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Chicago Ballet Conservatory - The Nutcracker

Closed December 2, 2018

With the Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Why See Chicago Ballet Conservatory - The Nutcracker?

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A new holiday treat

Join the Chicago Ballet Conservatory as accompanied by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra as they bring the wonder of The Nutcracker to the stage in this must-see performance of the season. With local dancers and actors sharing the stage with seasoned professionals, expect an inclusive and enchanting production full of color and surprises!

Directed by Linda Cunningham, this captivating re-imagining of the cherished festive favorite is filled with timeless characters including Clara, her Nutcraker Prince and the Sugarplum Fairy and sprinkled with some brand new, umissable magic!

The cast includes Alexandre Hammoudi (Soloist with ABT), Abigail Simon (Formerly with ABT and Joffrey Ballet), Raoni Xavier (Bolshoi Brazil). And as a special bonus, Roger Hendricks Simon, star of stage and screen (and father of Abigail Simon), will be playing the role of Drosselmeyer to create their first performance together on stage.

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Performance date: 1 December 2018


Includes live pre-show entertainment by The Chancel Choir of Chicago.

Run time

Two hours with one intermission

Cast and Creative


Alexandre Hammoudi (Soloist with ABT)
Abigail Simon (Formerly with ABT and Joffrey Ballet)
Roger Hendricks Simon (veteran Actor/Director of stage and screen) Raoni Xavier (Bolshoi Brazil)
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Linda Cunningham and Faculty of Chicago Ballet Conservatory


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