Why See Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: The Nutcracker?
A holiday treat for the whole family
The Nutcracker is a holiday fairy tale about a young girl, Clara, and her very favorite Christmas. Her Godfather, Herr Drosselmeier, is a magical, mysterious character in her life. This Christmas he has a special gift for her, a beautiful Nutcracker doll. She receives the present from him at the annual family party. Very excited about the new doll, Clara wants to stay up all night with it, but her family sends her off to bed.
After everyone has left and the family is asleep, Clara sneaks downstairs to look at her Nut-cracker doll. She eventually falls asleep, and with a little help from Drosselmeier’s magic, her dreams begin.
Opening night: 7 December 2012
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Cast and Creative
CastThe Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is a uniquely structured and multi-faceted organization - alongside its world-class productions and tours, it also provides education and training to talented students in numerous forms of dance, many of whom continue on to dance ASFB-choreographed productions such as the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's The Nutcracker.
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