Washington

Bellingham

Northwest Ballet Theater

Performance Dates:

December 22-24, 2017

Venue Name:

Mount Baker Theater

Venue Address:

104 N. Commercial Ave. Bellingham WA 98225

Venue Website:

Mount Baker Theater  

Venue Phone:

(360) 734-6080

For Tickets:

eMail:

Phone:

Web:

 

(360) 734-6080

Tickets 

Ballet Company Website:

Northwest Ballet Theater  

Ballet Company Phone:

(360) 714-1246

Ballet Company eMail:

info@northwestballet.org 

Ballet Company Address:

1417 Cornwall Ave #201, Bellingham, WA 98225

Nutcracker  -  John Bishop, founder and artistic director of Northwest Ballet Theater reports his Nutcracker is like the original version based on the Russian ballet where it was first performed in St. Petersburg in 1892. Northwest Ballet's production features backdrops painted in Russia as well as costumes made in New York City.

Lyrical and enchanting, mesmerizing and magical, The Nutcracker has become a holiday tradition. Marius Petipa, chief master of the Russian Imperial Ballet, commissioned Russian composer Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky to write the music to Alexandre Dumas' happier version of a somewhat dark and scary fairytale originally written by E.T.A. Hoffman. Originally produced in 1892, it wasn't until 1934 that The Nutcracker was performed outside of Russia. It was performed first in England, and then at the San Francisco Ballet in 1944. George Balanchine choreographed and premiered his version in 1954 with the New York City Ballet.

Mount Baker Theatre: 360-734-6080, www.mountbakertheatre.com
Fri. Dec 22nd, 2017 7:30 PM - Sun. Dec 24th, 2017 2:00 PM

McIntyre Hall: 360-416-7727, www.mcintyrehall.org
Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 7:30pm



 
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