Arts Discovery

Arts Discovery Educational Series presents

Triangle Youth Ballet, The Nutcracker, Act 2


  • Fri, December 8 at 10:00am, 11:30am

    Performance Length: 60 minutes

    The Triangle Youth Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s classic 125 year-old Russian ballet, “The Nutcracker, Act 2” with twenty dancers accompanied by an orchestra of ten musicians. Ballet founder and artistic director Lauren Lorentz de Hass and musical director Andrew McAfee will share why this story is considered a classic by identifying those elements of dance and music that delight us year after year.


    Curriculum Connections: Creation & Performance, Dance Movement Skills, Responding, Connecting, Musical Literacy & Response, Contextual Relevance, Theatre Arts, Communication, Analysis, Aesthetics, Culture

    All Durham Public Schools reservations will be made by the school-designated Arts Liaison. The Arts Liaison was appointed by each school principal to coordinate this effort. Please contact your principal for further action.

    Online reservations end five days prior to a performance date. Tickets will still be sold at the box office on the date of the event, dependent upon availability. Please email us for availability at

    This performance has the option to add on a Durham Arts Council Creative Arts in Public and Private Schools Program (CAPS) workshop or residency.

    “Arts Integration Dance” residency presented by Heather Bryce.

    Book this CAPS program by emailing