Getting to the Nutcracker
Every Christmas season, The Nutcracker Ballet is performed in cities all over the world. What does it really take to produce this ballet each year? Our documentary film, Getting to The Nutcracker, takes you inside the Herculean effort involved in gathering the resources, assembling the volunteers, casting the dancers, rehearsing and staging the performances of this classic ballet.
The Snow Queen is the story of two friends who find themselves separated by the icy Snow Queen. While one is held captive, the other goes on a fantastical search for her friend where she will soar with the Northern Lights and encounter great creatures at Ocean’s Depth, and more! But beware, a marauding band of pirates are on the hunt for treasure. Ye be mighty wise to keep a keen eye out for ’em!
The Nutcracker by Kader Belarbi
A modern and magical reinterpretation of The Nutcracker by the choreographer Kader Belarbi, well served by the talented dancers of Toulouse’s Ballet du Capitole, as well as the spectacular costumes and sets.
The Nutcracker: Mariinsky 2012
This version of the Nutcracker from the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, the first home to the Christmas classic, features the original score of Tchaikovsky, the renowned choreography from Vainonen and the magnificent set design by Virsaladze. With deliberate and flawless performances by Alina Somova and Vladimir Shklyarov along with Valery Gergiev steady hand at conductor, this production will transport you back to 1892.