Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance is dancing through the holidays! Find them at Ann’s Place Festival of Trees, Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll, and at The Ridgefield Playhouse! Plus, head to RCD on Main Street for the Land of Sweets Tea and a Holiday Showcase.
Ann’s Place Festival of Trees
On Sunday, November 19, we will feature our Ridgefield Civic Ballet and Nutcracker excerpts at Ann’s Place’s Festival of Trees at The Summit in Danbury. Learn more here: https://www.annsplacefestivaloftrees.org/
Magical live mannequins and Nutcracker preview during Holiday Stroll - December 1 and 2
Downtown Ridgefield’s Holiday Stroll is one of our favorite ways to engage our community through dance. Our magical live window mannequins can be viewed on Friday, December 1 between 4 and 8 PM, and on Saturday December 2 we will have a free preview of our Nutcracker excerpts at 7 PM as well as a holiday piece for Ridgefield Civic Ballet by Amy Piantaggini, Executive Director.
Land of Sweets Holiday Tea and Holiday Showcase on December 3
Land of Sweets Holiday Tea and Two exciting things happen on Sunday, December 3! Our second annual Land of Sweets Holiday Tea event has seatings at 10 AM and 12 PM. Tickets can be purchased through ridgefielddance.org. And at 3 pm, our youngest participants perform in their own second annual Holiday Showcase, with choreography by Amy Piantaggini, led by assistant Sofia Cluney. Each group will perform a “mini Nutcracker”-themed piece as well as a holiday jazz selection. Ticket sales will be released shortly.
The Nutcracker at Ridgefield Playhouse and first-ever pre-show event December 8-10
Our 5-show run at Ridgefield Playhouse of Mary Beth Hansohn’s Nutcracker is December 8-10, with our very first pre-show event preceding the opening night performance only. Guests can have photos taken with Nutcracker characters, enjoy a cocktail reception, and bid on auction items to support Ridgefield‘s nonprofit dance studio. Visit Ridgefield Playhouse website to purchase tickets to the Nutcracker.
Thank you to RCD Executive Director Amy Piantaggini and the amazing dancers for bringing joy to the holiday season for so many!