This timeless, classical holiday ballet is being performed by a cast of over 40 dancers in CT Theater Dance School. Inspired by the holiday joy of children and her performances with the Boston Ballet, Director Michelle Sperry has added more TOYS to the first Act: petit dancing bears. Enjoy Clara, performed by Lilliana Sperry of Weston, as she battles the Rat King, Felix Baer of Westport and flies through the enchanted land of the sweets. The family friendly performances by dancers ranging in age from 3 years - 18 years old, are heartwarming and magical. The show closes with an annual finale featuring CTD family and friends: CTD dancing Santa dads, as well as a NEW Rockette inspired dance featuring CTD Momsl
Mélange 2019 features the professional dancers of CT Theater Dance Company. Audiences will be moved and motivated by nine new works, including the specially commissioned "PAWS for Dance,” raising awareness about animal cruelty, adoptions and the need to care for pets. Mélange 2019 opens with “Shades,” the newest piece in the CTD repertoire attaching deep emotion to the shades of people in black, grey and white. Other works explores the tranquil feelings of waves, chaotic and monotonous corporate work, a sensual tango and a heart pounding finale that embraces differences.
This season principal Company dancers collaborated on extraordinary choreography in a variety of genres including contemporary, pointe, jazz, and lyrical. The Company is dedicated to making dance understandable and enjoyable for a range of audiences. Take a deep breathe, watch and feel …
Preshow: Le Theatre Cabaret is a fabulous show keeping audiences engaged with contemporary choreography and great music. The Pre-Show features award-winning dances from CTD’s competition TEAM and lyrical, tap, jazz, Broadway, acro, improvisation, and hip-hop by CTD Academy dancers.
Our principal and apprentice dancers for an inspiring first day of class and repertoire.
Before he became the toymaker, Drosselmeyer from the holiday classic The Nutcracker, was a young boy with dreams. Audiences will travel through his childhood memories to discover his creativity and see what inspired him to create magical toys and the beloved Nutcracker.
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