Hailed by New Hampshire Magazine in 2018 as one of their Top 10 things to do in New Hampshire in December, Northeastern Ballet Theatre’s "The Nutcracker" is the original rendition of this holiday classic ballet. This year’s production will feature a brand new Mother Ginger, state-of-the-art projection backdrops, and many other surprises. Come along with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they visit the Land of the Sweets! Don't miss this year's production on Saturday, December 7 at 7pm and Sunday, December 8 at 2pm at Dover High School, Dover, NH and Sunday, December 15 at 2pm at the Kingswood Arts Center, Wolfeboro, NH. Tickets are available now here.
(photo by Peter Murray)
THE SOUND OF MUSIC!
NBT is pleased to announce that our spring/summer 2020 production will be an original Edra Toth ballet interpretation of the classic story “The Sound of Music”! Miss Toth is extremely excited to present this tale, loved by one and all, full of drama, romance, danger, music, love and everything else that goes into a fantastic theatrical experience. Performances will be on Saturday, April 18 at 7pm at Dover High School and Thursday, August 6 at the Kingswood Arts Center, Wolfeboro. Dress rehearsals will be the evenings before show days.
Auditions will be the first weekend of January:
Wolfeboro: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Dover: Sunday, January 5, 2020
The following times are the same for both studios:
2:00 - 2:30pm - 3 - 5 year olds
2:30 - 3:00pm - 6 - 8 year olds
3:00 - 3:30pm - 9 - 11 year olds
3:30 - 4:00pm - 12 - 14 year olds on pointe
4:00 - 4:30pm - 12 - 14 year olds not on pointe
4:30 - 5:00pm - 14+ on pointe (including adults)
5:00 - 5:30pm - 14+ not on pointe (including adults)
There will be a $30 audition fee due at the audition and a $50 production fee due at the first rehearsal. NBT has its own wardrobe so you don't need to buy any costumes. Younger dancers will need to purchase shoes and tights for the shows through NBT.
You can attend either audition, regardless of which studio you take class. If you can't make either audition, please contact us at (603) 834-8834 to set up an audition time that is good for you, but you must contact us prior to the auditions to be considered for the show.
Princess Ballerina Birthday Parties at NBT!
Introducing Princess Birthday Parties at NBT! You bring the guests, cake, and craft and we supply a princess ballerina of your choice! Choose from Elsa, Belle, Ariel, Jasmine, Mulan, Cinderella, Snow White, or Aurora. She will perform a dance to her theme song and there will be a ballet lesson for your guests. Book your party today! Available at both our Dover and Wolfeboro studios. Call us at (603) 834-8834 for prices and availability.
Boys' ballet class offered with instructor John Ling
Did you know that ballet isn’t just for girls? Arnold Schwarzenegger took it to help with his bodybuilding poses, Jean Claude Van Damme for his martial arts and he says, “if you can survive a ballet workout, you can survive a workout in any other sport.” Steve McLendon of the New York Jets says, "It keeps you injury-free — your ankles, keeps your feet strong, your toes strong; you get away from knee injuries." Whether you are an athlete looking to improve your skills, or just have an interest in learning ballet,Northeastern Ballet Theatre will be offering an all ages boys class taught by instructor John Ling in their Wolfeboro studio (26 Glendon Street, across from Rite Aid) every other Saturday. Mr. Ling is the Head of the Dance Department at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. Performing principal roles in such classics as The Nutcracker and La Corsaire Pas de Deux , to more contemporary choreography, John’s career has spanned several professional dance companies, which include The Lumiere Ballet, The Eglevsky Ballet, New York Dance theatre, Granite State Ballet and numerous ballroom and jazz companies. John trained with the Joffrey Ballet School in New York as well as New York Conservatory, among others. He has also appeared in musicals such as 42nd Street, Kismet and A Chorus Line . Mr. Ling has been teaching and performing with Northeastern Ballet Theatre since 2006. If you need more information or are interested in registering for the class, please call Northeastern Ballet Theatre at (603) 834-8834 . The Boys Ballet class is offered in our Wolfeboro studio on Fridays at 5:45pm. Northeastern Ballet Theatre is New Hampshire’s premier professional ballet company and training school with studios in Wolfeboro and Dover, NH offering classical ballet classes for all ages and abilities. Please visit www.northeasternballet.org for more information.
NBT associated with 2 different education associations for the serious dancer: Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro and BigFish Learning Community in Dover.
Northeastern Ballet Theatre is associated with two different educational institutions to offer the serious dancer the opportunity to attend school as well as dance as much as possible - Brewster Academy and BigFish Learning Community. BigFish is located in the McConnell Center next door to NBT. BigFish provides support for teens to leave conventional school and build an education of their own based on personal interests, skills and passions. BigFish believes students who drive their own educational choices are intrinsically motivated to seek out challenges, solve problems, invent solutions, and become better versions of themselves. Teens will receive a mentor and with mentors, teens will track progress, make plans for the future, and facilitate connections with the wider world. BigFish will consistently run classes in basic math, advanced math, literature, writing, history, and all levels of Spanish. Additional classes, workshops, and tutorials will be offered on a variety of topics. The schedule will be a reflection of the interests and expertise of our students, core staff, community teachers & volunteers. Please visit bigfishnh.org for details. NBT has also set up a similar collaboration with Brewster Academy www.brewsteracademy.org in Wolfeboro. The evening advanced ballet classes at NBT’s Wolfeboro studio (26 Glendon Street, Wolfeboro) are set up at a time that is convenient to Brewster students and it can be counted as their afternoon activity. If you would like more information regarding our partnership with any of these organizations, please email NBT at email@example.com or call (603) 834-8834.
Birthday Parties at NBT!
NBT wants to host a birthday party for your ballerina! Choose from either studio - Wolfeboro or Dover - we provide a ballerina who will perform and your guests will attend a mini ballet class! All you have to do is bring the cake and any other activities you want to do. All guests receive a coupon for a free class at NBT! For more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org