Ballet West Performs America’s Oldest Nutcracker | Visit Salt Lake

Visit Salt Lake has posted a wonderful article written by Ryan Malavolta about Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute and the history of America’s First Nutcracker in their “Salt of the Earth:  The People & Places of Salt Lake” series.

Did you know that, since 1955, Salt Lake has been home to the original and longest-running Nutcracker in the country? Or that in 2010, New York Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay declared Ballet West’s Nutcracker “one of the best productions I have ever seen”?

For these and more fun facts — as well as a beautiful video! — check out the full article here.