Shumka's Nutcracker

"Clara's Dream"

presented by Northgate Industries Ltd.   Sid and Nellie Braaksma


Welcome Jan Váňa as Drosselmeier


December 08, 2016



Joining the cast of Clara’s Dream for the first time as Uncle Drosselmeier, Shumka is pleased to welcome Jan Váňa from the National Ballet of Ukraine. Jan Váňa  graduated from the Prague Ballet School in 2006 and became a leading soloist with the National Ballet of Ukraine in 2011. Some of his most notable roles are Rothbard Siegfried (Swan Lake), The Nutcracker Prince (The Nutcracker), and Paris (Romeo and Juliet). His dancing has taken him to Japan, South Korea, and across Europe.

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