The most magical and enchanting of all fairytales will be brought to life by European Ballet, one of the most popular and highly praised touring ballet companies, at Theatre at The Mill, Newtownabbey next week.
Under the direction of Stanislav Tchassov, former principal dancer with The Bolshoi Ballet, this exciting and dynamic company of international dancers has endeared itself to audiences and critics alike for its commitment to excellent artistic standards and for the dedication and energy of its talented performers.
Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and enhanced by more than 45 beautiful handcrafted costumes, the ballet is ideal for audiences of all ages.
Highly respected, award-winning dancers from Russia, France, Italy, Spain and the UK will perform in this spellbinding production.
The magic of Christmas comes alive as Clara dreams that her toys come to life.
The most exciting moments of the ballet, including the fearsome battle between the rats and toy soldiers, the transformation of the Nutcracker into a handsome Prince who takes Clara to the beautiful Kingdom of Sweets, and stunning national dances from Arabia, China, Spain and Russia, all come together to make the production an unforgettable celebration of magical storytelling and breathtaking dance.
The Nutcracker will run at Theatre at The Mill on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December at 7.45pm.
Tickets for both shows, priced from just £12, are selling fast, so early booking is recommended.
For more information call the box office on 9034 0202 or log on to www.theatreatthemill.com
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