THE NUTCRACKER: THE APPALACHIAN BALLET COMPANY
December 2, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Knoxville Civic Auditorium
The Appalachian Ballet Company in their 41st season will present the annual holiday tradition – The Nutcracker. The production features live music by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. The Appalachian Ballet Company will present four public shows December 1st at 8 pm & December 2nd at 2 pm at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium AND December 8th at 2pm and 8pm at the Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville. Two school matinees will be presented at 10 am at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on November 29th and 30th. Those attending will receive the new K-8 curriculum guide covering common core standards. Teachers may call 982-8463 for reservations.
Dancing the role of the Nutcracker Prince will be Aaron Smyth, formerly with the Royal Ballet, London, England. He will be partnering ballerina Kylie Morton, the Sugarplum Fairy, formerly with North Carolina Dance Theatre.
For over 100 years, this classic story has proven to be a favorite, enchanting audiences of all ages. Come see the magic with lavish scenery, glorious tutus, soldiers, snowflakes and sugar plums at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium or The Clayton Center for the Arts – the first and second weekend of December. For tickets call ABC at 865.982.8463 or Knox Tickets 865.656.4444 or Clayton Center 981-8590.