The Nutcracker Prince

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  • Women In Ballet Essay examples

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    Renaissance period (Kraus 63). From the first ballet performed in 1580 to the present, women have been portrayed as fragile and dependent on men. One such ballet is The Nutcracker in which the girl-heroine Clara relies on the Nutcracker to save her from the evil Mouse King.      The first production of The Nutcracker was performed for critics, public figures, and members of high society and received lack luster reviews on December 17, 1892 (Anderson 40-52). The story opens in the

  • The Nutcracker Movie Analysis

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    Clara and the Prince As I walked into The Center for Arts Theatre there was still plenty of seating but there was a lot of excitement and noise coming from 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

  • Analysis Of The Sugar Plum Fairy

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    The Sugar Plum Fairy Friday December 1, 2017, I went to The Center for the Arts to watch “The Nutcracker” presented by The Dance Foundation. The presentation was directed by Ashley Miller Davis, Choreographed by DeAnn Petruschke and Ashley Miller Davis, and Costumes by Lisa Ivy and Brenda Linton. I believe the stand out actors in this presentation of “The Nutcracker” was not the main characters but The Sugar Plum Fairy which was played by Adriana Pierce and her Cavalier played by Neil Marshall. I

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Nutcracker Analysis

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    The Nutcracker is an 1816 ballet with a symphony created by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky who was a Russian composer, conductor and pianist mostly knew in Europe and the United States. The performance of his work in New York City, 2016 is displayed by the Music Director of the New York City Ballet Andrew Litton. Last year, Litton was in charge of conducting the work, and, was also part of the performance as a pianist. In the visual performing such as choreography and conduction was developed by the

  • 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

  • The Nutcracker : Live At The Ellie Caulkins Opera

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    The Nutcracker: Live On the 26th of November, 2016, I had the wonderful opportunity to witness the Colorado Ballet Orchestra perform the nutcracker live. The concert was at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, and the phenomenal symphony was led by Adam Flatt. This was my first ever classical concert as well as concert, and I was not disappointed. The performance was wonderful, and the opera house was beautiful. The Nutcracker performance was one hour and fifty minutes long, therefore

  • The Doors Of The Opera House

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    Becca barged through the doors of the Opera House weighed down by a heavy ballet tote, a substantially stuffed garment bag, and an oversized platter of peanut butter cup cookies. She moved steadily in the direction of the designated cookie drop-off. When she finally got to the changing room, only a few other girls had arrived. Miss Claudine was in the back of the room talking on her cell. She waved at Becca. “I’m so excited!” Abby cried. “I can’t believe it’s finally here,” Shannon added with a

  • 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