“‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” a Collaborative Effort at the Strand
HUDSON FALLS – On Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 26-27, the Strand Theatre and New York Dance Project will present matinees of the ballet “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas.” This exhilarating performance will also include local students from Queensbury’s The Body Barre Dance Studio. It is a narrated ballet, accompanied by live music from Jonathan Newell, and includes frolicking reindeer, majestic dream fairies, the waltz of the snowflakes, and the sugar plum fairy.
The role of Papa will be performed by Davis Robertson, the Artistic Director of the New York Dance Project. Robertson is a former Principal Dancer tor the Joffrey Ballet, and he is also a repetiteur for The Gerald Arpino Foundation. In addition, Robertson is the former Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet School and the Joffrey Concert Group. The rest of the cast will consist of pre-professionals from the New York Dance Project as well as local students from the Body Barre Dance Studio led by Caroline Behan. Bring the family and enjoy these very special matinees.
The shows are Nov. 26-27, and begin at 1:30 pm. Tickets are $20. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.mystrandtheater.org.