To get everyone through post Nutcracker blues, we decided to give you a peek into the backstage magic of our favorite annual tradition and share few facts that you may not know about!
- TAYB’s Nutcracker is the longest running and most diverse production of the Nutcracker in Miami.
- TAYB welcomes over 10,000 school children every year during the morning week-day performances.
- Students from all five sites and New World School of the Arts begin the audition and rehearsal process all the way in August.
This production of the Nutcracker is no ordinary production of the holiday classic it actually has a mission behind it. Now you know a little about the production and you probably want to see it in action behind the scenes!
Before we show you behind the scenes you should know that students from all five TAYB sites and New World School of the Arts begin the audition and rehearsal process all the way in August.
Now we are backstage! Clowns and Mice backstage getting their makeup done and waiting patiently to put on their costumes.
After all the anticipation the curtain finally goes up!
Mice from Nutcracker junior cast watching the senior dancers in the wings.
Snowflakes from senior cast watching principal dancers playing the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier.
A view from Clara and the Nutcracker Prince from the wings during the magical snow scene.
A view of the The Harlequin Dolls from backstage.
Clowns getting final corrections from the director right before going on stage for the second act.
Our guest artist Siriu Liu and Rodrigo Almares from Cincinnati Ballet performing the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.
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