YMCArts Presents

Live performances in the suburbs!

YMCArts Presents is an exciting season of shows featuring remarkable local and national live talent. From music to dance to comedy, YMCArts Presents offers a variety of innovative performances. See what we have in store for you! 


Upcoming Shows

Nutcracker (In A Nutshell)

Performed by Bach Tots 
Showtimes & Locations 
Saturday, December 10, 2022 – Sunday, December 11, 2022 
Showtimes at 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. 
Evan Hazell Theatre at Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton 
Purchase tickets to Nutcracker (In a Nutshell) at Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Saturday, December 17, 2022 – Sunday, December 18, 2022 
Showtimes at 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. 
BMO Theatre at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge 
Purchase tickets to Nutcracker (In a Nutshell) at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
*Perfectly suited for children 0-6 and their grown-ups, but all ages are welcome 
** Crafts 30 mins before the show

Ticket Prices
Members: $12 with Discount Code - YMEM (20% of your ticket price)
Non Members: $15
Show Description
This holiday favourite returns to the YMCA in 2022! Nutcracker in a Nutshell takes children through the classic ballet The Nutcracker in just 30 minutes. Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, The Nutcracker Prince, Rat King, Snow Queen, Sugar Plum and all her friends make an appearance in this fun, condensed version of this holiday favourite. Join us for holiday craft-making 30 minutes before the show. Afterwards, there will be a Waltz of the Flowers’ interactive character dance and creativity workshop.

Bach Tots Promo Images

About Bach Tots
Founded in 2011, Bach Tots is a one-of-a-kind program that runs a regular season of dance-for-young audiences in Calgary and area, tours throughout Alberta for festivals and events, and has performed most recently at a festival in Manama, Bahrain. Bach Tots is continually praised for its originality, welcoming atmosphere to infants and toddlers, and interactive play offered after each short performance. 

Duration: 30 mins