The Hett and State Street Dance Co. co-present: The Nutcracker
The ballet classic returns to the Hett this Holiday Season! This timely holiday classic features local dance talent and principals from leading professional companies. The Nutcracker, a two-act Russian ballet with a famous score by Pyotr Iliych Tchaikovsky, premiered in1892 and has become a beloved Christmas season tradition. The enchanting story follows young Clara and her Nutcracker doll from a fancy family Christmas party to a fierce battle with the evil Mouse King. Their magical adventure continues through the land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, featuring the Sugar Plum Fairy.
State Street Dance Company is a semi-professional ensemble from the Dance Station School in O’Fallon, Ill.