The Nutcracker

Adrienne Arsht Center. Photo: Suzanne K. Mast Lee.

By Solange Reyner

See the holiday fave, “The Nutcracker,” performed by our city’s very own this December 18th-23rd at the Adrienne Arsht Center. The Miami City Ballet is putting this performance on for the 20th season and it’s sure to be a special one.

Well, it’s certainly special enough to the performers – even though they’ve been through this number numerous times. (See our Behind the Scenes look at the Miami City Ballet vid for example.) Famed artistic director Edward Villella leads this troupe, which includes plenty of children from the MCB’s school.

The folks at the Miami City Ballet have been prepping for this one for some time, including the seamstresses – most of the costumes are made at the in-house shop.





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