“Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”(Masha) is a dance for a ballerina. It is the third movement in The Nutcracker pas de deux. This pas de deux is from Act 2 of the 1892 ballet The Nutcracker.
“The Nutcracker” ballet, composed by Peter Tchaikovsky and choreographed by dozens of individuals since its 1892 premiere, is one of the most famous dance works ever staged. Although other characters in this tale spend more time in front of the audience, no character is better known than the Sugar Plum Fairy. This role is one young ballerina’s dream of dancing, as it symbolizes the heart of ballet. It is recognized for its pure artistry.
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