Netflix star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Olympians Sarah Nurse and Renata Quick, and actor Graham Greene are among the many celebrities set to take the stage with the Nationwide Ballet because the Cannon Doll.
The position of the Cannon Doll within the vacation favorite manufacturing of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker has historically been performed by a excessive profile visitor, which previously has included Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Inventive Director of The Nationwide Ballet of Canada, introduced this season’s lineup of Cannon Dolls.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who starred in Netflix’s By no means Have I Ever and Disney’s Turning Pink, shall be making her debut within the movie star position on opening night time on December 10.
The listing of others taking up the position contains names acquainted to Canadians.
- Olympic & World Championship Hockey Gamers Sarah Nurse and Renata Quick;
- Gold Medal Olympic Rower Sydney Payne and teammate Kristina Walker;
- Actors Graham Greene, Julie Nolke and Gina Louise Phillips;
- CBC Radio Hosts Tom Energy, Ismaila Alfa and Elamin Abdelmahmoud;
- ETALK Anchor Tyrone Edwards and ETALK Reporter Chloe Wilde;
- World Information’ Susan Hay.
The Cannon Doll is a part of a longstanding custom amongst Nutcracker performances. The NBC’s model is a Petrouchka doll in a vibrant costume who shoots a cannon into the viewers. The cameo walk-on position might be seen in Act I.
This yr’s listing joins a celebrated group of 1,080 distinguished Canadians who’ve donned the Petrouchka costume previously.
The total listing of 2022 Cannon Dolls, and the schedule of appearances, might be considered right here.
Some seats are nonetheless accessible for the uber-popular run of the Nationwide Ballet’s Nutcracker, choreographed by James Kudelka with music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, set and costume design by Santo Loquasto and lighting design by Jennifer Tipton. Tickets accessible right here.
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