Twirl your way into the festive holiday season with the exceptionally engaging Mixed Nuts. Most people have heard of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and view it as the quintessential holiday show, but Arts Umbrella Dance Company brings a modern retelling with Mixed Nuts. Arts Umbrella is a leader in fine and performing arts in Vancouver, and the Dance Company is renowned for their skill and ability. Mixed Nuts highlights the best in choreography and dance in this holiday show.

Featuring a flavoursome combination of dance styles from hip-hop to ballroom, Mixed Nuts brings The Nutcracker into the 21st century to connect with modern audiences in a new way. This annual show at The Vancouver Playhouse frequently sells out as families make this their holiday tradition. Children and adults alike will step into the world of Clara and her Nutcracker for an evening of whimsy and exceptional dance as audiences see this classic story transform through a diverse array of genres and dance styles.  Whether you have a dance enthusiast in your family or you’re just looking for a fun holiday show, Mixed Nuts has something for all ages. The team of talented dancers and choreographers will bring new features and old favourite dance numbers to the stage. The vibrant costumes and music will leave even the tiniest dancers enchanted by the wonder of this remixed tale.

Start a new family tradition this holiday season with tickets for the whole family. Adult tickets start at $50, while Student & Senior tickets are $35. Each year, this is one of the most popular holiday shows in Vancouver and tickets sell fast. Act now and secure your tickets by purchasing them here.

Mixed Nuts

When: December 15-17, 2023
Time: 2:00pm (Dec. 16 & 17), 7:00pm (Dec. 15 & 16)
Location: Vancouver Playhouse
Address: 600 Hamilton Street