Don't miss The IDT's Nutcracker!
Join Artistic Director Diane Amendt and her cast of 80 dancers as they recreate the magic of The Nutcracker in this much-celebrated annual school production. Now celebrating over 40 years of family magic, don't miss this splendid production from the esteemed company, complete with all your favorite parts, including the daring battle with the mouse king, The Sugar Plum Fairy and the glittering Land of Sweets!
The story of The Nutcracker was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffmann however the beautiful score which accompanies this world-famous ballet was created by Tchaikovsky and received its debut over 100 years ago in 1892.
What is the story?
One snowy Christmas Eve, at a great townhouse where a party is in full swing, local magician Herr Drosselmeyer with gifts for the children, including a wooden nutcracker for Clara, the oldest child. When the clock strikes twelve an adventure begins and the Nutcracker comes to life, leading our heroine Clara into a war between mice and tin soldiers, and into the enchanted Land of Sweets where a festival awaits them.