Nutcracker Ballet is experienced in augmented reality in the UK

Cuban prima ballerina Carlos Acosta, Director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB), in the United Kingdom, today announced a new augmented reality skin available for his much-loved ballet: The Nutcracker.

On his social networks, Acosta highlights this modernity made possible by the wonders of technology that allow viewers, using a smart device, to walk around the props and costumes of the show, as well as in real spaces in the city of Birmingham.

Reappearing are the Sugar Plum Fairy’s skirt, numerous hand-stitched pearls and sequins, the Rat King’s heavily embroidered coat and the famous Christmas tree on the back of which you can see drawings of dancers and team members from over 30 years ago. Of offers.

This option is part of the company’s virtual stage, associated with RiVR, a UK-based virtual reality company, and highlights

Register for NutcrackAR, a newly launched BRB Nutcracker themed event at Birmingham’s Bullring which will be available there and at venues around the city center for 12 days from today until the opening night of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Racecourse on Friday 17 November.

Following Nutcracker’s opening day at the Birmingham Hippodrome, BRB’s NutcrackAR will also be available in and around the Hippodrome Square so that audiences leaving the ‘reality’ of the performance can enjoy ‘augmented reality’ throughout this ballet’s season.

Likewise, every day from Monday to the 17th, BRB will highlight a location in the city on its social media networks.

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