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San Diego Theatres - San Diego - Presents:Swan Lake10/28/2017 - 10/29/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 10/28/2017)
The quintessential ballet, Swan Lake is undoubtedly the most popular of all classical ballets. Presented in four acts, Swan Lake is the tragic tale of Odette, the beautiful Swan Queen who is imprisoned under the spell of the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart. Swan Lake is the ultimate power struggle between good and evil, paired with the promise of everlasting love.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet presents INFERNO10/13/2017 - 10/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/26/2017)
This October, go straight to hell. Dante's tale is retold through Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen's violent piece for two pianos and American Contemporary Ballet's sinuous dancers. Where? 350 feet above downtown Los Angeles.
McCallum Theatre Education - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre's 20th Annual Choreography Festival11/11/2017 - 11/12/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 11/11/2017)
Choreography by both emerging and established dancemakers take center stage in McCallum’s 20th Annual Choreography Festival. Exciting original dances in a number of styles are performed by companies from across the nation with winners announced at the conclusion of each performance.
Los Angeles Ballet - Redondo Beach - Presents:Pushing Dance Boundaries - Redondo Beach Saturday, 10/28/2017
Avant-garde works from three remarkable choreographers: Alejandro Cerrudo’s cutting-edge contemporary Second to Last duets and Pacopepepluto, a World Premiere from phenom Menghan Lou, and the groundbreaking masterwork The Four Temperaments by George Balanchine.
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:The Firebird11/3/2017 - 11/5/2017 (next performance: Friday, 11/3/2017)
The Firebird ballet is a Russian tale of love and magic. The story takes place in an enchanted garden deep in the forest. Prince Ivan wanders into the garden and discovers the Firebird, a mystical creature that appears to be a beautiful woman with a bird-like appearance. Prince Ivan is searching for a beloved princess who has been captured by the evil magician, Kaschei.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Homegrown11/3/2017 - 11/12/2017 (next performance: Friday, 11/3/2017)
In the mid-1970’s local radio station 101 KGB held a contest for local songs about San Diego. The top 12 songs were featured on an album, known as Homegrown.
Also on the bill, My Blue Heaven, and Other Songs from Grandma’s Player Piano, a nostalgic look at romances past by emerging choreographer Matt Carney.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:NW Dance Project - Woolf PapersSaturday, 11/11/2017
Founded by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper, NW Dance Project is “one of America’s hottest dance companies” (WE Vancouver). Known for its “cutting edge contemporary work” (Portland Tribune), this Oregon-based dance company brings an all- original repertory to its Carpenter Center debut.
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:Malpaso Dance CompanyFriday, 11/17/2017
Following their 2014 U.S. debut in a sold-out run in New York City—which garnered high praise from the New York Times—Malpaso have continued to play a prominent role in the renewed artistic dialogue between America and Cuba.
Inland Valley Classical Ballet Theatre - Temecula - Presents:The Nutcracker Ballet Presented By Inland Valley Classical Ballet Theatre11/24/2017 - 11/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 11/24/2017)
If you could imagine a little girl named Clara, a magical Nutcracker doll, a mysterious magician Drosselmayer, toss in an evil Rat Queen, fearless soldiers, beautiful snowflakes, a breath-taking Sugar Plum fairy and enough sparkling costumes that would make Liberace weep with envy…you are dreaming of the Nutcracker ballet!
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fall Dance Theatre11/30/2017 - 12/10/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 11/30/2017)
CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers present a mix of classic, jazz, ballet, and modern dance.
“You have to love dancing…that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” – Merce Cunningham
Lobero Theatre - Santa Barbara - Presents:RudolphSaturday, 12/2/2017
Rudolph is a ballet which tells the story of a misfit reindeer named Rudolph and other misfit characters, like Heidi the Elf, the Abominable Snowmonster, Yukon Cornelia and all of the Misfit Toys. Featuring well-known holiday classics, this is a great opening to the holiday season!
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Nutcracker for Kids!Saturday, 12/2/2017
Visions of sugarplums and beautiful ballerinas will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet, performed in a condensed version created just for kids. This annual favorite finishes with a grand finale sing-along and a jolly visit from Santa himself!
Join in the fun at the interactive Musical Carnival in the concert hall lobby, where kids can test drive a ...
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® 12/7/2017 - 12/10/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 12/7/2017)
Delight in the storybook holiday fairytale that captures the spirit of the season through the magic of a child’s imagination. It is Christmas Eve. A blanket of snow covers the ground, a bright Christmas star glows in the sky, and Marie and her Nutcracker Prince are about to embark on an unexpected journey to a winter wonderland of enchantment!
