Why Hong Kong Ballet’s upcoming Nutcracker production is artistic director Septime Webre’s love letter to his adopted home

//Why Hong Kong Ballet’s upcoming Nutcracker production is artistic director Septime Webre’s love letter to his adopted home

Why Hong Kong Ballet’s upcoming Nutcracker production is artistic director Septime Webre’s love letter to his adopted home

“Never standing still” is not only Hong Kong Ballet’s motto but a phrase that one person after another employs when asked about working with artistic director Septime Webre.“It was written for me!” says Webre himself, with his characteristic hoarse chuckle. “It was a year or two before me, but it’s quite apt!”I am watching him rehearse his new production of The Nutcracker, set to premiere at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre’s Grand Theatre, in Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, on December 11. He is…

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