Experience the Nutcracker in a whole new way this holiday season, that is immersive and an experience to the senses.
Lighthouse Immersive, the innovators behind the blockbuster Immersive Van Gogh exhibition seen by over 5 million people across North America, brings holiday magic to families this year. The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle is playing now through December 31st at the Lighthouse ArtSpace Los Angeles (6400 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028), as well as 11 other cities across North America.
Immersive Nutcracker is an ideal family outing, featuring whimsical animated characters alongside footage of professional ballet dancers. This joyful 30-minute immersive experience is an ideal outlet to introduce young children to the art of ballet and the captivating storytelling that often accompanies it. Set to the sweeping music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Immersive Nutcracker encompasses visitors in over 500,000 cubic feet of projections composed of over 1 million frames of video, curating a grand immersive display that relays the tale of The Nutcracker from opening to the finale. The projection features beloved scenes set to their classical scores like “The March of the Toys,” “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and more.
Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s 1816 fairy tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, The Nutcracker has become a holiday classic, taking the form of ballets, films, and more. The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle is the newest rendition of this timeless classic, using the latest projection mapping technology to chronicle Marie and her beloved toy nutcracker who comes to life to battle the Mouse King and then takes her on an enchanting adventure across a holiday-themed dreamscape.
Five fantasy-filled worlds await audiences in The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle, lovingly designed by Storywall Entertainment’s creative and technical teams. World-renowned ballet dancers Denis Rodkin (principal dancer) and Eleonora Sevenard (leading soloist) perform expert choreography amid the brilliant animations; with young Canadian talents Elizabeth Pivovar and Alexander Marinosyan playing young Marie and her brother Fritz – all surrounding the audience in 360-degree, three-dimensional splendor.
The production is in its final weeks. Tickets start at $29.99 and are playing in the following cities: Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Nashville, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and San Antonio. There might be discounted family packs available. For more information, visit immersive-nutcracker.com.