High Point Ballet Presents the Enchanting Holiday Classic, the Nutcracker
Ballet is set to perform at the High Point Theatre Wed.-Fri., Dec. 20-22
with performances of Land of the Sweets on Sat., Dec. 23
High Point, North Carolina – Propelled by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the enchanting holiday story of The Nutcracker magically captures the wondrous expectations of a child on the night before Christmas! Young Clara once again invites us inside her imagination as the High Point Ballet exquisitely performs her vivid, dream-induced adventures, precipitated after receipt of a very mysterious gift from her Godfather. The Nutcracker will be presented at the High Point Theatre December 20-22 at 7:30 pm. Two special performances of the Land of the Sweets, geared specifically for younger audiences, will be held on Saturday, December 23, at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
Swirling with heroic toy soldiers, sword-fighting mice, and the glittering Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the classic ballet will be beautifully presented through the choreography of award-winning Artistic Director Gary Taylor, award-winning set designer Howard Jones, lighting by Craig Stelzenmueller, and original costumes designed by Executive Director-Founder Rita Taylor. Perfect for audiences of all ages, you and your entire family will not want to miss out on the captivating and delightful execution of this timeless production.
High Point Ballet is a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to the practice and appreciation of the performing arts. Its educational services and community outreach programs include a student performance series for elementary, middle, and high school students. High Point Ballet is a funded affiliate of the High Point Arts Council.
“Appropriate for all ages, this show will enchant, enthrall and amaze the audience through the groups’ artistry, set design, costumes and overall creative expression,” says High Point Theatre Director David Briggs. “The experience is sure to put everyone into the Holiday spirit and leave a lasting impression for years to come!” Tickets are $30-$35 for the Nutcracker, $25 for Land of the Sweets, available by calling the theatre box office at (336) 887-3001 or online at www.highpointtheatre.com.
About High Point Theatre – Owned and operated by the City of High Point, the High Point Theatre is conveniently located within the International Home Furnishings Center at the corner of Commerce Avenue and Hamilton Street in High Point. The Theatre features an elegant 965-seat auditorium with continental style seating, three exhibition galleries for meetings, displays, and receptions, and free parking.