Come celebrate the beauty and pageantry of the holidays with Festival Ballet Theatre Company’s annual production of the beloved ballet, The Nutcracker.
Set to the timeless music of Peter Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker tellsthe story of Clara, a young girl who receives the gift of a nutcracker soldier from her mysterious godfather. During the night, magical events unfold and Clara’s nutcracker comes to life. The Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome Prince who takes Clara on a magical journey.
This full-length, traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director Salwa Rizkalla, and features a cast of professional dancers along with more than 100 Southern California children.
Irvine Barclay Theatre