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See New York City Ballet’s Nutcracker on screen this Christmas

Posted on November 30, 2011

the-nutcracker-snowflakesThis Christmas, New York City Ballet’s celebrated production of The Nutcracker, choreographed by George Balanchine, will be screened in British cinemas on December 22 and 29.

The production will be filmed in high definition at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on December 13. Katherine E Brown, NYCB’s executive director, said: “We are thrilled to bring this beloved holiday production in what we hope will be the first of many opportunities to present New York City Ballet’s extraordinary repertory in movie theatres throughout the world.”

To view the trailer for The Nutcracker, click here 

Jonathan Gray is editor of Dancing Times. He studied at The Royal Ballet School, Leicester Polytechnic, and Wimbledon School of Art where he graduated with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. For 16 years he was a member of the curatorial department of the Theatre Museum, London, assisting on a number of dance-related exhibitions, and helping with the recreation of original designs for a number of The Royal Ballet’s productions including Danses concertantes, Daphnis and Chloë, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also contributed to the Financial Times, written programme articles for The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is co-author of the book Unleashing Britain: Theatre gets real 1955-64, published in 2005.

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