The Nutcracker Ballet by the Ballet Etudes Company
The Ballet Etudes Company returns to the Westport Country Playhouse for its 29th annual performance of The Nutcracker. The Ballet Etudes Company will perform the iconic holiday ballet alongside extraordinary guest artists.
This year’s performance promises to deliver its usual magic with a cast of more than 100 dancers including professional guest artists and members of the Ballet Etudes Company. Set to the music by Tchaikovsky, this seminal favorite ushers in the holiday season with nostalgic familiarity. Extraordinary sets, costumes and lighting design on the intimate stage of the Westport Country Playhouse makes this production a special family experience in the heart of Fairfield County.
“Our aspiration is to offer an exceptional production capturing the beauty of both the ballet and the season”. Ballet Etudes is proud to bring local students and professionals back to the Westport Country Playhouse to celebrate this holiday tradition” said Nanette Vallas, Director, Ballet Etudes Company and The Studio Ballet School @ Ballet Etudes.
Performances will be held on: Saturday, December 9th at 1:00pm and 4:00pm, Sunday, December 10th at 1:00pm and 4:00pm and Saturday, December 16th at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the Westport Country Playhouse box office (203.227.4177) and online at www.westportplayhouse.org
($45 for adults/$25 for children and students with a valid ID/$35 for seniors 65+)
The Ballet Etudes Company is a non-profit organization founded in July 1975. Our mission is to enrich and educate the community by presenting professional-quality productions of ballet and other forms of dance. Ballet Etudes Company provides talented, aspiring dancers, regardless of financial circumstances with the opportunity to perform alongside world-class artists.
The Studio is located at 509 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. For more information about the school and the Ballet Etudes Company please visit: www.balletetudescompany.com or call 203.354.9414.