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A Night at The Ballet

Here’s another event I found out about in 10 Magazine, and I’m so glad I did! The Nutcracker, performed by the Universal Ballet — one of Korea’s top ballet companies, founded in 1984 — at the Universal Arts Center in Seoul.

We just got our tickets a week ago and still managed to get pretty good seats, reasonably priced (it helps they have a 20% “expats and tourists” discount). I’ve been so excited.

The theatre itself is beautiful, as you can see in the pics below. The seats are a little tight, if you will, so everyone pretty much sat with their bags and coats in their laps (you can pay to check your coat, too). But because it’s a small theatre, it seems like most seats in the house have good views. Before the performance, they had a life-size Nutcracker and Mouse King walking around the lobby for photo-ops. Continue reading A Night at The Ballet