Ballet San Jose Performs Middle Kingdom - Ancient China
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The last date listed for Middle Kingdom - Ancient China was Saturday February 12, 2005 / 1:30pm (Children's Matinee).
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Costumes designed by Oscar and Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Theoni V. Aldredge and the graceful leaps and pirouettes of close to 100 talented dancers highlight Ballet San Jose's visually-stunning version of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic. Since its premiere in 2012, this full-length production has charmed and impressed Bay Area audiences and critics alike, providing an exciting new annual tradition for Nutcracker fans and families. In fact, CriticalDance.com calls choreographer Karen Gabay's take on E.T.A. Hoffmann's timeless story "a thoughtful and fresh interpretation ... complete with elegant dancing and striking originality." Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
Thirty-five dancers from the combined companies plus 7 martial artists (42 performers total) will perform
Experience the creation of the universe and the birth of civilization. See the Goddess of Earth descend from the heavens on a giant dragon. Explore the legends of ancient China. Witness some of the world’s great inventions…paper, printing, the compass and gunpowder. And watch the Zodiac come to life.
Choreography: Dennis Nahat and Yong Yao
Performed in collaboration with Chinese Performing Artists of America
Music: Phil Young
Costumes and Scenery: Ching Shyu