The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the story “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice” written by E.T.A. Hoffman. Although what is seen on the stage today is different in detail from the original story, the basic plot remains the same; The story of a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against a Mouse King with seven heads. Join Tennsco and the Dance Theatre of Tennessee for visions of sugar plums dancing through your head. This once a year performance comes to he Creek Wood High School Auditorium on December 1, 2012 at 7PM and is spnosred by Tennsco. For ticket and other information please log on to www.dancetheatretn.org.
About Dance Theatre of Tennessee……….
Dance Theatre of Tennessee was born out of a desire to blend the elegance and strength of world-class professional dancers with the budding creativity and energy of youth. The inspiration of principal dancer and Artistic Director, Christopher Mohnani, DTT provides a unique educational and performance opportunity through the interaction of its Pre-Professional Youth Ensemble and Professional Company.
With the goal of exposing new audiences to the beauty and exitement of live dance theatre, DTT travels the Mid-South creating affordable entertainment while maintaining unrivaled artisty.
Outstanding national and interntational dancers offer diverse performances that highlight classical dance with a contemporary flair, igniting great enthusiasm from their audiences. DTT’s Academy of Performing Arts offers an exceptional, caring approach to training that seeks to enrich its students with the joy of dance while allowing them optimal performance opportunities.