Nutcracker creative team panel discussion

Panel discussion with the creative team of the new Nutcracker

The creative team reimagining the Christmas classic The Nutcracker join members of the Joffrey Ballet to discuss their process in this event at Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus Nov. 28, 2016 in this Creative Matters series event co-sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Below are stories, text, video, photos, and other materials chronicling and related to the event.

panel discussion participants

Wheeldon and a portion of the Joffrey Nutcracker artistic team–Julian Crouch, set, costume, mask designer; Ashley Wheater, Joffrey artistic director; and April Daly, Joffrey dancer–gathered to discuss the creative process of reimagining the classic Nutcracker ballet.

Coverage by Rebekah Tilley

A video of the remarks is also available at https://youtu.be/M1VKzOksLyg

Photos by Michael Stenerson.

Creative Matters is an initiative of the UI Arts Advancement Committee and is sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

All events are free and open to the public.

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development provides resources and support to researchers and scholars at the University of Iowa and to businesses across Iowa with the goal of forging new frontiers of discovery and innovation and promoting a culture of creativity that benefits the campus, the state, and the world.

More at http://research.uiowa.edu, and on Twitter: @DaretoDiscover.