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Nutcracker 2017 at the Lakewood Cultural Center


Ballet Ariel Presents
The Nutcracker – 2017

Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23 at 2 pm
Dec. 16, 22 at 7 pm

Ballet Ariel’s holiday season at the Lakewood Cultural Center will delight audiences with our beautiful production of The Nutcracker to Tchaikovsky’s famous score. Clara and the Prince journey on a magical adventure of toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes and Sugar Plum fairies. Enjoy this holiday treat for the whole family, with beautiful costumes and exciting choreography danced by Ballet Ariel’s professional company and school students. Ballet Ariel has created our own special holiday ballet, directed by Ilena Norton, Oleg Dedogryuk, and Patricia Renzetti with guest artist Paul Noel Fiorino as Drosselmeyer.  “Ready to infuse your soul with Christmas?  Well, then, go see Ballet Ariel’s The Nutcracker now.” reviews 12/14/2014

Ballet Ariel offers eight holiday performances of The Nutcracker  at the Lakewood Cultural Center. Tickets can be purchased at, 303-987-7845 or at the Lakewood Cultural Center Box Office, 470 S. Allison Parkway.

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