ST. PAUL, MINN.-The professional ballet Company and more than 70 students from the School of Ballet Co.Laboratory will premiere The Snow Queen, a new ballet made for film, on December 19-20, 2020.
The Snow Queen follows the story of Gerda, a little girl filled with moxie on a quest to rescue her brother whose heart has been frozen by an icy fragment of the Snow Queen’s enchanted mirror. Audience members will travel through infections gardens, encounter wise reindeers, and get entangled with the Rose Queen as Gerda learns about the power of love, inner-strength, and the twist that proves things are not always what they seem.
The Snow Queen will be an interactive virtual experience with a live Q-and-A session with performers after each show. Ticket buyers will also receive a special holiday package delivered to their homes filled with bingo cards, themed cookie and drink recipes, and other activities households can enjoy as they watch the production.
This virtual ballet, filmed at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, will embrace modern technology with a bit of movie magic in the form of special effects and behind-the-scenes footage. Ballet Co.Laboratory’s The Snow Queen will stream into audience’s homes from any device on the two performance dates, making it accessible to viewers outside of the Twin Cities.
While there is no doubt this holiday season feels different than any in recent memory, Ballet Co.Laboratory hopes The Snow Queen will bring joy, light, and a bit of sparkle to audiences near and far with this new, interactive virtual production.
Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 2 pm
The comfort of one’s own home. The production is streamed via a private link sent to ticket buyers. This ballet is available anywhere you have an internet connection!
Virtual tickets are $40 per household.
Tickets are available or purchase online at balletcolaboratory.org/season or by contacting Ballet Co.Laboratory at 651.313.3967.