Manchester, CT, December 03, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Artistic Directors: David Lawrence and Wendy Fish-Lawrence.
Connecticut Concert Ballet's Nutcracker has been an iconic Hartford area holiday event for over 40 years. Traditions include a giant Christmas tree that grows, valiant toy soldiers, twirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and visions of sugarplums. It is where holiday dreams really do come true.
Professionally staged in a state-of-the-art facility with full costumes and lighting, this production will highlight over 200 of Connecticut Concert Ballet's talented local students alongside professional guest artists David DuBois and Kristy DuBois as the Nutcracker and Sugar Plum Fairy.
Performances will be held Saturday, December 8th and Sunday, December 9th at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Bailey Auditorium, Manchester High School, 134 Middle Turnpike East, Manchester, CT.
Advance ticket price for preferred front and center seats is $40; general admission is $30 for adults, $20 for children, students and seniors. Tickets are available at CTConcertBallet.org and will be $43, $33, $23 at the door.
Proceeds from the annual Nutcracker show fund the not-for-profit school year round keeping the tuition and total cost for its students the lowest in the area.
Connecticut Concert Ballet is a semi-professional 501(c)(3) classical ballet school and performing arts organization with studios in Manchester on the Glastonbury line and in Windsor in the Great Hall at Grace Church. CCB brings fully staged ballet and dance productions to audiences from all over Connecticut twice a year including the Nutcracker in December and the Spring Show in May.
CCB offers a robust, year-round schedule of classes in ballet, modern and jazz for ages 3 to adult. It has 300 students from over 40 towns in the Greater Hartford, northern and eastern areas of the state. Connecticut Concert Ballet proudly employs the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum.
CCB is a multi-year winner of “Best Dance Lessons” and CCB's Nutcracker has been a runner up for "Local Annual Event" in Hartford Magazine's “Best of” Readers’ Poll.
For more information on the school and summer programs, please visit ctconcertballet.org, call 860-643-4796 or visit facebook.com/connecticutconcertballet.