Press Release: The Nutcracker in Front Royal 2019



The Nutcracker in Front Royal

WINCHESTER, VA, October 24, 2019: Italia Performing Arts presents the seasonal classic ballet The Nutcracker in Front Royal, VA on December 7, 2019.

Italia Performing Arts is pleased to announce its student production of The Nutcracker, being brought to the Shenandoah Valley.  This has been a family holiday tradition for over 100 years. The production is staged in a Victorian setting, allowing the magic of The Nutcracker to come to life.

The Nutcracker 2019

This production will be presented in the beautiful auditorium of Skyline High School in Front Royal, Virginia. There will be two performances on Saturday December 7th, one at 1:00 pm and another at 5:00 pm. This will allow for the projected number of attendees, 1,500 people, to enjoy the magic of Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet.

This year, mostly every role will be played by students of Italia Performing Arts. Dancers from Shenandoah University Conservatory will be playing the roles of the Nutcracker and the Cavalier.

Lorenza Manara Marchi, Principal of Italia Performing Arts, said:

I am thrilled to see the students of Italia Performing Arts develop as dancers, and artists. This holiday season, we welcome featured dancers from the Shenandoah University Conservatory, to work alongside us as we bring our classic representation of “The Nutcracker” to the Shenandoah Valley.

The high standard of work and dedication the children are exhibiting has had such a big impact on them. This is an experience that they will never forget.

This production is a seasonal gift for the families and community of the Shenandoah Valley.

For further details of this production and to purchase tickets, please visit


Lorenza Manara Marchi

Lorenza Manara Marchi

Italia Performing Arts, directed by Lorenza Manara Marchi, opened its first dance studio in Winchester, VA in 2012, and a second studio in Edinburg, VA in 2016. It offers classes for children and teens in classical Ballet, Acro Dance, Tap, Lyrical & Contemporary Dance, Jazz & Hip-Hop Dance, and Musical Theatre & Vocals. Lorenza trained in Italy and England as a teacher of classical ballet. She holds the DDI and DDE in the Cecchetti method from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and the Licentiate of the Cecchetti Council of America.

Italia Performing Arts, LLC, 3031 Valley Avenue suite 108, Winchester, VA 22601
Contact: Peter Kirk or Lorenza Manara Marchi
Telephone: 540-504-7263

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