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:The Magic of Christmas starring The Young Americans12/7/2017 - 12/14/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 12/7/2017)
Join us as we transform La Mirada Theatre into a winter wonderland and bring holiday cheer to theatre-goers of all ages. Featuring state-of-the-art 45-foot LED walls, over 6,000 costumes and 30 festive scene changes. Creatively produced and choreographed, these ‘fun for the whole family’ musical numbers range from hip- hopping penguins, dancing Santas, and The Nutcracker Suite, to Toyland, The Polar Express and Christmas choral music including Handel’s Messiah.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont12/9/2017 - 12/10/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/9/2017)
Adults and children will enjoy the story of a young girl named Clara who receives a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve, and sets out on a wondrous journey to the Land of the Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets in a fantastic dream with battling mice, dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and the delightful Sugar Plum Fairy.
San Diego Theatres - San Diego - Presents:The Nuctracker - California Ballet12/9/2017 - 12/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/9/2017)
California Ballet’s glittering production of The Nutcracker leaps onto the stage of the San Diego Civic Theatre in America’s favorite holiday tradition. Under the baton of Music Director John Stubbs, Tchaikovsky’s extravagant score comes to life with a cast of over 150.
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker12/9/2017 - 12/24/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/9/2017)
A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages.
Luminario Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:Viennese Winter GalaFriday, 12/15/2017
Luminario Ballet's Annual Fundraiser!
Presenting a rare performance of the entire Franz Schubert's "Winterreise"~"Winter's Journey"
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet12/15/2017 - 12/17/2017 (next performance: Friday, 12/15/2017)
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:The Nutcracker12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 12/16/2017)
December 16 & 17 @ 2 p.m.
Tickets $34 Adults | $24 Children (12 and under) | Marsee Auditorium, Center for the Arts at El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Inland Pacific Ballet - Riverside - Presents:The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet - Riverside12/22/2017 - 12/23/2017 (next performance: Friday, 12/22/2017)
Coast City Ballet - Huntington Beach - Presents:The Nutcracker Ballet12/22/2017 - 12/23/2017 (next performance: Friday, 12/22/2017)
Coast City Ballet proudly presents its 14th production of The Nutcracker Ballet.
Based on the original choreography by Marious Petipa and Leon Ivanov, under the direction of Clara D’Autilia, Coast City Ballet’s The Nutcracker captures the enchantment and magic of this timeless holiday favorite.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo1/20/2018 - 1/21/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 1/20/2018)
Join us for what will be the funniest night you’ll ever have at the ballet, as the “Trocks” return to Carpenter Center after five sold-out appearances! The “ballerinas” of this all-male company bring hilarity and awe with a unique combination of ballet, parodies and physical comedy—along with pieces that show off the performers’ impressive dance abilities.
State Street Ballet - Santa Barbara - Presents:Romeo & JulietFriday, 3/23/2018
Artistic Director Rodney Gustafson retells William Shakespeare’s poignant classic with stylistic verve. Using music by Sergei Prokofiev, Gustafson intensifies the drama by highlighting the most emotional and romantic moments of the world’s most treasured love story. The result is spellbinding, fast-paced action and enhanced empathy for the young lovers.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Cinderella - Inland Pacific Ballet3/24/2018 - 3/25/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 3/24/2018)
Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella returns to the stage with a charming cast of characters that includes a fairy tale Cinderella, a pair of hilarious Stepsisters and a radiant Fairy Godmother who sends Cinderella to the ball in a glittering carriage fit for a fairy princess. Adding to the magic is the beautiful music of famous waltz king, Johann Strauss.
Philharmonic Society - Costa Mesa - Presents:Joyce Yang & Aspen Santa Fe BalletThursday, 4/5/2018
Nicolo Fonte, choreographer
Jirí Kylián, choreographer
Jorma Elo, choreographer
Joyce Yang, piano
Where We Left Off (Nicolo Fonte)
GLASS: Mad Rush, Metamorphosis II
Return to a Strange Land (Jirí Kylián)
JANÁCEK: On an Overgrown Path, Sonata “1905”, Diary of One Who Disappeared (excerpts)
New Work (Jorma Elo)
(world premiere, Philharmonic Society of Orange County co-commission)
San Diego Theatres - San Diego - Presents:Septime Weber's The Great Gatsby4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/6/2018)
Return to the splendor of the Jazz Age and the frivolity of the Roaring Twenties with F. Scott Fitzgerald’s passionate, thought-provoking, and complex The Great Gatsby.
Septime Webre’s visionary choreography fuses contemporary ballet, jazz and tap with narrative to bring to life the iconic story of obsession, wealth and excess.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:Cinderella - Inland Pacific Ballet4/21/2018 - 4/22/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/21/2018)
Inland Pacific Ballet - Riverside - Presents:Cinderella - Inland Pacific Ballet4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/28/2018)
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre5/3/2018 - 5/13/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/3/2018)
Join CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers in vibrant, dynamic performances.
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion!” Martha Graham