‘Tis the season for magic, family, and fun as the beauty and joy of the Nutcracker Ballet comes alive at the beautiful 300 seat Meagher Theatre, on the tranquil campus of Neumann University in Aston, PA. Did you know: International Ballet Classique’s The Nutcracker features over 130 different hand-made costumes in the finest tradition of the Bolshoi in each performance. Did you know :hundreds of thousands of snowflakes fall in the memorable Snow Scene! Did you know: the costume for the Sugar Plum Fairy takes 84 hours to make and has 11 layers of Tulle. Did you know: that tickets start at only $16.00!
International Ballet Classique (IBC) presents four full-length productions of this holiday favorite on Friday December 14 at 7:30 pm, Saturday December 15 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm and Sunday December 16 at 2:00 pm.
It's snowing - it's glowing! Join Clara as her magical Nutcracker Doll comes alive to battle the Mouse King; travel through the Land of Snow and journey into the " Land of Sweets " where the toys come alive to entertain Clara and her Prince. We invite you to journey with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince to the Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy- a magical world of the imagination filled with colorful characters sure to enchant you and your family. International Ballet Classique's The Nutcracker is truly a feast for your eyes and ears: a glittering visual display of extraordinary costumes and sets, exciting classical ballet performed by a talented cast of more than 85 dancers and the memorable sounds of Tchaikovsky's beloved score will fill you with the holiday spirit. Our full length beautifully costumed ballet performed in the finest traditions of the Bolshoi will come alive at Neumann University. A special treat for all ages! Production is under the artistic direction of Denis Gronostayskiy and Anastasia Babayeva, graduates of the renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow.
Tickets are reserved seating and are available for purchase through International Ballet Classique's website: www.academyballetru.com. Regular priced tickets are $20.00; seniors and students discounted at $16.00. Special abridged performances for day time school groups will be at 10:00 am and 11:30 am on Thursday December 13. Student group tickets for the abridged performances are $5.00, single $6.00 at 610-459-9221 . The Meagher Theatre is handicapped-accessible and there is ample parking adjacent to the theatre. Neumann University is located at One Neumann Drive , Aston , Pa. 19014. For more information about the performance or Academy of International Ballet , official school of IBC , call 610-459-9221 or visit our website at www.academyballetru.com