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Fairfax High School Theatre
3501 Rebel Run Fairfax, VA 22030
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from James Dougherty
9 events 7 reviews

The Nutcracker was an excellent performance that we enjoyed very much.

reviewed Nov 28 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from alimaa23
11 events 5 reviews

Even my husband and 2 boys loved it!!! Much more financially sensible and enjoyable by all senses alternative to highly expensive Kennedy Center production's alternative!!! Loved it!!!

reviewed Nov 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from The Blue Hawaiian
5 events 5 reviews

While the beginning Christmas and family-oriented setting were per script, the professional ballet dancers stole the show. What a nice surprise to have at Fairfax High School. Too bad not better advertised. The theater could have sat so many more....continued

reviewed Nov 26 2010 report as inappropriate
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Description

The Fairfax Ballet’s Nutcracker is “a stunning presentation of Tchaikovsky’s opulent holiday masterpiece” and has been delighting the greater Washington Area for over twenty years.  Professional guest artists from Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, the San Francisco Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet and Ballet Tucson are featured, along with students from the Russell School of Ballet.   Be captivated by this magical production that enchants children and adults alike.

Featuring Performances by Professional Guest Artists:

Marcela Figueroa of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico as the Sugar Plum Fairy

Robert Rosario of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico as the Cavalier

Benjamin Tucker of Ballet Tucson as the Nutcracker Prince

John Finnigan as the Mouse King and principal male in “Tea” (“Chinese”)

Derek Lauer of Ballet Tucson as principal male in “Coffee” (“Arabian”) and “Trepak” (“Russian”)

Isaiah Alatorre, formerly of Chicago Ballet, as the Soldier Doll and principal male in “Waltz of the Flowers”

Gregory Russell, formerly of the San Francisco Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet, as Herr Drosselmeyer

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