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Eastern Connecticut Ballet Presents: “The Nutcracker”

12065817_993217170700504_8368648609104165392_nShare the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, “the great American ballerina of our time,” returns to the Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New London’s own “Nutcracker” is both a holiday tradition and a tour de force. Sharing the spotlight are guest artists from NYCB and Pennsylvania Ballet and more than 100 professionally trained dancers from ECB. Thirty-five musicians from Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Paul Polivnick, perform Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. Live music and classic ballet in the tradition of Balanchine make this “Nutcracker” simply unforgettable.

Performances are Saturday Dec 12th at 1:30 & 7pm and Sunday Dec 13th at 1:30pm. Tickets are available at The Garde Box Office. Call 860-444-7373 x1.