Follow us
Mobile
This is a past event.

Clara's Trip: A Nutcracker Story 

When: Thu., Dec. 6, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 7, 3 & 7 p.m. 2012
Price: $15-$30
We're quite used to seeing a certain prepubescent heroine take flight as the first-act curtain goes down on our favorite Nutcracker ballet. But in Caroline Calouche & Co.'s Clara's Trip: A Nutcracker Story, Clara’s grown up considerably and — take that, Peter Pan! — she's airborne far more often. This is not surprising, since Calouche & Co. are foremost purveyors of aerial dance in the Metrolina area. In the seven-year-old company's recent Booth Playhouse debut of Macabre Masque, the group unveiled a new level of production polish, surpassing some of its finest exploits at the Bonnefoux/McBride Studio last season. You can expect beautifully lit, mysteriously costumed exploits on trapeze, silks, aerial sling and bungee. Just don’t expect an evening-long wallow in Tchaikovsky's score in this modernized retelling of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s supernatural tale.
— Perry Tannenbaum

Reviews/comments
4.5 out of 5

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a review

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a review

Creative Loafing encourages a healthy discussion on its website from all sides of the conversation, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that detract from that. Violence, racism and personal attacks that go beyond the pale will not be tolerated.


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Search for…

Map

Nearby

History

© 2014 Womack Newspapers, Inc.
Powered by Foundation