On December 28, Arēna Riga will host a show of the musical performance on ice “The Real Nutcracker”. The beauty of ballet will be combined with technical figure skating from participants in the Russian national figure skating team and soloists of world ice shows.
The performance was created not only in the best traditions of the Petersburg theater art, but also takes into account the modern trends of the world entertainment industry.
In the troupe of the play in the 2019-2020 season, the current athletes of the Russian national figure skating team take part – representatives of the best Moscow clubs, as well as winners of world sports championships and professional artists, soloists of world ice shows.
The creators of the play are the founders of the ice musical genre in Russia, in whose projects Olympic champions and winners of the largest world figure skating tournaments took part.
Nikita Mikhailov, the world ice show choreographer, has directed 14 performances over the years, including productions for champions and Olympic medal winners: Evgeni Plushenko, Elena Berezhnaya, Irina Slutskaya, Tatyana Navka and Peter Chernyshev.
Stanislav Korchevsky – director and creative director of the project. Projects created with his participation were warmly received by the public around the world, translated into English, German, Chinese and Flemish̆, successfully carried out in the cities of Russia and the CIS, China, India, Ireland, Germany, Belgium and other countries.
The performance on ice consists of two sections, each lasting 40 minutes.