Las Cruces Chamber Ballet, Michele’s Dance Academy and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance present the holiday classic The Nutcracker, at Atkinson Recital Hall, December 16 -18, 2021. This world-renowned production tells the story of a nutcracker who comes to life, taking its owner, Clara, on a fantastical journey through a magical world populated by the rose queen, sugar plum fairies and an army of evil rats. The spectacular dances and incomparable score by Tchaikovsky have cemented themselves in the hearts and imaginations of popular culture, enduring for decades as a classic. Performed by Dark Circles Contemporary Dance with two guest artists from Dance Theatre of Harlem. Dates and times are Thursday & Friday, December 16 & 17, 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 18, 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets are $21 general admission. To purchase tickets, visit the website, or call 575-523-1654.
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