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.


Gerald Arpino


P. I. Tchaikovsky

Costume Design:

John David Ridge

Lighting Design:

Jennifer Titpon and Thomas Skelton

Set Design:

Oliver Smith


December 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”)



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