. If you have seen The Nutcracker before, you should know that Shumka’s presentation is not your ordinary traditional ballet performance. Their performance is unique to Ukraine and is a celebrated traditional folk dance that usually can only be found in their country. Thankfully, Shumka was founded in Edmonton over six decades ago, and its exemplary work of bringing traditional Ukrainian dance across America has opened the eyes of dance fanatics!
Today, Shumka’s performances are enjoyed by tens of thousands of attendees. The dance is a powerful display of art, culture, and tradition. The term shumka, which literally means “whirlwind,” is guaranteed to blow your mind with an impressive aural and visual showcase.
Founded in 1959, Shumka Dance Theater has produced countless groundbreaking productions that showcase the best of the genre. From impressive techniques to vivid costumes and incredible talent, Shumka will surely entertain dance fanatics of all ages and backgrounds. Some showcases have been adapted from Westen productions like The Nutcracker and Cinderella. Still, many presentations are also made from original works like The Ancestors & Elders, Mosquito’s Wedding (All We Need is Love), and “Kobzar.”
This Christmas season, Shumka brings back The Nutcracker! The original traditional ballet production features the fantastic work of legendary composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The first ever The Nutcracker features the amazing work of choreographer Marius Petipa. But this time, since Shumka is putting their own dance technique to light, they will be presenting a lovely rendition of the Christmas epic. But surely, audiences will still witness the amazing story of a girl named Clara who takes a liking to the Nutcracker soldier. After witnessing a mighty battle between the Mouse King and the Nutcracker and his soldiers, Clara helps the Nutcracker defeat the Mouse King. The Nutcracker turns into a Handsome Prince, and he brings Clara to the Land of the Sweets.
This winter, Shumka’s The Nutcracker will deliver a series of performances in their hometown in Edmonton, Alberta. The shows will be hosted by the city’s premier entertainment destination, the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Whether you live in the city or simply visiting, you should check out Shumka’s amazing performance. Attendees will not only look forward to an exemplary Ukrainian folk dance show but also to the venue’s top-tier facilities and state-of-the-art entertainment experience. The concert hall’s top-notch sound and light technology are designed to liven up all your five senses. Meanwhile, you’ll surely have an excellent evening thanks to the venue's great customer service.
Hurry and score tickets now to Shumka’s The Nutcracker at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium! Access to the show on Saturday, 16th December 2023, is now available!