Friday Aug 17, 2018 8:00 pm
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Vail Friends of Dance presents a holiday classic “The Nutcracker Ballet” featuring the Vail Youth Ballet Company with principal guest artist Phillip Skaggs formerly of Richmond Ballet, students from Vail Valley Academy of Dance and community members. A Christmas Eve gift of a toy nutcracker from her godfather transports Clara on a magical journey to a world of fantasy complete with a battle between the Nutcracker Prince and Rat King, Mother Ginger with her children and a Sugar Plum Fairy in the dazzling Land of Sweets. Enjoy falling snow and a parade of international dances at this holiday classic. Sparkling costumes and impressive choreography will simply take your breath away. Tickets are $38 with four performances: Friday, December 15, 7 pm, Saturday, December 16, 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday, December 17, 2 pm. Join us again or start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones and recapture Christmas through the eyes of a child. This holiday family favorite is sure to sell out quickly. Come join us early for our Silent Auction, Friday and Saturday night’s performances doors will open at 5:30. For our matinee shows, doors will open at 1:00 (no auction at matinee shows). As always we will have our famous Ballerina Bake Sale and Boutique at all performances. We will see you at the Nutcracker
Vail Friends of Dance (VFOD) is a 501(c)3 non-profit in Eagle County founded in 1984 and dedicated to supporting and inspiring young dancers through education and financial assistance. www.friendsofthedance.org.