Don’t miss this local, family-oriented rendition of a classic holiday favorite ballet, The Nutcracker.
Under the direction of Aggie Kimple and Annie Cerone, featuring the choreography of Helen McLennan, Louisa Flaningam, Annie Cerone, and Aggie Kimple, the company features dancers from Hudson Valley, including Charlotte Nelson and Sophia Pesci sharing the role as Clara; and Debbie Wason as the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The Nutcracker, Short and Sweet offers the timeless music of Tchaikovsky, favorite dances performed by a company of committed ballet students, engaging narration written by Anastasia Edson and spoken by Beth Maurer, and costumes that will delight every guest—in a setting and at a price that is perfect for audiences ages 3 and older. Only one hour long and fully narrated from the point of view of Clara , this show is sure to hold the attention of even the youngest ballet fan.
The Hudson Valley Dance Theatre, founded in 1986, is a not-for-profit corporation, registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education for its commitment to provide opportunities for participation in and enjoyment of the art of dance in our community. Its annual production of Nutcracker, Short and Sweet is produced entirely through fundraising, donations, and ticket sales. Support the arts in your community with a performance of a holiday classic the whole family will treasure.