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The Process

Remaking the costume of a menacing Mouse King

November 21, 2004

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After Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet's artistic director, was finished revamping the choreography on this year's production of ''The Nutcracker," he realized the company needed new costumes. That's where Charles Heightchew, the head of Boston Ballet's costume department , came in. He revamped 40 characters, but the Mouse King presented a special challenge. Heightchew needed not only to change the look ... (Full article: 276 words)

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