Visions of Sugarplums is a burlesque parody of our traditional Nutcracker ballet, joining the catalog that includes Mark Morris’ The Cracked Nut and Myron Johnson’s Nutcracker Not So Suite.  Sugarplums  is a hoot with lots of talent, great costumes and music. In 2014 I photographed the dress rehearsal for the Sugarplum's inaugural run at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis.  This year I photographed the dress rehearsal and one of the performances for the 2016 show, this time running at the Lab Theater in Minneapolis. In the following compilation of images you might notice how different lighting and textures are created in the two theaters. All images Copyright Alice Gebura All Rights Reserved Visions of Sugarplums 20141208_visionssugarplums_ritztheater_alicegebura_1095 20141208_visionssugarplums_ritztheater_alicegebura_1120crop 20141208_visionssugarplums_ritztheater_alicegebura_1263 20161221_sugarplumsdressrehearsal_labtheater_alicegebura_2353 20161221_sugarplumsdressrehearsal_labtheater_alicegebura_2450 20161229_sugarplumsperformance_labtheater_alicegebura_4167online 20161221_sugarplumsdressrehearsal_labtheater_alicegebura_3273 20161229_sugarplumsperformance_labtheater_alicegebura_4111
02. May 2013 · Comments Off on Photo Shoot: Flying Poodles Big Sexy Circus · Categories: Performance, Photography · Tags: , , ,
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Musette, Mistress of Mischief and Smokey Robinson

I photographed these talented performers from the Flying Poodles Big Sexy Circus at the Amsterdam Bar in St. Paul, MN. on April 25, 2013. The show was very funny and the audience had a great time. And the skill level of the performers - in aerials, acrobatics, hooping, and dancing - was impressive. Check out their great costumes! More »