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The Land of Snow (from The Nutcracker)

6 Couples, Pas De Deux, Male Solo

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Sharp, icy and energetic. Arpino uses dynamic ensemble choreography to showcase the pyrotechnics of the Snow Prince and the powerful Snow King and Queen in their Pas de Deux.

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Choreography:

Gerald Arpino

Music:

P. I. Tchaikovsky

Costumes:

John David Ridge

Lighting:

Jennifer Titpon and Thomas Skelton

Set Design:

Oliver Smith

Premiere:

Dec. 10, 1987

Running Time:

10 minutes (including pas de deux)

Number of Dancers:

14 plus 3 leads (8 female, 6 male, plus 1 “Snow Prince” and 2 “Snow Pas de Deux”)

Sets:

No