Roxey Ballet, The Nutcracker
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 2:00amTCNJ Kendall Main Stage
Roxey Ballet, the award-winning professional dance company, is proud to present its annual holiday classic: Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker". This acclaimed event has become a favorite tradition of area residents and holiday visitors alike.
Clara and her friends will take you on an enchanting voyage to meet magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Brilliant costumes and elaborate sets draw the audience into a heart-lifting marvelous journey that ushers in the seasonal spirit. Audiences can also expect a visit from Santa and his jolly friends during the performance!
"This production is known as the most child-friendly production in the region, and we have lots of exciting enhancements and additions this season. Audiences will see many familiar faces, lots of new faces, and returning alumni from years past,” says Mark Roxey, Artistic Director. The cast is comprised of more than 150 professional, pre-professional, and local dancers and actors.
This year’s cast features recognized community leaders performing alongside the company’s roster of world-class artists. Join us before the performance for carols sung by Princeton Pro Musica.
Roxey Ballet's "Nutcracker" production is a joyous and magical way to begin the holiday season. This affordable show provides the perfect introduction to ballet for children of all ages, with timeless classical music, beautiful costumes, special effects, and an accessible story.
The production is directed by Mark Roxey, director and co-founder of this acclaimed professional company. Also featured are more than 200 costumes designed by Alicia Worden and Nilda Roxey and lighting design by Jeffrey Goldstein. Complemented by an international star cast of professional performers, Roxey Ballet draws on the abundant local talent pool from neighboring communities, including Lambertville, New Hope, Hopewell, Titusville, Lawrenceville, Pennington, Ewing, and Princeton.
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