Nutcracker Ballet - New Orleans (LA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Saenger Theatre
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to New Orleans Friday, December 27

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic as you and your loved ones journey with Masha and her Nutcracker Prince through the Snow Forest. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the family tradition perfect for all ages! Celebrate this cherished Holiday experience set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get tickets in New Orleans for family and friends today!

About the Saenger Theatre

Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in New Orleans! Designed by Emile Weil, the Saenger Theatre was built by Julian Saenger in 1927 for the theretofore unheard of price of $2.5 million dollars. Advertisements of the day described it as “an acre of seats in a garden of Florentine splendor”. In 2005, the Saenger Theatre was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Yet within months of the storm, a groundswell of interest in the renovation and reopening of the theatre began to grow, and, in December 2011; the agreements to restore the theatre were finalized.The Saenger Theatre reopened its doors in September 2013. The expanded theatre stage house will be equipped with state-of-the-art theatrical systems ensuring the Saenger will be the most technically advanced theatre in the South.

New Orleans Dance Partnership: Infinity Dance Productions

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local New Orleans children from Infinity Dance Productions. Infinity Dance Productions features a personal & friendly Christian staff teaching positive attitudes in Slidell. Everyone is invited to be a part of Galloway’s Studio of Dance & Performing Arts including special needs children. The studio is the home of Junior & Teen Miss, NYLA Dance, Junior & Teen Miss Dance USA, and more. The studio is a 1st place overall, grand champion competition company, also winning several choreography and costume awards. Everyone is invited to stop in and see why Galloway’s is one of the top studios in the South! Parents can entrust their child or yourself to a studio that is a member of the Dance Masters of America, being assured of professional services, experience, skill and personal integrity.