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The Nutcracker  

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Choreography
yuri grigorovich
Stage
Costume
Simon Virsaladze
Lighting
Mikhail Sokolov
Runnimg Time
2 hours
Year of Performance
a happy christmas eve party. marie gets a nutcracker as a gift from her godfather drosselmeyer. however, the nutcracker is broken by her younger brother, fritz. marie falls asleep while crying and has a fantastic dream. there is a battle between the nutcracker and mouse king. marie saves the nutcracker from the mighty mouse king. then the nutcracker turns into prince and marie makes a fantasy trip to the christmas land with him.
<the nutcracker> is the most popular ballet in the wintertime worldwide of all time. it has become a favorite repertoire that always marks sold out at the end of the year ever since it was first introduced in its entirety of the original work of petipa-ivanov by the korea national ballet in 1977.
introducing yuri grigorovichs choreography version to korea in 2000, the korea national ballet was greatly praised for their work of creation of more upgraded family ballet. the version particularly features arrangements of plentiful and vivid dances over the whole performance. it includes a tiny dancers dancing as a nutcracker, folk dancing of the dolls of 5 different countries, hero and heroins pas de deux and corps de ballet in the waltz of the flowers to be very spectacular.

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