Storytime Ballet The Nutcracker by The Australian Ballet comes to the Playhouse

By Ron Cerabona
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:59pm, first published January 20 2017 - 3:37pm

Former Canberran Paul Knobloch, 39, was appointed ballet master of The Australian Ballet earlier this year after a long international career in contemporary and classical dance. Knobloch returned to his home town on Friday with the company's touring production Storytime Ballet: The Nutcracker. This condensed and narrated version of the Tchaikovsky ballet, choreographed by the company's artistic director, David McAllister, is intended to introduce young children to ballet. It opens at the Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre on Saturday.

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