Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's classic 1892 ballet is re-imagined as a hip-hop dance set in Washington Heights.  The production is the finale of the United Palace of Cultural Art's "Young People Perform and Exhibit" night. Audiences will watch two scenes from the performance, which the UPCA expects to be a part of it's 2014 holiday show lineup.

"A Hip-Hop" Nutcracker is directed by Jennifer Weber from Decadancetheatre. The MC for the evening with be MTV's "Washington Heights" star Audubon.