Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker
About Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker
Helmed by Gennadi Nedvegin, a former principal dancer of San Francisco Ballet, Atlanta Ballet offers a truly spectacular, visually inventive staging of "The Nutcracker" set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations. Featuring an equally fresh vision for the choreography by acclaimed San Francisco Ballet and Bolshoi Ballet choreographer Yuri Possokhov, this "Nutcracker" harkens more closely to E.T.A. Hoffmann’s original 1816 tale, as a young girl and her "Nutcracker Prince" journey to a land far beyond our wildest dreams.
Performed to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, the production features bold sets and costumes enhanced by stunning video projections, all created by a design team known for its Tony Award®–nominated and –winning work on Broadway. What an amazing way to relish your favorite moments, be inspired by new discoveries, and share the holidays with friends and family in this annual Kennedy Center tradition!