The Villager 11/12/09
Nutcracker returns to Lone Star
Experience the warmth of the holiday season with Festival Balletís production of
The Nutcracker, which returns to the stage at 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at Lone Star
College-Montgomery for its 15th season celebration of the annual holiday
The Nutcracker is a fairy-tale story that never fails to enchant ó from the
Christmas tree that grows, spinning snowflakes and waltzing flowers, to the toy
soldiers battling the Mouse King, and of course, the Nutcracker Prince, the
Sugarplum Fairy and her dashing Cavalier. The Nutcracker fills the season with
excitement, as it transforms the theater into a winter wonderland.
This production is very special, as it will include some of the most promising
young dancers from the Greater Houston area. Open auditions took place in
September across the Houston area. The opportunity to perform in a production of
this scale is thrilling for the young dancers and an experience they will
As always Festival Balletís Nutcracker features the best in professional Guest
Artists and local area dancers. The Guest Artist for this production includes
Ilya Kozadayev as the Sugar Caviler. Ilya is a Soloist with HoustonBallet.
Affordable ticket prices and excellent seats assure a memorable experience for
the entire family.
Tickets may be purchased at 832-592-7360 or