GPAA Winter Showcases

GPAA Winter Showcases


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Presented by OCVTS Grunin Performing Arts Academy

Vocal Showcase – December 13, 2023

Please note – this event has moved to the Gia Maione Prima Foundation Studio Theater, located in the lobby of the GPAA. The GPAA is now handling ticketing for this event.

The Junior and Senior Vocalists will be presenting their Winter Vocal Showcase “An Evening of Operetta… and then some!” The performance will include selections from Gilbert & Sullivan’s operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” as well as some holiday pop favorites. The Grunin Performing Arts Academy Chorale and Vocal Ensemble will open the show with a holiday prelude at 6:30pm.

Dance Showcase – December 18, 2023

The OCVTS Grunin Performing Arts Academy’s Dance Department presents “The Winter
Dance Concert: A Reconstruction of The Nutcracker.”

The Nutcracker, first premiering a week before Christmas by Moscow’s Imperial Theatre in
1892, is a classic Christmas Story, a fairy tale ballet is danced in two acts, centered on the
magical story of Clara and her Nutcracker. The ballet was originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with the musical score by Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky, which was adapted from the passage of “The Nutcracker & The Mouse King” written by E.T.A. Hoffman.

Since then, ballet companies all around the world have performed this holiday tradition and from the moment the lights dim, audiences are transported to a wondrous world of magic and wonder. A rousing snowstorm sends a blizzard of ballerinas across the stage, sweeping you to exotic locales in the enchanting Land of Sweets. Please enjoy our reconstructed rendition of The Nutcracker and other holiday selections presented by the Grunin Performing Arts Academy Dance Department’s Dance Ensemble.

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December 18, 2023
5:00 pm
7:30 pm
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