1. The Nutmeg’s artistic director reunites with William Forsythe

    "It's an incredible honor to have worked so closely with such a gifted and intellectual choreographer. We didn't fully realize it at the time, but Bill was changing the language of dance-- pushing the limits of ballet," said The Nutmeg's artistic director, Victoria Mazzarelli.

    On April 15-19th, The Nutmeg’s artistic director, Victoria Mazzarelli, traveled to Frankfurt, Germany for a farewell performance and special reunion honoring world-renowned award-winning choreographer, William Forsythe. “It’s an incredible honor to have worked so closely with such a gifted and intellectual choreographer. We didn’t fully realize it at the time, but Bill was changing the language…

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  2. Thank you Hartford Symphony Orchestra!

    Thank you to all our dancers who participated in the past four performances with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra! A very special thank you to HSO music director, Carolyn Kuan, for this incredible opportunity! Also a heartfelt shout-out to the wonderful musicians of the HSO. Shown here with Carolyn, today’s cast and The Nutmeg’s artistic director,…

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  3. Hartford Symphony Orchestra & Nutmeg Ballet Collaboration Creates Engaging Night Of Music

    All of the dancers were so professional, elegant and disciplined that it was easy to become inspired by their dedication and their art.

    JEFFREY JOHNSON Special To The Courant 2:12 p.m. EDT, April 10, 2015 [Excerpt – click link for full article] After intermission we heard the Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a, by Tchaikovsky with ballet dancers from the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory. Prior to the performance we met artistic director Victoria Mazzarelli and principal ballet master Tim Melady,…

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  4. Nutmeg students a success at 2015 Connecticut Classic Competition

    We are extremely proud of our Nutmeg students who competed in this weekend’s 2015 Connecticut Classic Scholarship Competition! They each represented The Nutmeg Ballet beautifully. Special congratulations to our medal winners! Thel Moore brought home a silver medal in the senior division. Riley McGregor and Nicholas Gray shared the bronze medal in the senior division….

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  5. Nutmeg Ballet makes an IMPACT!

    For lovers of traditional and contemporary ballet, the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory’s IMPACT 2015 had something for everyone in the program. On Saturday night the students of the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory assisted by the Torrington School of Ballet deftly performed their repertoire to a sold out Nancy Marine Studio Theater.
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  6. IMPACT 2015 a success!

    Congratulations to our students and parents on a successful and beautiful IMPACT 2015 weekend! Dancers, you worked diligently to create such a graceful, wonderful, and memorable performance for our audience. Many, many thanks to our Parent Network and our volunteers who make everything possible behind the scenes. We hope that you enjoy some well deserved…

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  7. Les Sylphides

    Staged by Denise Warner Limoli for The Nutmeg Ballet’s IMPACT 2015 Image by Susan Marine Suhanovsky

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  8. The Nutmeg Ballet welcomes prospective students to Torrington

    The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory will be hosting auditions in the beautifully appointed Torrington studios this weekend! Join the artistic staff for an audition class and tour of The Nutmeg Ballet facility in Torrington, Connecticut, on Saturday, February 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.

    The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory will be hosting auditions in the beautifully appointed Torrington studios this weekend! Join the artistic staff for an audition class and tour of The Nutmeg Ballet facility in Torrington, Connecticut, on Saturday, February 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.Details? http://nutmegconservatory.org/admissions-auditions/2015-national-audition-tour/ PARKING for The Nutmeg Ballet Auditions in Torrington,…

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  9. Celebrating Sharon E. Dante’s Contributions to the Arts

    In 2014 there is no living person who has elevated Northwest Connecticut’s stature in today’s world of art and culture higher than Sharon Dante. In the course of being the guiding force behind 45 years of Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory dance instruction, Sharon Dante created not just a world class institution but a globally recognized phenomenon inextricably linked to the heart of Torrington, Connecticut.

    J. Timothy Quirk

    The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory celebrates our founder, Sharon Dante, this week as she receives the honor of the CultureMax award. Presented by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, the award seeks to honor those who have “elevated the stature of arts and/or heritage within the region of northwest Connecticut.” With that concept as our guide, we…

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