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'The Nutcracker,' in all its variations, dances into the holiday season
There are a lot of prized roles in the "The Nutcracker," whether it's Tchaikovsky's beloved 1892 ballet version or more recent stage adaptations of E.T.A. Hoffmann's 1816 fairy tale that crowd many theaters during the holiday season. There's the mysterious ... read more
This is how the Brooklyn Ballet does The Nutcracker
Enter the Brooklyn Ballet, which has reinterpreted the holiday story to reflect its home into ... dance or the marzipan dance, I have a belly dancer and Caribbean dancers. Herr Drosselmeyer is played by a hip-hop dancer,” she says of one of the ... read more
Fernand Nault's Nutcracker is as familiar as Christmas at Place des Arts
This was just after he had staged The Nutcracker for Les Grands at Place des Arts, the version that has played there every Christmas season ... into the mix. The longevity of Nault’s version is no doubt that he eschewed all such innovations and retained ... read more
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Community Soundings: MMS collects for P2P, ‘Scenes from the Nutcracker’...
“The Nutcracker” comes to life as the Darien Arts Center’s dance companies join together to enchant audiences of all ages at their annual production, “Scenes from the Nutcracker.” This Tchaikovsky holiday ... its colors, variations and the ... read more
Suite? Sweet! Vineland dance company celebrates 40 years of 'Nutcracker'
And so that December, Vineland’s tradition of “The Nutcracker” began. This year, Chapman’s Vineland Regional Dance Company will celebrate its 40th production. The holidays are all about tradition ... a land of snow and into a magical land of ... read more
'A Nutty Nutcracker' takes the stage
As holiday ... ballet "The Nutcracker," with a few surprising twists. “It’s nutty because we added more than classical ballet,” Zobian said. “We still have all the beautiful classic ballet variations but we also have some tap dance and some fun ... read more
Dance review: Oregon Ballet Theatre performs holiday pas de deux with 'The Nutcracker' and 'A Holiday Revue'
The holidays are all about tradition, old and new. Oregon Ballet Theatre unveiled one of each Saturday, when George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker" opened its annual run at Keller ... in the party scene's formal contra dances and acted like normal American ... read more
The Best Theater, Dance, and Comedy Events in Seattle: Winter 2017/2018
Jones is a living legend who stepped confidently into the modern dance canon with his solo ... 29): Hosted by RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 contestant Trinity Taylor, this holiday spectacular boasts performances by all your Drag Race favorites, like Season ... read more
'The Nutcracker': Grand Rapids Ballet's new production is divine, delicious, delightful
Mobile app users: Click here to see all ... into the ravishing Snow scene. Grand Rapids Ballet's two most veteran members, Stephen Sanford and Dawnell Dryja danced Friday as the Nutcracker Prince and Sugar Plum Fairy. Yet the two don't dance the grand ... read more
A SUGAR PLUM HOMECOMING: The youngest Morton returns to Appalachian Ballet's 'Nutcracker' stage
Her pointe shoes may be a size or two larger, but the sights and sounds of the space where the Appalachian Ballet Company turns dance into ... since its founding in 1972 — grew up with “Nutcracker” as an annual part of their holiday traditions ... read more