The Ballet Etudes Company proudly celebrates its 25th Anniversary Season with two weekends of performances of "The Nutcracker" at the Westport Country Playhouse.
This year’s guest artists are Georgina Pazcoguin and Gonzalo Garcia, world class dancers from the New York City Ballet. Also appearing are Christina Fagundes, formerly of American Ballet Theatre and resident choreographer of Ballet Etudes, and Jennifer Tinsley Williams, formerly of New York City Ballet and ballet mistress with Ballet Etudes. This magical production features beautiful sets designed by Leo Meyer and magnificent costumes formerly from the collection of American Ballet Theatre. The cast of over 90 dancers includes 60 students of The Studio Ballet School.
The Ballet Etudes Company, under the direction of Nanette Vallas, is located in Norwalk, Connecticut and is comprised of sixteen aspiring, pre-professional dancers from the greater Fairfield County area.
Performances are December 7 and 8th at 1:00 and 4:00, and December 14th at 1:00 and 4:00. For tickets and more information, call the Westport Playhouse box office at 203-227-4177 or visit their website, www.westportplayhouse.org.