West Long Beach, N. J. : Kultur, c1994.
[Full screen version.]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 2.0 stereo.
Vicki Attard, Clara, the Ballerina ; Margaret Scott, the Elder ; Siobham Elsmann, Clara, the child ; Steven Heathcote, Doctor/Beloved Officer ; David Mcallister, Nutcracker' Prince. Orchestra of Victoria ; conducted by Noel Smith.
Concept, Graeme Murphy ; Kristian Fredrikson after E. T. A Hoffmann ; chororeography Graeme Murphy ; producer/director, Virginia Lumsden.
Recorded live at the Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia, on September 22, 1994.
In a stunning departure from tradition, Graeme Murphy transforms Nutcracker into a production which is uniquely Australian. The ballet is the story of Clara, once a famous Russian ballerina, who first came to Australia in the 1940s. It chronicles her turbulent, nomadic life; and is a moving tribute to all of the dedicated artists who forged the ballet tradition
Story of Clara.