A Splendid and wondrous thing
North Fulford's oldest and biggest Nutcracker experience returns as the Roswell Dance Theatre and the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance students once more bring the magic to Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center! A festive family favorite, prepare to be swept up in the magical tale of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as told through the company's talents against glittering sets and costumes, and of course, Tchaikovsky's timeless score!
What is the story?
First seen as a short story published in 1816 by E.T.A Hoffmann, The Nutcracker was adapted by Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marcus Petipa for the stage in 1892 and went on to receive its North American premiere back in 1944 with the San Francisco Ballet. Since then, it has become a quintessential family event, with productions numbering in the 100s from ballet companies all over the country from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve!