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Tuesday November 18th, 2014

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New Adventures in Toyland (2012). Photo courtesy of Windsor Dance eXperience. Photo by John Chan.

St. Clair College: A St. Clair Christmas

December 5th and 6th at 7:30pm, December 10th-12th at 7:30pm, and December 13th at 3:00pm at the Chrysler Theatre (201 Riverside Drive West)

Students of the St. Clair College Music Theatre Performance and Entertainment Technology programs will be staging A St. Clair Christmas. The show takes place in Santa’s workshop on Christmas Eve and includes singing dolls, dancing reindeer, and bumbling elves. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased on-line or at the Chrysler Theatre box office (519-252-6579).

Edmunds Towers School of Dance: The Nutcracker

December 7th and 8th at 7pm and December 9th at 2pm at The Capitol Theatre (121 University Avenue West)

The Nutcracker has become a holiday tradition for Edmunds Towers School of Dance. Their production includes over 125 of their own dancers performing the classic ballet. Elegant costumes, beautiful sets, and Tchaikovsky’s traditional score make this a holiday favourite. Contact Edmunds Towers School of Dance at 519-974-7422 for more information.

Korda Artistic Productions: Hansel und Gretel: Behind the Gingerbread

December 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th, and 20th at 7:00pm and December 14th and 21st at 2:00pm at The Kordazone Theatre (2520 Seminole)

Korda Artistic Productions will be performing the original pantomime Hansel und Gretel: Behind the Gingerbread. Hansel and Gretel are guests on a talk show where they confront their wicked stepmother and weak-willed father. Pantomimes are fun for the whole family and include music, lots of comedy, and audience participation.  Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors. For more information visit the Korda Artistic Productions website or call 519-562-3394.

Liz Xu as “The Goose” in a previous production of Hansel und Gretel. Photo Courtesy of Korda Artistic Productions.

Xtreme Dance Works: The Nutcracker – All Jazz’d Up

December 14 at 1:00pm at The Olde Walkerville Theatre (1564 Wyandotte Street East) 

Xtreme Dance Works is putting a spin on the traditional Nutcracker to showcase the various styles of dance their talented students are capable of. Tickets are $16 and available at the Xtreme Dance Works studio located at 624 Chilver Road, Suite 103.

Windsor Dance eXperience: New Adventures in Toyland

December 13th at 7:30pm and December 14th at 2:30pm at the Capitol Theatre (121 University Avenue West)

Told entirely through dance, New Adventures in Toyland takes place in a magical world where fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters come to life. Can Jack and Jill help Mary and her little lamb save the toyshop from their evil Uncle Barnaby?  Or will Barnaby ruin Christmas forever? Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased on-line and you can visit the Windsor Dance eXperience website for more information.

New Adventures in Toyland (2012). Photo courtesy of Windsor Dance eXperience. Photo by John Chan.

Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops

December 19th and 20th at 8pm, and December 21st at 2:30pm at the Capitol Theatre (121 University Avenue West)

A family friendly concert conducted by Robert Franz, with vocalist Sami Tayfour, special guest Ryan Turgeon, and the WSO chorus with Chorus Master Lana Lysogor. Tickets can be purchased on-line or you can call the WSO box office at 519-973-1238 ex. 2.

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