Dec 22, 2014
San Francisco Ballet is taking a digital leap and releasing SF Ballet Nutcracker Storybook on Google Play.
The app presents the holiday favorite in an interactive fashion. One is able enjoy animation and interesting data about that specific production; it’s especially designed for children aged 6 through 10 (and their parents).
– â€œListen to Storyâ€ & â€œRead it Myselfâ€ 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 choreography
Your 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 Balletâ€”Americaâ€™s oldest professional ballet company
The app is available for $4.99 on the Play Store.
[Source: SF Ballet site.]