THE NUTCRACKER Pas de Deux
Abu Dhabi Festival Co-Production with the American Ballet TheatreFeaturing Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside Wednesday, 23 December 2020 at 4:00pm Abu Dhabi Time
This holiday season, American Ballet Theatre, ADMAF, and LG SIGNATURE – the Global Electronics Partner of ABT – are proud to present highlights from Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker, starring ABT Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside is accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.
This unique virtual performance of Alexei Ratmansky’s choreography for THE NUTCRACKER, filmed in early November at New York City’s Highline Hotel, features ABT Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside dancing the pas de deux to the iconic Tchaikovsky score.
As set by Ratmansky, the variation for Ms. Boylston features choreography by Lev Ivanov from the original 1892 production as notated by Nicholas Sergeyev.