August 19, 2022

With her massive skirt and dramatic antics, Mother Ginger steals the show during the Land of Sweets dance in Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.” Although the iconic character presents a big challenge on and off stage, due to the sheer size and physical demands of the costume, she is a huge hit with performers and audiences alike. In this post, we take an inside look at the making of Mother Ginger, with help from Art Stone’s production team and Amber Robertston, an ambitious ballet director who successfully brought Mother Ginger to life last winter in her “Nutcracker” show.

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