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The Hawaiian Nutcracker

Location: Performing Arts Center

Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday, November 22 & 23, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Saturday, & Sunday, November 23 & 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm

Choreography by Kea Kapahua, Celeste Staton, Annie Bunker and guest choreographers. Featuring the UH Hilo and Hawaiʻi CC dance classes as well as community members and dancers. The 2019 production will commemorate the 25th anniversary of The Hawaiian Nutcracker, original concept and creation by beloved UH Hilo Dance Instructor Earnest Morgan and Oahu choreographer WillieDean Ige.


In this local style version of a holiday classic, join young Kalākaua on a magical voyage from Iolani Palace to the Mythical Island of Lōʻihi. Along the way he encounters dancing dolls, Poliahu, Ice Maidens, Pele, graceful crater birds, a playful Moʻo, a duo of Honu, beautiful underwater creatures, jolly jellyfish and waltzing flowers.

Special Restrictions: Advance Sales: $20 General, $15 Discount, $10 UH Hilo / HCC Students with Valid ID / Child 17 & under
At the Door: $25 General, $20 Discount, $15 UH Hilo/ HCC Students with Valid ID / Child 17 & under

Tickets available at the PAC Box Office T-F 10am - 2pm, call 932-7490 or online at http://artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu

For more information, contact: artsctr@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7490

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