Nov 27 2022


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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Ballet Theater Company: The Nutcracker

Ballet Theater Company is thrilled to return to The Bushnell with a refreshed version of a beloved holiday classic.

In an effort to address the lingering cultural appropriation in the 130-year-old ballet, Dattellas has reimagined a new, vibrant, and cheeky Act II featuring magical treat-foods that would wow a 19th-Century young lady in a dreamscape and will delight modern audiences. To make the vision come to life for audiences, Lead Costume Designer Pat Nurnberger will design and hand-sew over seventy costumes to pair with Dattellas’ fresh, original choreography.

BTC is ecstatic to welcome Lauren Lovette, former principal with the NYCB as she returns to perform for a second year as the dazzling Sugar Plum Fairy.


The Bushnell
166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT, USA


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