Ballet Nebraska's 'Alice in Wonderland' a whimsical charmer

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Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2013 12:00 am

Curiouser and curiouser. That's the kind of world Lewis Carroll created when he wrote his two 19th-century classics “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass,” and it's a world that has intrigued and inspired visual and performing artists ever since. Ballet Nebraska's latest interpretation charmed its audience Friday at a packed IWCC Arts Center in Council Bluffs.

The production's guest choreographer was Kennet Oberly, who has often used fairy tales as points of inspiration. He created a whimsical ballet that includes all the major scenes and important characters from both books.

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