( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 22, 2019 )
Performed by Sara Mearns and Russell Janzen
Stevens Center, 405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2804
UNCSA’s heralded ballet has received rave reviews from critics and enthusiastic audiences alike since the reimagined production debuted in 2009 under the direction of Ethan Stiefel, former Dean of the UNCSA School of Dance and former principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre.
Assistant Dean of Ballet Jared Redick will direct The Nutcracker with original staging and direction by Stiefel. Celebrated guest conductor Karin Hendrickson will lead the UNCSA Nutcracker Orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s music.
Mearns will become the Sugar Plum Fairy and Janzen the Cavalier Prince for two performances only: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18 and Thursday, Dec. 19.
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