ORLANDO BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER IS A HOLIDAY GIFT
Get Your Tickets Now!
ORLANDO, FL (August 21, 2015) – If the heat and humidity have you down, turn your thoughts to visions of sugar plum fairies. It’s never too early to make plans for the holidays. Orlando Ballet tickets for The Nutcracker are on sale now! Experience the magic of the Orlando Ballet this December at the Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts with live musical accompaniment by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.
Filled with thrills and merriment, Orlando Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker is a Central Florida holiday tradition. Based on the classic story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, the Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips will be filled with holiday enchantment. The 57-piece orchestra will be led by Dr. John Sinclair, Artistic Director and conductor of the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. One of Central Florida’s most visible musicians with an international reputation, audiences may also recognize Sinclair from his role as conductor of the annual Walt Disney World Candlelight Processional at EPCOT.
"The majesty of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is the perfect stage to showcase the world class artistry that is the Orlando Ballet,” said Artistic Director Robert Hill. “The Nutcracker is a family favorite that ignites a special fire in those of us who believe in the beauty of the holiday spirit. The artistry of Dr. Sinclair and the Orlando Philharmonic help our dancers take their performance to the next level.”
Performances of The Nutcracker will run December 17 – 20. Performances are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Visit www.orlandoballet.org to get your tickets today.
About Orlando Ballet
Established in 1974, and now under the Artistic Direction of Robert Hill, Orlando Ballet is the professional resident ballet company in the greater Orlando area. The Orlando-based organization employs a full-time company of national and international dancers from Brazil, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Puerto Rico, as well as the United States, performing both full-length classical ballets and contemporary repertoire programs. Via its mission, Orlando Ballet seeks to entertain, educate, and enrich the cultural growth of Florida through the highest quality of dance. For more information on Orlando Ballet visit www.orlandoballet.org