Eddy Tovar Performs in Connecticut Concert Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER, Continuing 12/15 & 16
Connecticut Concert Ballet, The Nutcracker, Eddy Tovar, Bailey Auditorium
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This exuberant production will light up the stage of the Bailey Auditorium, a state of the art venue that is one of the largest in Connecticut. The technical aspects of the production including costumes, lighting and stage crew are provided by professionals and 263 of CCB's highly capable students from 36 towns are an integral part of the production. Each year, Connecticut Concert Ballet's Nutcracker is one of the largest community events in the greater Hartford area.
Connecticut Concert Ballet is a 501(c)(3) classical ballet school and performing arts organization with studios in Manchester and Windsor, Connecticut, and has over 300 students from more than 40 towns in the Greater Hartford Area and statewide; ages range from 3 to Adult. CCB was founded in 1973, incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1985, and merged with the former Northern Connecticut Ballet in 2007. Connecticut Concert Ballet proudly employs the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum. CCB Alumni have been promoted to Company members (Corps de Ballet) at the Boston Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Others have graduated from or are currently attending as dance majors, Manhattanville College, Marymount Manhattan College, the North Carolina School of the Arts, the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Goucher College and the University of Hartford Hartt B.F.A. program. Current students attend the Creative Arts Program at the Watkinson School and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. Internationally-competitive Intensive Summer Program placements in 2012 include the Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, The Rock School in Philadelphia, American Ballet Theatre (New York City, Alabama and North Carolina), Bolshoi Ballet, Boston Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Princeton Ballet, Briansky Ballet, the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the Koltun Dance Academy, with numerous students offered year-round placements.
For more information on the Nutcracker, visit www.connecticutnutcracker.com or call 860-418-7294. For more information on Connecticut Concert Ballet, visit www.ctconcertballet.org, call 860-643-4796 or visit us at www.facebook.com/connecticutconcertballet.
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