Monica Loughman is Ireland’s Prima ballerina. Her hugely popular version of The Nutcracker sold out every venue of its 2011 tour.

The Nutcracker is a magical Christmas story about a little girl who falls asleep after the Christmas gift-giving party and dreams that one of her toys – the handsome Nutcracker prince – comes to live and takes her off to the land of sweets where the fall in love. On their journey they meet the sugar plum fairy, battle with mouse armies and dance with performers from all over the world.

You are warmly invited to bring you're whole family – from the youngest to the oldest – to be swept up in Tchaikovsky's incredible score and enchanted by this tale of young Clara’s dreams and adventures.