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Ballet Afrique presents Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker Suite

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Ballet Afrique, Austin’s only all-Black en pointe dance company, presents Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker Suite. Set in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, the performance takes patrons on a journey as Ballet Afrique tells the story of Claranette’s family’s resilience, triumphs, and magic through the Great Depression and amid Jim Crow, all set to the score of Duke Ellington.

Ballet Afrique, Austin’s only all-Black en pointe dance company, presents Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker Suite. Set in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, the performance takes patrons on a journey as Ballet Afrique tells the story of Claranette’s family’s resilience, triumphs, and magic through the Great Depression and amid Jim Crow, all set to the score of Duke Ellington.

WHEN

WHERE

The Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701, USA
https://tickets.austintheatre.org/10364

TICKET INFO

$39-$79

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