THE SNOW QUEEN Discover the timeless fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen in the
original ballet production that will warm your heart and bring the
magic to this Holiday season!
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersenís most beloved childhood fairy
tale, visually captivating and emotionally touching ballet production,
performed in the best traditions of Russian ballet is the true
celebration of friendship, love and courage.
When the Snow Queen's spell captures a young boy, his sister-friend Gerda sets
out on a quest to save him. Follow a difficult journey of little Gerda
as her heart leads her through the deep waters of magical river,
enchanted flower garden, spectacular princessí palace, forest filled
with robbers and the gleaming world of snow and ice. Tasteful
choreography, original backdrops,
beautiful new scenery, amazing music scores, professional high quality
costumes, special effects and artistry of young dancers are sure to
make this production your new Holiday tradition!
Two performances only.
$38 Center Orchestra ($40 total incl. MVPAC fees)
$28 Balcony ($30 total incl. MVPAC fees)
A WINTER FAIRY TALE Holiday youth ballet performed by BBA's Pre-Ballet students
SATURDAY, February 21, 2015—5:30 PM
SUNDAY, February 22, 2015—2:30 PM
Cubberley Community Center
A magician's magical book helps bring to life a Russian New Year's Eve forest fairy tale, filled with sweet animals, animated toys and other fairyland creatures. These charming forest friends join forces to rescue a little bunny who has been kidnapped by the wicked bat queen. Bayer Ballet Academy's Pre-Ballet students dance age appropriate choreography, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov, performance is enhanced by gorgeous custom-made costumes and lovely settings which add up to an evening of kid friendly holiday ballet for your family.
On a snowy evening, the Bat Queen's kidnapping of a little bunny disrupts the forest creatures' Wintertime celebration. With the help of the Magician and a beautiful Rose Maiden, the bunny is restored to its family. Santa, the Snow Maiden and an enchanting Fairy treat you to the magical finale of an exquisite celebration that includes frolicking foxes, spirited squirrels and joyful dancing Christmas trees and Chinese dolls who come alive to help celebrate the bunny's return.
Last year's similar—but not identical—This year's program at the Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, T2, Palo Alto, CA 94303. You can see pictures on our website or Facebook page from prior years performances:
If you saw it last year, come and see the magic that Bayer Ballet Academy's youngest students bring to the stage this year! If this is your first year, make this your family tradition of holiday ballet. Children should be able to sit through the entire performance and each child must have his or her own ticket.
Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road, T2
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Tickets: $30 Adults; $25 Seniors/Children (12 & under)