The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes

December 15, 2012

Ballet

The Royal Ballet | The Nutcracker behind the scenes

ballet dancer in the nutcracker

Ricardo Cervera in The Nutcracker Photograph : Cheryl Angear

Ever wondered how the magic tricks are put together for The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker ? Wonder no more. Gary Avis, aka Drosselmeyer in last week’s live cinema relay, explains all.

The Nutcracker: Tricks and illusions (The Royal Ballet)

The behind the scenes preparations for a show packed with magic, glitter and snow are just as extensive and include rehearsals with children from The Royal Ballet School.

The Nutcracker: Behind the scenes preparations (The Royal Ballet)

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