Vancouver Dance Theatre was established in 1976. Over the past thirty years, thousands of dancers have participated in the Theatre's productions. The annual holiday production is the Nutcracker. VDT also does a Spring Show and it is something different every year. Vancouver Dance Theatre shall foster education consistent with Article IX of the Washington State Constitution by fostering participation in and appreciation for the dance arts on the part of all persons without distinction or preference as to race, color, creed or sex.