Author Archives: Kat Sark

Balanchine’s Nutcracker – Pacific Northwest Ballet

When George Balanchine first re-envisioned The Nutcracker ballet (composed by Peter Tchaikovsky, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, and first performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg in December 1892) for New York City Ballet in 1954, … Continue reading

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