Chicago Cultural Center Free Dance-Along Nutcracker. Take a free dance lesson and participate in the Dance-Along Nutcracker to Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic.
When: Sunday, December 8, Dance Lessons at 9am & 12pm; Performances at 10am & 1pm
Where: Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 3rd Floor South, 78 E. Washington St.
Admission: FREE; No Tickets.
Sugarplum fairies and mouse kings of all ages and abilities are invited to point their toes to the familiar music of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic with Ballet Chicago at this FREE event.
9am and 12pm: Members of Ballet Chicago will teach basic ballet positions and movements at an optional lesson
10am and 1pm: Dancers of all ages and abilities are invited to join the dancers of Ballet Chicago
Ballet Chicago is an internationally recognized professional track school of ballet that strives to make classical ballet training accessible to all.
Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles
Music for the Dance-Along Nutcracker® is provided by the Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band. The Lakeside Pride Music Ensemble is Chicago’s premier family of performance groups for members and friends of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community through its three major music groups – Marching Band, Jazz Orchestra, and Symphonic Band.
Co-founded in 1988 by acclaimed dancer/choreographer Daniel Duell and former ballerina Patricia Blair, Ballet Chicago is an internationally recognized professional-track school of ballet dedicated to rigorous technical training in a culture that fosters personal growth.
The Dance-Along Nutcracker®
Created in 1985 Dance-Along Nutcracker is the property of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the world’s first openly gay musical organization.