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American Theater Dance Workshop and the Nomad Contemporary Ballet present a World Premiere Ballet, Cracked

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American Theater Dance Workshop and the Nomad Contemporary Ballet will present Cracked at the Darby Auditorium in Mineola, NY at Chaminade High School. The Performances will be held at 2:00pm and 7:00pm on Saturday, December ...

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Mineola, NY - December 1st, 2014 - Broadway Performers Michelle and Jerome Vivona are presenting a World Premiere production of “Cracked”, an exciting new twist on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

Michelle and Jerome spent 20 years on Broadway performing in such shows as: Curtains, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kiss Me, Kate, Seussical, How to Succeed..., Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Gypsy, and Sweet Charity. Michelle was also a Radio City Music Hall Rockette.

The Vivona’s are now the Directors of the American Theater Dance Workshop in New Hyde Park, offering training in Classical Ballet, Theater Dance, Musical Theater and Tap.

“We bring working professionals from the Broadway stage and Ballet companies to work with our musical theater and classical ballet students. We are thrilled with this opportunity to pass on to the next generation of dancers, all we have gained from our experiences on the stage as well as from the many amazing choreographers, directors, teachers, and fellow performers we have had the privilege of working with over the years.” said Michelle Vivona.

Jerome, having performed in countless Nutcrackers throughout his Ballet career with the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, the New Jersey Ballet, Oakland Ballet and the Alberta Ballet, always envisioned taking the Nutcracker story further. “Cracked” is his new vision, a fresh new look at a Classic tale.

The Ballet will showcase 16 professional dancers of the Nomad Contemporary Ballet Company, 58 pre-professional dancers from the American Theater Dance Workshop and 8 dancers from the Long Island High School for the Arts all led by Artistic Director, Kristen McGrew, who is on the faculty at the Alvin Ailey School’s  Junior Division and Professional Performing Arts School. Kristen McGrew will be choreographing Cracked with further contributions by Adrienne Hurd and Michelle Vivona.

This All New Cinematic Story surrounds the coming of age of Kara, Clara's granddaughter, on the eve of her 16th birthday. It's Christmas Eve when Kara embarks on an epic journey throughout NYC to the Land of Sweets. We'll meet new characters and renew our relationship with old favorites as this romantic and exciting story unfolds. How does it turn out? Be sure to join The Vivonas and see American Theater Dance Workshop is pleased to present a world premiere prodcution of "CRACKED".  

This is an exciting new twist on Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Come celebrate the season with a new take on this holiday classic.  Enjoy a performance featuring the professional dancers of the NOMAD Contemporary Ballet and a pre-professional company of dancers!  Please join The Vivonas for one of four exclusive performances of this world premiere! There are also limited spaces available for premium functions including cast meet & greet, invitation to view a closed rehearsal, and our opening night party package.

Performances will take place on December 20th, 2014 at 2 pm & 7 pm, and December 21st, 2014 at 12 pm & 5 pm at the Chaminade High School Darby Auditorium, located in Mineola, NY.

Ticket prices range from $25 to $65, and can be purchased here. For Group Ticket Sales, please call 516-248-6420. For more information, please visit the American Dance Theater website.

 

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  • Pictured in front of Step & Repeat are Jerome Vivona, Michelle Vivona, Kristen McGrew, and Melissa Bartucci. Photo by: Jerome Vivona