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New Orleans Ballet Theatre Presents The Nutcracker

Orpheum Theater New Orleans l 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 Don't miss the extraodinary dancers of New Orleans Ballet Theatre present the classic Christmas tale of The Nutcracker! This year, NOBT will present five performances at the historic Orpheum Theater: December 16th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm December 17th at 2:00pm December 22nd at 2:00pm and 7:00pm With its biggest cast to date, over 150 local children and professional dancers will be sharing the stage. Returning NOBT dancers and former principals with Atlanta Ballet, Rachel Van Buskirk and Christian Clark will be playing the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. Both dancers are also founding members of Terminus Ballet Theatre in Atlanta, and Rachel Van Buskirk has been featured on the cover of Dance Magazine as a top “25 to Watch” dancer. One of NOBT’s newest dancers, Felicia McPhee, formerly with and Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet, will premiere as the Dew Drop Fairy. “Now in our third year at the historic Orpheum Theatre, our production has continued to grow and expand into the ‘must-see’ event of the season. NOBT’s Nutcracker at the Orpheum, with the neighboring Roosevelt Hotel, is really the center of Christmas in New Orleans and is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season.” - Greg Schramel, Artistic Director of New Orleans Ballet Theatre. For more information and tickets, visit Orpheum Box Office (504)274-4870

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