The Nutcracker

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  • Analysis Of The Nutcracker

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    Philharmonic and Oklahoma City Ballet performance of The Nutcracker took place on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Center. This rendition featured Conductor Thomas Wilson, Oklahoma City Ballet Artistic Director Robert Mills, the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, and numerous student dancers from the Pikes Peak Region. Through the excellence in the music, dancing, and stage and costume design, this holiday Nutcracker performance not only captured the spirit of Pyotr Ilyich

  • Critique Of The Nutcracker

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    On November 25, 2017 I attended The Nutcracker ballet performance at the Eisemann Center. The dance was adapted from a story by E.T.A Hoffman with the music by Tchaikovsky. The show was a faithful adaptation of The Nutcracker with the dancers, costumes, sets, and Tchaikovsky’s music all playing an integral part in depicting the story in an entertaining way. Overall, the presentation was successful in portraying the holiday classic that is The Nutcracker, and the majestic sets and costumes along with

  • Analysis Of The Nutcracker

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    the holiday season with their fifty-seventh annual performance of the The Nutcracker - based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s famous enchanting fable The Nutcracker and the Mouse King - at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The Colorado Ballet's production of The Nutcracker is one of the most successfully performed renditions of the classic in the country; winning the Goldstar National Nutcracker Award in 2016. Artistic Director, Gill Boggs, gave us a performance brimming

  • Analysis Of The Nutcracker

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    attended The Nutcracker dance performance at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. The performance was an adaptation of a story by the same name which was written by E.T.A Hoffman. The show was a faithful, but imaginative depiction of the story. Overall, the presentation was successful in portraying the holiday classic tale that is The Nutcracker through the use of majestic sets, extravagant costumes, and resonating music, all while still remaining true to the narrative of The Nutcracker. The production

  • Essay On The Nutcracker

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    Tchaikovsky’s ballet, The Nutcracker, is a Christmas classic. With memorable songs and beautiful instrumentation, many cannot imagine Christmas without it. Dance companies perform the ballet year after year with spectators coming to watch annually. There have even been LGBT, hip hop, and Jewish adaptations to the popular ballet (Begley). Thousands of musicians and dancers all over the world perform it to add to the excitement and cheer of the holidays.     The original story of The Nutcracker started with ETA

  • The Nutcracker Movie Analysis

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    the audience members who had already found their seats to watch “The Nutcracker” that was directed by Ashley Miller Davis based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (1816). The production was choreographed very well by DeAnn Petruschke and Ashley Miller Davis. The costume crew Lisa Ivy and Brenda Linton also did a great job with each of the actor and actresses costumes. I have never seen the original “Nutcracker” before so I did not really have anything to compare this production

  • Nutcracker Surprise Essay

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    Nutcracker surprise Wow! My eyes popped out. So this was ballet. The beautiful and gracefulness of the dancers. Of how the worker together as a team, but still shine bright as an individual. From when the first performer stepped out to the bows, I knew I wanted to dance like that. I like the way the dancers was up there, and they looked fearless and they me feel fearless and confident. It was like a little secret that was calling my name and I had to be a dancer so I could be part of that secret

  • Essay on The Nutcracker: a Concert Review

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    featuring The Richmond Ballet Amber Hisaw Regent University – Music 101 On the evening of Sunday, December 16, 2012, I had the pleasure of attending a concert I’d wanted to see for quite a while. I was delighted to attend Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, performed by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and the Richmond Ballet. The performance took place at Carpenter Theatre in Richmond Virginia. As I entered I felt a bit out of place. I’d never attended a performance quite like this one and I was a

  • George Balanchine 's The Nutcracker

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    George Balanchine and The Nutcracker George Balanchine himself said, “The choreographer and the dancer must remember that they reach the audience through the eye. It’s the illusion created which convinces the audience, much as it is with the work of a magician.” ³ Balanchine could be considered just that of a magician in the way that he brought his ballets to life. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, could truly be described as an illustration of Christmas magic. The Nutcracker would be of his most famous

  • Summary Of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker And Stravinsky

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    Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” and Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring “ are two of the most influential ballets to ever be recorded. Their ballets have been played and duplicated for many years. I will start this paper with a summary of each composer which will include where they are from culturally, geographically and musically. Then I talk about each ballet. Where it was written, the story behind each piece, and its reception now and its reception at the time it was published. I will also include the