Overview

Queensland Ballet is thrilled to announce that Artistic Director, Li Cunxin, will return to the stage this Christmas, for one very special performance of The Nutcracker.  Li will take to the stage in the role of Drosselmeyer 18 years after retiring from the stage and will be joined by other special guests, including his wife Mary Li. The last time Li and Mary performed on the stage together was in 1991 at Houston Ballet in Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker.

This special performance is proudly supported by Queensland Ballet’s Principal Partner, Suncorp, and will also feature the winner of the Suncorp Wish Upon a Ballet Star competition. This annual competition gives one lucky Queensland child the chance of a walk on role in The Nutcracker and this year the lucky winner will share the stage with Li.

All proceeds will be directed to Queensland Ballet’s regional engagement, community initiatives and Academy programs.

This performance will be to recorded music.

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Presented by Queensland Ballet


Pricing Guide

DROSSELMEYER ADMISSION^ $500
NUTCRACKER ADMISSION $250
CLARA ADULT $160 CONCESSION^^ $140 YOUTH^^^ $95 CHILD^^^^ $85
SUGAR PLUM FAIRY ADULT $140 CONCESSION^^ $120 YOUTH^^^ $90 CHILD^^^^ $80
SNOW QUEEN ADULT $120 CONCESSION^^ $100 YOUTH^^^ $85 CHILD^^^^ $75
MOTHER GINGER ADULT $100 CONCESSION^^ $85 YOUTH^^^ $75 CHILD^^^^ $65

^Inclusive of post-performance celebration with Li Cunxin, Mary Li and Queensland Ballet dancers at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

^^Full Pensioners, QLD Government Seniors Card, Industry (MEAA) Members, Full-time students over 30, Unemployed. National Seniors Card not applicable

^^^Aged 30 years old and under at the time of booking

^^^^Aged 13 years old and under at the time of booking

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