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The nutcracker [Wide shot], act II
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Balanchine after Ivanov)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Kistler, Darci, 1964- (Dancer)
Calvert, Stacey (Dancer)
Evans, Albert, 1970- (Dancer)
White, Diana (Dancer)
Byars, Michael (Dancer)
Gold, Tom (Dancer)
Borree, Yvonne (Dancer)
Fayette, James (Dancer)
Whelan, Wendy (Dancer)
Woetzel, Damian (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (Conductor)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (Designer)
Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)
Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)
Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 (Author)
New York City Ballet (Performer)
George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

George Balanchine Celebration

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1993-05-16
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4286A
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Child dancers
Literature and dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: [Scenario] based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale The nutcracker and the mouse king ; scenery, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; costumes, Karinska ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.
Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Darci Kistler (the sugarplum fairy) ; Damian Woetzel (her cavalier) ; Petra Linnell Hoerrner (the little princess) ; Andrei Vitoptov (the little prince) ; children's ensemble (angels) ; Stacey Calvert and Albert Evans, with Samantha Allen, Wendy Drapala, Amanda Edge, Miranda Weese, Sant'gria Bello, Andrew Robertson, Jian Wang, and Robert Wersinger (hot chocolate) ; Diana White (coffee) ; Michael Byars with Inmaculada Velez and Elizabeth Walker (tea) ; Tom Gold with children's ensemble (candy canes) ; Yvonne Borree with Jennifer Fuchs, Isabel Kimmel, Andrea Long, and Jennifer Tinsely (marzipan shepherdesses) ; James Fayette with children's ensemble (Mother Ginger and her polichinelles) ; Wendy Whelan (dewdrop) ; Jenifer Ringer and Kathleen Tracey, with Jade Adams, Aura Dixon, Michele Gifford, Dana Hanson, Lydia Harmsen, Heather Hawk, Dena Kinstlinger, Margo Krody, Janey McGeary, Santhe Tsetsilas, Pascale van Kipnis, and Melissa Walter (flowers).
Performers: Conductor: Gordon Boelzner.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 16, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-4286B.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (47 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176482
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b35673a0-e36b-0130-7b28-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1993: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker [Wide shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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The nutcracker [Wide shot]