Photos: Peek behind the curtain at the kids, costumes and controlled chaos of a big Bay Area production of the Nutcracker
Behind-the-scenes photos of the classic Christmas ballet, staged at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Photographs by Magali Gauthier
Putting on a production of The Nutcracker is no small feat, despite the bevy of local performances on offer during the holiday season. Western Ballet invited photographer Magali Gauthier behind the scenes at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts to document the controlled chaos as about 120 student and professional dancers prepared to delight audiences with the beloved Christmas ballet.
This story originally ran in the December 7th issue of our sister publication, the Mountain View Voice.
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