13-14 The Nutcracker
Sandra Balestracci, Choreographer
Temur Suluashvili, Guest Principal, Joffrey Ballet
Victoria Jaiani, Guest Principal, Joffrey Ballet
Enjoy the splendor and beauty of Hampton Roads’ most exciting classical ballet production of the holiday season! A magical and lighthearted story of a small girls’ dream on Christmas Eve, has delight children and adults at the Ferguson Center since 2004. This production has developed a following spanning the eastern seaboard and delivers a sparkling adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffman tale, based on the original Petipa version is coupled with a rich Tchaikovsky’s classical score. The production features awarding-winning guest artists, brilliant costumes, and scenery, dazzling special effects and showcases an outstanding cast of more than 80 performers.
Ron Boucher & Sandra Balestracci
This performance is presented by the Community Alliance for the Performing Arts Fund