Spice up the holiday season with the “Nutcracker Performing Arts (SFTPA), support local need-based scholarship program Dancing Off the Streets™. Suite” performed in Albemarle Ballet’s (ABT) intimate theater in Downtown Crozet December 6, 7, 13 and 14. Proceeds from this show, co-produced by Studio for the Performing Arts.
After the Christmas party, Clara falls into a magical dream with the nutcracker she receives as a gift. The Sugar Plum Fairy takes Clara to the “Land of Sweets” where Arabian, the Ballerina Doll, Chinese, Gypsy, Mirliton, Raggedy Ann Dolls, Russian, the Soldiers Doll, Snow Queen and Spanish dancers entertain her.
Magnificent gilded satin, silk and velvet costumes adorn the dancers performing tantalizing choreography to Tchaikovsky’s musical masterpiece. The show closes with a surprise for you from the performers. Afterwards, meet and take photos with the dancers under the theatre lights.
Performers include dance students training at ABT, local actress Anastastasiia Bratkovska and Ashley Geisler. Veronica Hart, Director of concorDance contemporary performs as the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Choreography created by Ashley Geisler, Ellie Weaver, Sally Hart and Veronica Hart.
The “Nutcracker Suite“ is perfect for the entire family, children, adults, and seniors. Seating is limited to 40 people per show. Run time is approximately 45-minutes.
Saturday: December 6th & 13th at 5pm & 7pm
Sunday: December 7th & 14th at 2pm & 4pm
Tickets are $10 each.
Purchase online at aBallet.org/tickets or at their studio in Crozet.
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