Get an inside look at the opening night celebration of Company XIV's Nutcracker Rouge. The "naughty" take on the holiday ballet features burlesque dancers, circus artists, and more.
The show features performances by Storm Marrero and Brandon Looney as Dosselmeyer, Megumi “Meg” Iwama and Ellen Akashi as Marie-Claire, Marcos Antonio and Jack Blackmon as Nutcracker Prince, Robyn Adele Anderson and Melike Konur as Sugar Queens, Nolan as Candy Cane, Lola Carter as Cherries, Alisa Mae and Kylie Rose as Champagne, Uys du Buisson as Absinthe, TJ as Turkish Delight, Daniel Darling as Cotton Candy, and Duane Gosa as Mother Ginger. The ensemble includes Erin Dillon, Nicholas Katen, Clarisa Patton, and Morgan Lee Wade.
The creative team includes creator, director and choreographer Austin McCormick, costume and scenic designer Zane Pihlström, makeup designer Sarah Cimino, lighting designer Brian Tovar, sound designer Julian Evans, wig designers Bryan Gonzale and Charlie August Kellogg, rehearsal director Nicolas Katen, and costume shop manager Jana Violante.
Nutcracker Rouge is for ages 21+ only. For tickets and more information, visit here.