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San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Interactive Storybook for iOS

Developer's Description

A playful and educational exploration of the ballet, Nutcracker! This illustrated storybook features interactive animations and fun facts about dance, music and San Francisco Ballets very special production of the holiday classic. Its the sort of app that kids will love, and may inspire them to watch a ballet in the real worldwhether in San Francisco or elsewhere. Apps PlaygroundInteractive Storytelling:Designed for children ages 610 and their families, this illustrated interactive storybook introduces young audiences to ballet and orchestral music, allowing them to explore storytelling through movement. Watch closely for clues as you read the story yourself or listen to the narration. Tap on the screen or tilt your iPad for surprises along the way!Go Behind the Scenes:Learn more about the San Francisco Ballet and the SF Ballet School. Meet some of our young performers and see how a professional ballet company makes the Nutcracker come alive!Discover More:Tap the discover button to access videos, photographs and fascinating information about the Nutcracker. Learn more about San Francisco history, ballet, dance and music! Key Features:- Listen to Story & Read it Myself modes- Swipe to turn the page- Playful animations on tap- Music clips accompany each scene- Pop-up info pages feature photos and videos- Tutorials teach basic ballet positions and simple choreographyYour child will learn the following:- Basic to intermediate reading skills- Basic information about ballet, dance and music- Ballet and music appreciation- What is was like to live in early 20th century San Francisco- The history of the Nutcracker ballet and of San Francisco BalletAmericas oldest professional ballet companyPrivacy:San Francisco Ballet apps:- Do not collect, retain, or share personally identifiable information- Do not contain ads- Do not contain integration with social networks- Do not include links to other apps- Do not use or collect your precise geographic location- Do collect performance information (for registered users only) If you have any question or concern about privacy within our apps, please send us an email at webmaster@sfballet.org.Nutcracker Interactive Storybook Credits:Illustrations and story by Kate GarchinskyNarration by Eileen BradyDesign and development by Night Kitchen InteractiveBased on San Francisco Ballets Nutcracker with choreography by SF Ballet Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer, Helgi Tomasson, and music by the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra under the direction of Music Director and Principal Conductor, Martin West; soundtrack recording courtesy of Koch CDs.Special thanks to the talented artists, musicians, students, and staff of the San Francisco Ballet for their participation in this project.San Francisco Ballets production of Nutcracker premiered on December 17, 2004 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California.Composer: Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyChoreography: Helgi TomassonScenic Design: Michael YearganCostume Design: Martin PakledinazLighting Design: James F. IngallsProjection Design: Wendall K. HarringtonSan Francisco BalletAmericas oldest professional ballet company, San Francisco Ballet has enjoyed a long and rich tradition of artistic firsts since its founding in 1933, including performing the first American productions of Swan Lake and Nutcracker. One of the three largest ballet companies in the United States, San Francisco Ballet, under the direction of Helgi Tomasson, presents more than 100 performances annually, both locally and internationally. For more information, visit sfballet.org.The Nutcracker Interactive Storybook was made possible by a grant from the James F. Irvine Foundations Arts Innovation Fund

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2

-Animation improvements and optimization-Bug fixes

General

Release December 1, 2014
Date Added December 1, 2014
Version 1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with . iTunes account required.

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