“The Classic Nutcracker” by the FMBallet is a mesmerizing and enchanting production that promises to be an unforgettable experience for the entire family. This timeless performance brings to life the magic of the holiday season, combining stunning choreography with live orchestral music from the Wonderland Orchestra to create a truly immersive experience. At the heart of this production is our Wonderland Orchestra, a live professional orchestra that provides the enchanting soundtrack for the entire performance. The orchestra’s harmonious melodies and rich compositions set the mood, carrying the audience on a journey through the whimsical and captivating world of “The Nutcracker.”
The choreography in The Classic Nutcracker is nothing short of breathtaking. Each dance, from the Sugar Plum Fairy’s elegant pas de deux to the lively battle between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, is executed with precision and grace. The talented dancers convey the essence of the story through their exquisite movements and expressive performances, drawing the audience deeper into the enchanting narrative.
Another piece that sets this production apart is the awe-inspiring costumes designed by FMBallet’s very own costume designer, Suzanne Spiese and her team. These costumes, meticulously crafted with attention to detail, not only add a touch of grandeur to the performance but also move in perfect harmony with the dancers, enhancing the magic of each scene.
This production offers something for everyone, whether you’re a dedicated ballet enthusiast or simply seeking a joyful and festive holiday experience. The Classic Nutcracker by the FMBallet is a heartwarming tradition that captures the spirit of the season and is sure to leave you with lasting memories of the magic and wonder of the holidays. Don’t miss this extraordinary performance that brings Tchaikovsky’s beloved classic to life in a way that will leave you spellbound.
December 15 & 16, 2023 at 7:00pm
December 16 & 17, 2023 at 2:00pm
NDSU Festival Concert Hall
Reineke Fine Arts Center 115
12th Ave N & Bolley Blvd
Fargo, ND 58105
On Sale: October 30, 2023
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Tania Blanich is the Arts Partnership’s Director of Operations