Harlem Nutcracker

Photo courtesy of UDA ‘The Black Nutcracker’ is a modernized rendition of the holiday classic ‘The Nutcracker’. The ‘Black Nutcracker’ will feature an eclectic blend of music from the original Tchaikovsky score, Duke Ellington, The Commodores, and live African drummers. 

The dance styles will be equally as eclectic showcasing a range of styles from classic ballet to the Cha-Cha Slide.

The show is choreographed and produced by Robin Williams, a former principal dancer with the Dance Theater or Harlem and founder of the Uptown Dance Academy in Harlem. 

There will be three performances on Tuesday, December 22 at 10 AM, 12 PM, and 4 PM. Tickets are $7 per person and can be purchased at Uptown Dance Academy offices at 167 East 121st Street. 

Uptown Dance Academy
167 East 121 Street