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The Nutcracker Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre
The quintessential Christmas classic ballet, The Nutcracker, is back this holiday season by popular demand.
First staged in 2011, The Nutcracker brings audiences on a journey through the pre-WWI, turn of the century Shanghai featuring favourite and familiar characters including Clara, the Snow Queen, the Sugar Plum fairy and her Cavalier.
Based on a story by E.T.A Hoffman, the ballet tells of the adventures of Clara after she receives a beautifully crafted doll from Dr Drosselmeyer during a Christmastime celebratory party. With choreography and staging by SDT Artistic Director Janek Schergen, set to the iconic music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, this enchanting ballet features a spectacular set and gorgeous costumes by local designer Aaron Yap, as well as characters that will dance their way into your hearts!