A HOLIDAY TRADITION CONTINUES
High Point Ballet celebrates over thirty seasons of The Nutcracker. A family holiday tradition with all the magic High Point Ballet brings to the stage, HPB’s Nutcracker opened in 1987 at the Edward C Smith Civic Center in Lexington. From there HPB’s Nutcracker has performed at the High Point Theater, High Point University, returned to Lexington and is now it its third full season back at the High Point Theater.
FULL FEATURE PERFORMANCES
DECEMBER 20, 21, 2019, 7:30pm
DECEMBER 22, 2:00pm Matinee, New
LAND OF THE SWEETS
SPECIAL CHILDREN’S PERFORMANCES
DECEMBER 21, 2019
11am and 2pm
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, or in person at the
High Point Theatre Box Office.
Purchase tickets on line using this handy link or call the High Point Theatre Box Office, 336.887.3001 or stop by the High Point Theater, 220 East Commerce Avenue, High Point, NC
STUDENT PERFORMANCE SERIES
OPEN TO EDUCATORS AND THEIR STUDENTS ONLY
DECEMBER 18 or DECEMBER 19
Reservations must be made only through High Point Ballet
FULL FEATURE PERFORMANCES – 2019
December 20, 21, 7:30pm, December 22, 2:00pm
With the magic of Drosselmeyer, played by Choreographer and Artistic Director, Gary Taylor Clara’s dream comes to life with all The Nutcracker’s favorite characters. These performances feature Act One, Party Scene, Battle and Snow along with the captivating Second Act Land of the Sweets. Join HPB as Clara asks the question, “Was it only a dream?” Tickets are only available through the High Point Theatre.
HANDY TICKET LINK – (Tickets not on sale at this time)
Full Feature: Dec 20, 7:30pm Dec 21, 7:30pm Dec 22, 2:00pm
Land of the Sweets: Dec 21, 11am Dec 21, 2pm
MEET ERIC LEHN, SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST, CAVALIER
High Point Ballet was pleased to welcome Eric Lehn to the cast of the 2018 Nutcracker in the role of Cavalier. New York native, Eric Lehn, received a BFA in Dance performance from Towson University in 2013. Eric was fortunate enough to work with artist such as Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Runqiao Du, Tim Veach and Troy Powell. He has had the privilege to perform works choreographed by Alvin Ailey, Robert Battle, Kevin Iega Jeff and Frank Chaves. Eric has received additional training from the ABT Collegiate program, the Joffrey Ballet School and as a summer apprentice with River North Dance Chicago. Eric is currently a member of Bad Boys of Ballet.
FROM CLARA TO SUGAR PLUM FAIRY – MEET RACHAEL DEAN, FEATURED HIGH POINT BALLET PERFORMING MEMBER
2018 marked Rachael Dean’s 14th HPB Nutcracker season. Rachael began her dance training with High Point Ballet at age four and will be pursuing a BFA in Dance Performance at University of Hartford with the Hartt School and is a scholarship recipient with the school. During her time with High Point Ballet, Rachael has embraced the diverse style of training and performance associated with the company. As a member, she has performed throughout the triad and southeast, attended festivals and conferences, and received several awards and recognitions including recipient of the Hartt Scholarship, Eurotard Cash Scholarship, and National Choreography Intensive Scholarship. Rachael is also a member of National Honor Society of Dance Arts. Her 2018 Nutcracker roles included Arabian and Spanish lead and Sugar Plum Fairy.