THE NUTCRACKER // In this undated studio photo from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®, the original Dewdrop, Tanaquil LeClercq, gives a sweet #tbt
pose for the camera. ⠀
For a further look into the early days of this holiday classic, travel to the the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on Instagram as @nypl_lpa.
In their current exhibit, Winter Wonderland: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, the library opens up its archives of photos and film footage, plus set and costume designs, to showcase the ballet's early years from 1954 to 1964.⠀
See The Nutcracker on the NYCB stage from NOV 24 to DEC 31. Tickets available.⠀⠀
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