The Nutcracker

December 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy Celebrates 29th Season of ‘The Nutcracker’ (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy in Gaithersburg is celebrating its 29th season of the “The Nutcracker” here in Montgomery County. “MBT is in its twenty-ninth annual season of the Nutcracker,” Paula Ross, executive director for the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, said. “We’re very excited to be back at the Robert E. Parilla Performing […]

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December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Go Behind the Scenes of MBT’s The Nutcracker (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre‘s performance of The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Montgomery County. Now you can go behind the scenes and meet the people who make it all happen: Find out more about MBT, here.

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

MBT Announces The Nutcracker’s Guest Mother Ginger Performers

For the second year in a row, the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT) is welcoming some guest performers in its upcoming 28th annual production of The Nutcracker. These guest performers are scheduled to portray the character of Mother Ginger in one of ten performances of the traditional ballet next month. “We are so grateful that these […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Moscow Ballet Holding Auditions for Local Student Dancers

Aspiring young dancers will have the opportunity to audition for parts in the Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” in Bethesda this weekend. According to a news release, Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Olga Aru will be present during the Oct. 23rd audition at host dance studio CityDance at The Music Center at Strathmore. Students […]

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December 17, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 18 – December 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 18 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 10, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 11 – December 13 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 11 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 4, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 4 – December 6 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 4 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale is open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Families will enjoy this Washington tradition in Glen Echo Park. Performance at 10:30 a.m. […]

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November 30, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

The Music Center at Strathmore to Showcase The Nutcracker with a Modern Twist (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

It’s pretty difficult to imagine the holiday season without Tchaikovsky’s score for “The Nutcracker” playing in the background at the mall, in commercials or watching an actual performance of the ballet. Now, imagine adding a DJ and a modern dance twist to the traditional score. That might sound a little odd, but it’s exactly what Director […]

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November 26, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 27 – November 29 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, November 27 The Gaithersburg Winter Lights display opens today through December 31. Located at Seneca Creek Park, this drive through display opens nightly at 6 p.m. Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale opens today at 10 a.m. The show continues through January […]

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December 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Olney Ballet Theatre Presents The Nutcracker (Video)

Olney Ballet Theatre presents Mary Day’s The Nutcracker now through Dec. 24. on the Olney Theatre Center Historic Stage, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road. The Nutcracker is directed by Patricia Berrend and choreographed by Mary Day, Founder of The Washington Ballet. Tickets range from $20 to $45 and may be purchased online at the Olney Theatre […]

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