Ukrainian dancers will take the stage in Toronto for a one-night performance of “The Nutcracker”


TORONTO – Two Ukrainian dancers who have toured the world to raise money to help their home country are set to perform a Christmas classic.

The Toronto International Ballet Theater announces that principal dancers Vladyslav Romashchenko and Olga Posternak will take the stage in Toronto next month for a one-night performance of ‘The Nutcracker’

The dance company says Romashchenko and Posternak have performed in charity performances across Europe, Japan and the United States since leaving Ukraine last April.

He says the married couple helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in Ukrainian humanitarian aid and are continuing their efforts after moving to Toronto.

Their rendition of “The Nutcracker” will be presented at Meridian Hall on December 17 with choreography by Ukrainian artistic director Tatiana Stepanova.

Tickets can be purchased online.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on November 9, 2022

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