Dance: The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker


Choreographer: Matthew Bourne


Company: First performed by Adventures in Motion Pictures


Date first performed: August 1992


Accompaniment: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Classical, orchestral. Composed in 1892 for original Ivanov ballet.

Costume: Anthony Ward

Colourful and 'over the top' to show charachters. Cultural influences and literal references to sweets.

Lighting: Howard Harrison

Theatrical, helps to create atmosphere.

Set: Anthony Ward

Partly realistic but larger than life and


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