Ballet International Gala
The Nutcracker 2024
The Nutcracker is a timeless
and enchanting holiday classic that tells the story of a young girl named Clara
and her magical journey on Christmas Eve. Set to the iconic music composed by
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the ballet begins at a festive Christmas party hosted
by Clara's family. Among the gifts exchanged, Clara receives a wooden
nutcracker in the shape of a soldier from her godfather, Drosselmeyer.
When the clock
strikes midnight, Clara is transported to a fantastical world where her beloved
nutcracker comes to life, leading an army of toy soldiers against the sinister
Mouse King and his rodent army. After a thrilling battle, Clara's Nutcracker
Prince emerges victorious.
The Nutcracker Ballet is a
celebration of the holiday spirit, filled with captivating dance performances,
breathtaking costumes and Tchaikovsky's enchanting score. It has become a
beloved tradition for families around the world, capturing the imagination and
spreading joy during the festive season.