Alexandra Dariescu performer and producer
Désirée Ballantyne ballet
Nick Hillel director
Adam Smith art director and director of animation
Jenna Lee choreographer

The Nutcracker and I by pianist Alexandra Dariescu is a new and magical story for anyone who dares to dream. Ballerina Désirée Ballantyne joins Alexandra on stage as she tells the story of Clara, following her path from little girl to concert pianist. With beautiful hand drawn digital animations, dance and live music we invite you to take an enchanting journey through Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, including favourites such as Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Arabian Dance and the Flower Waltz. A must see for ballet fans of all ages!


Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies' College

Parabola Arts Centre is located in a Grade II listed building in the glamorous Montpellier district of Cheltenham. The centre was built as a facility for students of Cheltenham Ladies’ College and to be used as a public arts centre by the local community.

The original, listed Bayshill House was transformed into a gallery, bar and foyer area. The villa also houses all the rehearsal spaces, offices, video editing suite, dance studio and library. This means that the regular activity of the building takes place in the light, beautifully restored listed building.

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Our booking fees are as follows:

  • Online sales £2.00
  • Telephone sales £2.00
  • In person card sales £2.00
  • In person cash and card sales £2.00

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