The holiday season is approaching and The Hampton Ballet Theatre School
(HBTS) is gearing up for their tenth annual production of Tchaikovsky
's beloved Nutcracker
. The spectacular sight will visit Guild Hall
's John Drew Theater on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 8 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 at 2 p.m.
"Hampton Ballet Theatre School is beyond excited as we prepare for our 10th annual Nutcracker
at the John Drew Theater in Guild Hall," Sara Jo Strickland
, Director Hampton Ballet Theatre School, reflected. "It is a major accomplishment for the school, the dancers, the parents and the community."
Jillian Hear and Holiday Bovio will share the role of the Arabian Princess, accompanied by guest artist Nick Peregrino
. Sharing the roles of Dew Drop Princess will be Beatrice DeGroot and Samantha Prince, accompanied by guest artist Josep Maria Monreal and the Snow Queen will be danced by Lauren Gabbard and Sedona Silvera
, accompanied by Hudson Galardi-Troy. All dancers are Pro Student Level 7 at HBTS. Dancing the role of Sugar Plum Fairy will be Devon Friedman, also a Pro Student Level 7 at HBTS. Guest artist James Stevko will take on the role of Cavalier.
The ballet, which is choreographed by Strickland, includes beautiful costumes designed and hand sewn by Yuka Silvera
and lighting design by Sebastian Paczynski
"HBTS has had the support of many to reach this milestone and for that, we are very humbled and grateful," Strickland added.
Advance ticket prices range from $15 to $45 and day of performance ticket prices range from $20 to $50, depending on the designated section.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton. For more information, call 888-933-4287 or visit www.hamptonballettheatreschool.com.
Sydney Braat is a Hamptons-raised and NYC-living journalist. She enjoys splitting her time between the bustling city life and relaxing atmosphere of the Hamptons. When she's not writing, Sydney is traveling. She thrives off of new experiences, cultures, cuisine, and languages. Sydney writes about the arts, philanthropy, food & wine, and shopping.
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