One of the signature elements of THE NUTCRACKER”s second act is the explosive “Russian Dance.” With high-intensity choreography set Tchaikovsky’s energetic music, the three dancers who perform this favorite sequence get a serious cardio workout from start to finish! Listen as company member Kevin Murdock-Waters explains what it takes to prepare for a super-charged 69 seconds on stage.

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