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The Hong Kong Ballet | Clärchen Character from the original tale of The Nutcracker re-introduced

November 28, 2012

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Child dancer Cheryl Heung

Clärchen Character from the original tale of The Nutcracker re-introduced The Hong Kong Ballet’s brand new production of The Nutcracker will have its world première this December. Choreographer Terence Kohler has brought Clärchen, Clara’s beloved doll, back into the limelight. Clärchen was a character in the book that inspired the ballet, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker […]

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English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed

December 28, 2011

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Venus Villa and Yonah Acosta

English National Ballet | The Nutcracker reviewed | Debut by Venus Villa & Yonah Acosta The Nutcracker English National Ballet London Coliseum Boxing Day, 26th December 2011 Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s novel written in 1816, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Nutcracker ballet was originally conceived as an entertaining add-on to follow […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO THE BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME

October 28, 2011

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ballet dancers in the Nutcracker

BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF  THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO THE BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROME   The Nutcracker production trivia: Before the curtain goes up on the first performance, hours of work has been undertaken behind the scenes. The sets, props and lights for the show will travel to the Hippodrome in five articulate trucks from the Birmingham Royal […]

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