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Watch: go behind the scenes of The Nutcracker 2013

Another chance to see the backstage film screened as part of our live cinema relay.

By Lottie Butler (Assistant Content Producer)

13 December 2013 at 11.10am | 2 Comments

Last night, The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker was screened live across the world as part of our Live Cinema Season 2013/14. The screening included an exclusive backstage film, narrated by Royal Ballet Dancer Gary Avis. The film offers just a glimpse into the extensive preparation involved in staging the production, from decorating the Christmas tree, to preparing some 600 costumes, to keeping the choreography fresh. In case you missed it last night, or just want to find out more about The Nutcracker, you can watch it again here:

Read audience reactions to the live cinema screening and add your thoughts.

Find out more details about the Live Cinema Season 2013/14 and sign up for the ROH cinema newsletter. The next live screening will be The Royal Opera’s Parsifal on 18 December.

The Royal Opera House Cinema Season is supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

By Lottie Butler (Assistant Content Producer)

13 December 2013 at 11.10am

This article has been categorised Ballet and tagged backstage film, broadcast, by Peter Wright, Christmas, cinema, live relay, live screening, Production, relay, screening, The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet

This article has 2 comments

  1. danilova responded on 14 December 2013 at 8:49pm Reply

    bravissimo !!!.....
    depuis mon enfance , j'ai vu à st petersbourg beaucoup de ballets ,et pensais que c'ètait les meilleurs !! mais vous m'avez vraiment subjuguer par votre prestation largement digne de ce que j'avais déjà vu !!!!.....
    merci ....

  2. Lanfranca Attanasio responded on 10 January 2014 at 7:16pm Reply

    Health permitting, can't wait to see this wonderful ballet this Monday with all the family...

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