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Nutcracker Ballet | Arizona Christmas Party

Posted by / December 4, 2015 / Categories: Performance / 0 Comments

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The Stahlbaum Christmas party is well underway. The house is decked out and the guests are wearing their absolute best. Attending a performance of The Nutcracker  is like having a personal invitation to the fun. The beautiful costumes, talented dancers, lovely stage design and lighting while set to Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece is a feast for the senses.

With how professional this production is, it’s hard to believe that the majority of the dancers are only children. Kids as young as seven take to the stage to be one of the characters in this ballet. Many more will sit in the audience and watch in wonderment of the magic that unfolds before them. It is truly a great way to introduce your family to the ballet.

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Ballet Etudes puts on a spectacular show at two separate venues in the valley; Chandler Center for the Arts and Mesa Arts Center.  There twelve shows over three weekends, starting on Black Friday. So many opportunities to start a new holiday tradition. Bring your little dancers and ballerinas, and/or kids young and old, to experience the ballet. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.

Dance Performance and it’s a Party at the Ballet!

Dance Performance and it’s a Party at the Ballet!

Posted by / December 3, 2015 / Categories: Performance / 0 Comments

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Be transported to the Stahlbaum house just in time for their annual Christmas party. Make yourself comfortable and join in on the fun. There is sure to be dancing and maybe even a little magic. Families and friends will gather together in what is sure to become a holiday tradition.

 

If dancing on a stage isn’t your thing, no worries! Take a seat and enjoy what is sure to be a wonderful performance. Ballet Etudes transforms Chandler Center for the Arts, and Mesa Arts Center, into a picture perfect setting for The Nutcracker Ballet. The dancers put on twelve shows over three weekends,starting on Black Friday. There are many opportunities to bring your little dancers and ballerinas, or just kids young and old, to experience the ballet. The beautiful costumes, the lovely choreography, the graceful ballet dancers all set to the classic score of Tchaikovsky is breathtaking to watch.

 

Photographing a dance performance is so thrilling to me as an artist! There is something so magical about seeing the hard work realized under the stage lights. And, having my two passions, music and photography, come to life in a set of photos is just so fulfilling.

Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea | Pointe Shoes and Performances

Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea | Pointe Shoes and Performances

Posted by / December 2, 2015 / Categories: Uncategorized / 0 Comments

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As though walking around and meeting The Nutcracker characters wasn’t enough excitement, at Ballet Etudes Sweet Tea, you can also look forward to enjoying snippets from the ballet. The mechanical and soldier doll come to life for the guests while Clara looks on. The energetic Chinese then come out and entertain the crowd with their overly energetic variation. To top off the performances, the beautiful Bon Bon Fairy and her Bon Bons delight with a sweet dance. It’s like having a front row seat to prepare you for the magic of a full performance of The Nutcracker ballet. After the performances, guest can enjoy a reading of The Nutcracker. It is such a sweet sight to see all of the little ones gather around to hear the story.

 

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If watching The Nutcracker ballet is one of your family’s traditions, I highly recommend you attend Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea. It is a wonderful way for them to meet the ballerinas as well as see the pointe shoes and performances up close and personal. And, of course, make sure you bring your camera to document what is sure to be a treasured memory for you and your family.

Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea | Tutus and Tiaras

Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea | Tutus and Tiaras

Posted by / December 1, 2015 / Categories: Uncategorized / 0 Comments

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Many families enjoy watching The Nutcracker ballet every year as one of their seasonal traditions. It is a wonderful way to welcome in the Christmas season. If you happen to have little dancers, or kids of any kind, you may want to add the Nutcracker Sweet Tea to your yearly tradition. Ballet Etudes hosts an amazing morning where you, and your children, may meet the ballerinas. The ladies at Ballet Etudes are excited to interact with their youngest fans. Dreams of tutus and tiaras, pointe shoes and performances may outweigh the visions of sugar plumbs in their heads. Speaking of pointe shoes, several are available to purchase which make great souvenirs. The guests can collect signatures from all of the beautiful dancers that morning. Don’t forget to take plenty of photos to document the day.

Ballet Etudes Sweet Tea

Ballet Etudes Sweet Tea

I highly recommend you attend Ballet Etudes Nutcracker Sweet Tea next year. And, every year! Especially if you have little dancers with prima ballerina dreams.