Monday, November 25, 2019 07:25 PM

CHATTANOOGA BALLET'S 32ND ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER AT THE TIVOLI SET FOR 4 PERFORMANCES THIS YEAR

The Chattanooga Ballet returns to the Tivoli Theatre to present their 32nd annual production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.

This year features the return of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera and Conductor Kayoko Dan, extensive new choreography from new Chattanooga Ballet Artistic Director Brian McSween and guest artists from the New York Dance Project and Sarasota Ballet.

Additionally, Meg Quiroz, formally a member of Joffrey Ballet, will return to the stage to perform alongside Chattanooga Ballets professional company.More than 200 local children are a part of this years cast. The lead role of Clara will be shared by Chattanooga Ballet students Jenna Kaik and Cate Morton. Company professionals Samantha Sole and Nena Widfeldt will alternate performances of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Long-time company member Dillion Davis will play the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer.Mr. McSween, who arrived in August, commented, Chattanooga Ballet is committed to providing a full artistic experience through dance, live music with the CSO and with local choirs. We believe that the experience of live art cannot be replaced nor replicated, and that the ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: CSO