Fairfax Ballet Prepares the Production of “The Nutcracker” | news / fairfax


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The Fairfax Ballet Company classic “The Nutcracker” returns to the stage Nov. 27-28 at Fairfax High School. Show hours are 4 p.m.

“This classic feature film production is a family favorite vacation tradition in Northern Virginia,” the producers said. “Members of the Fairfax Ballet Company, along with students of the Russell School of Ballet and special guest artists, bring this joyous evening of dancing and dreaming to life. “

This year, the production features a reimagined battle scene between mice and soldiers and features “Icicles” in the waltz of snowflakes.

Professional guest artists from the Ballet Des Moines – Logan Hillman and Amelia Grubb Hillman – will dance the roles of Cavalier and Sugar Plum Fairy. It’s a complete moment for Hillman, as he once performed with the Fairfax Ballet Company as a young dancer.

Fairfax Ballet Company member Heather Qian, a junior at Oakton High School, will perform the role of Clara. Carlos Martinez, a senior at George Mason University, will play both the Nutcracker Prince and the Soldier Doll.

For tickets and information, visit the website at www.fairfaxballet.com.

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