Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Atlantic City Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER in Action
Atlantic City Ballet will bring its namesake city its most joyous holiday gift with its beloved production of The Nutcracker, a 33 year holiday tradition. A ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. It's a holiday celebration to share with the entire family! Dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes dance to Tchaikovsky's sumptuous and magical score. Combine that with Ms. Papa's vibrantly theatrical staging and you have one of the most visually stunning productions of The Nutcracker in the Tri Sate area.
The Nutcracker is a treasured classic that tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experience the many magical moments, of this beloved holiday ballet. There's no better way to spend the holidays with family and friends than by sharing Atlantic City Ballet's production of The Nutcracker. Take a first look at the production below!
Founded in 1982, by International Ballerina, Phyllis Papa, the Atlantic City Ballet is comprised of professional dancers from around the world and have earned national acclaim for their technical expertise and exuberant stage presence. Although their home base is in Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, the Ballet has performed in theaters all along the east coast. Their repertoire of original works includes such classics as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake but Ms. Papa is most known for her innovative works such as Dracula, Caught Up In The Swing and her full length Carmen. Since its inception, the Atlantic City Ballet has served as one of the cultural treasures of New Jersey and continues a tradition of dance excellence for future generations of ballet audiences.
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