The Nutcracker

 
THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
 
 
Video by Sean Murphy | Flicker Film Productions
 
 
 
 
December 9, 2017 | Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M University
 
 
Matinee | 2:00p
Evening | 7:00p
 
 
 
 
Ballet Brazos' 6th annual production of The Nutcracker features professional dancers, guest artists from Texas, and pre-professional performers from across the Brazos Valley. Behind the scenes, ballet instructors representing many area schools work with the dancers for months to rehearse and perfect choreography. Our production features beautiful costumes, sets, and scenery. Under the direction of Suzanne Moreau and Diana Wilcox, and guided by Artistic Advisor Katy Ellison, the dancers of Ballet Brazos bring you the ballet world's time-honored holiday tradition that brings together young and old for an evening of magic and enchantment. Come travel to the Land of the Sweets and celebrate the magic with us!
 
 
 
 
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THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
December 9, 2017
 
Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M University
 
Matinee | 2:00p
Evening | 7:00p
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ticket Pricing
Premium Center Orchestra
     *No Child Pricing
$30
Right, Middle, Left Orchestra and Mezzanine Boxes $20
Rear Orchestra, Mezzanine, Balcony $15
Child (3-12 years)
     *Not available in Premium seating
$  8
 
 
 
Tickets are available through the MSC Box Office at the box office window, by phone at 979-845-1234.
Box Office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a-7:00p.
 
 
You may also purchase tickets online through the MSC Box Office below.
 
 
 
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PARKING
Now there are TWO locations for parking - University Center Garage or Cain Garage
 
 
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University Center Garage
 
Across from Rudder Auditorium
 
 
 
NEW OPTION:
Pay in advance online for $6.50
 
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OR
Pay at entry for $5 CASH ONLY
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Cain Garage
 
500 Gene Stallings Blvd | College Station, TX 77840
Adjacent to the Memorial Student Center
 
 
 
Open at the regular hourly parking rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
GUEST ARTISTS
 
Featuring
Dancers with the New York City Ballet
 
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Indiana Woodward
New York City Ballet Soloist
 
as the Sugar Plum Fairy
Andrew Veyette
New York City Ballet Principal
 
as her Cavalier
 
 
 
 
 
Guest Artists
 
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Seth York
as the Nutcracker Prince
Andrew Roblyer
as Uncle Drosselmeyer
Joel Reynolds
as Russian
Dominick Oliver
as the Rat King and Chinese
 
 
 
 
 
 Ballet Brazos Lead Dancers
 
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Isabel Medrano
as Clara
Sarah Kate Stolz
as the Snow Queen
 
Natalie Lancaster
as the Dew Drop Fairy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAST
 
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This year marks Ballet Brazos' 6th Annual Nutcracker Ballet, proof that collaboration is a wonderful way to allow dancers, teachers, and audiences to experience the wonder of classical ballet. Dancers for our productions are cast by auditions open to the entire Bryan-College Station community and by guest professional ballet dancers.
 
 
 
 

Note from the Artistic Advisor
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to the more than 100 performers who have been cast in the 6th annual Ballet Brazos production of The Nutcracker! We are excited to welcome you to the Ballet Brazos family, and we look forward to the time we'll spend together in rehearsals and on the stage.
 
 
 
Performing in The Nutcracker is a rite of passage for ballet dancers everywhere. Many a ballet career has been launched as a tiny mouse scampers on stage past a growing Christmas tree and thinks, "This is what I want to do! There has never been a moment more magical than this!"
 
 
 
It is our hope that in the coming months, you will find your technique improving through the rehearsal process, that you will make new friendships, and develop a life-long desire to be a part of the performing arts. But most of all, we hope that when you step onto the stage in December, you feel the rush that so many before you have felt, and think, "There has never been a moment more magical than this!"
 
 
 
With admiration,
Miss Katy (former Mouse, Sugar Plum Fairy, and everything in between)
 

 
 
INTRODUCING OUR 2017 NUTCRACKER BALLET CAST
 
 
(Printable - Updated 11/30/2017)
(Printable - Updated 11/30/2017)
 
 
 
 
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