Janek Schergen's The Nutcracker Performed by Singapore Dance Theatre 6 - 10 December 2017 Esplanade Theatre
Radiance merriment and a euphoric enchantment, The Nutcracker is a charming Christmas spectacular that will set your feet to dancing and fill your heart with joy!
Join young Clara on her adventures as her beautifully crafted Nutcracker doll comes alive and transforms into a handsome prince. Waging a battle with the fierce Mouse King and the army of mice with grand bravura, the Prince emerges victorious with Clara’s help. She is then whisked off on a magical journey to the magnificent Land of Snow and the enchanting Kingdom of Sweets, where she meets the Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Based on a story by E.T.A Hoffmann, and with additional choreography and staging by Artistic Director Janek Schergen, The Nutcracker is set to some of the world’s most vibrant and iconic tunes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This enchanting ballet features a breath-taking costumes and spectacular sets by local designer Aaron Yap, as well as characters that will dance their way into your hearts!