GLT Datebook: The Nutcracker Is On Pointe

Nov 26, 2016

The Nutcracker is a time-honored holiday tradition.
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The Twin Cities Ballet celebrates 35 years of performing The Nutcracker ballet in Bloomington/Normal.

  • Braden Auditorium hosts the performances of the holiday dance classic, Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 PM.
  • Originally performed in Russian in 1892, the ballet features music by Tchaikovsky that has become synonymous with the holiday season.
  • Twin Cities Ballet Artistic Director Eka Bezirgani credits the staff, volunteers and parents with helping to bring the show together -- a show that features more than one hundred young dancers.