Christmas Legend – Modern Nutcracker Ballet
About this event
Ukrainian born, American choreographer Olga Aru is bringing The Nutcracker into 21st century. Audiences will be dazzled by glamorous Christmas festivities through a sophisticated, modern story twist!
Once upon a time – more then magic was about to happen the night before Christmas. This show presents themes of human compassion, love, and friendships while spinning a well-known holiday tale and putting out fun, cool vibes.
Aru Dell’Arte Dance Company is determined in its mission to bring the Legendary, vibrant story to Capital residents. Moving past outdated scenes from the original Nutcracker, the company is excited to present diversity of characters, elevate female-lead roles, and include gender-neutral approach in dance partnering.
The show features works of recognized visual and installation artists from Washington DC. Following the performance, there will be a 30-minute reception featuring various artworks and a silent auction in support of the local art community.
5 p.m. show sold-out, tickets available for the 7:30 p.m. show