Tag: St. Louis Nutcracker

Nutcracker Tour, In Pictures

with Nutcracker kids in DC
So photography is another hobby of mine, and while I could write lengthy blogs about the tour (Nutcracker tour in Washington DC and St. Louis), sometimes it’s just nicer to see what I see :).  Hope you enjoy the photos! Much love, Fabrice

Nutcracker Performance Schedule in DC and St. Louis

Well, it’s Friday and we’re all very tired from a hard week of work at the Joffrey.  We have had Ed Liang here creating a new work for the Spring Program, all the while trying to put Nutcracker together at the same time.  We leave for Washington DC on Monday, and open our Nutcracker season... Read more »

Back in Chicago, Ready to Open Joffrey's Nutcracker This Friday

So here we are, finally back in Chicago from the Joffrey’s tour to St. Louis.  We opened Nutcracker to well packed houses in St. Louis, and are now getting ready to open Nutcracker here in Chicago on Friday at the Auditorium Theater.  The run in St. Louis was a difficult start, just automatically going into... Read more »

Day 1 Nutcracker Stage Rehearsal Continued...

Saint Louis Nutcracker from fabrice calmels on Vimeo. To continue from last night’s blog, Wednesday morning’s class was great.  Our Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater, taught class and gave us a long deep warm up.  His classes focus on controlling the body.  For those of you that aren’t all that familiar with ballet, this means his... Read more »

Another Nutcracker About to Begin...Day 1 in St. Louis

It’s day one in St. Louis and I am just really excited to bring you close into the world that is Nutcracker.  I really just want to get people excited for the performance and excited for the holiday season. So far everything is going well.  We took a five hour bus ride from Chicago to... Read more »

Thanksgiving...Means It's Almost Time for Nutcracker

Next week the Joffrey is traveling to St. Louis, MO to open our 2009 season of Nutcracker at St. Louis’ Fox Theater. The last time we toured to St. Louis we were there with our beloved artistic director and co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet, Gerald Arpino, who has since past away.  It will be bittersweet... Read more »