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Olympic Ballet Theatre performs The Nutcracker with 30 Years of Magic!

 

November 4, 2010



Olympic Ballet Theatre (OBT) of Edmonds, is pleased to announce the performances of our family favorite, The Nutcracker, to theatres in Everett, Edmonds and Arlington. OBT’s The Nutcracker has been a Puget Sound favorite for 30 years. Its exotic sets and costumes, dazzling choreography and lively score, highlight the story of Clara’s dream through beautiful Snowflakes, a sparkling Sugarplum Fairy, a wonderful Mother Ginger with her little Buffoons, and a Christmas Tree that grows before your eyes!

The Nutcracker is a delight for all ages!

We are early! Don’t miss us! The performances open at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center in Arlington on Nov. 21 at 2:00 PM. OBT travels to the Everett Performing Arts Center for Dec 11 at 2:00 & 7:00 PM, and Dec. 12 at 2:00 PM. The Nutcracker closes at Edmonds Center for the Arts on Dec. 18 at 2:00 & 7:00 PM, and Dec. 19 at 3:00 PM. This production is well known for its child friendly, close and yet professionally exciting performances.

Tickets for The Nutcracker are on sale now. This production offers exceptional quality performances at an affordable price. Prices are $20 for children 10 and under, $25 for students through High School and seniors, and $30 for adults at all venues. All seats are reserved. Tickets for all performances may be purchased by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006, or online at http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com.

Olympic Ballet Theatre’s season of productions continue in February of 2011, as the company performs with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra in Saint-Saens’ young people’s classic Carnival of the Animals, with its colorful masks and costumes depicting the animal kingdom. Celebrating our 30 years, April will see a stunning new production of the comedic ballet Coppelia, The Girl with Enamel Eyes showcasing brand new sets by Hita von Mende, fresh brilliant costumes by Margreet Preston, with choreography by former Pacific Northwest Ballet artists, Mara Vinson and Oleg Gorboulev.

Located at 700 Main Street in Edmonds, Olympic Ballet Theatre offers a thriving professionally oriented ballet company and school, which promotes dance as a creative performing art and engages the widest possible audiences with a stimulating repertoire of classical, contemporary and dramatic ballets. Ballet Goes Green this year as we reduce stress with beauty! Reuse great ballets over and over again! Recycle energy by keeping us turning! Join us for our 30th Anniversary Season!

For more information, please call Olympic Ballet Theatre at (425) 774-7570 or visit us at http://www.olympicballet.com.

 

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