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Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fall Dance Theatre10/20/2016 - 10/30/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 10/27/2016)
Escape your daily routine and experience this eclectic showcase of lyrical movement as CSUF's award-wining dancers and choreographers demonstrate their grace, talent, and dedication.
Coordinated by Gladys Kares
McCallum Theatre Institute - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre's 19th Annual Choreography Festival11/12/2016 - 11/13/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 11/12/2016)
Choreography by both emerging and established dancemakers take center stage in McCallum’s popular festival, now in its 19th year. 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.
City Ballet of San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Esmeralda and the Hunchback11/4/2016 - 11/6/2016 (next performance: Friday, 11/4/2016)
Inspired by Victor Hugo’s beloved classic novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is a colorful, dramatic and poignant ballet that explores different aspects of love and obsession to music by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Performance includes Raymonda Variations and two world premieres choreographed by Elizabeth Wistrich and Geoff Gonzalez.
Leonard Simpson of Fashion Forward and the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet - San Diego - Presents:“En Pointe at the Prado"Thursday, 11/17/2016
The 9th Annual Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards Gala® will be held at The Prado Ballroom and Casa del Prado Theater in Balboa Park. The theme of this year’s theatrical awards ceremony is “En Pointe at the Prado.”
This signature gala will benefit the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mikhailovsky Ballet - "Le Corsaire"11/18/2016 - 11/20/2016 (next performance: Friday, 11/18/2016)
Bustling bazaars, the roaring seas, dashing pirates and exotic harem dancers make for an enchanted experience when the Mikhailovsky Ballet from St. Petersburg, Russia returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, November 18 – 20, 2016, with the American Premiere of its production of "Le Corsaire."
Ventura Ballet Company - Oxnard - Presents:18th Annual “The Nutcracker” 11/19/2016 - 12/11/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 11/19/2016)
This classic holiday production is a must see for all ballet lovers, young and old. Each performance will be accompanied by the 52-piece Ventura College Symphony Orchestra lead by Maestro Robert Lawson. This can’t-miss holiday event will capture the imagination of the audience with its delightful story, graceful choreography and elegant costumes and sets.
LA Unbound - North Hollywood - Presents:LA Unbound Sunday, 11/20/2016
Los Angeles-based dance company LA Unbound returns to the historic El Portal Theatre with their signature mix of dance styles, including contemporary, tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop and more!
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Nutcracker- Inland Pacific Ballet11/26/2016 - 12/4/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 11/26/2016)
Toy soldiers, life¬sized dancing dolls, and a fantastic dream with battling mice, dancing snowflakes, waltzing flowers, and the delightful Sugar Plum Fairy stir the imagination.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:Fall Dance Concert12/2/2016 - 12/3/2016 (next performance: Friday, 12/2/2016)
Chapman’s faculty choreographers bring a wealth of experience to their inventive works, and explore many moods, themes, and musical styles. Get ready for an evening of challenging, imaginative, and beautiful dance.
For ticket information, please visit: events.chapman.edu
American Pacific Ballet Company - Fullerton - Presents:Nutcracker12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/3/2016)
American Pacific Ballet Company's 2016 Nutcracker, featuring State Street Ballet's Kate Kadow and San Francisco Ballet's Taras Domitro as the Sugarplum Fairy and her Cavalier.
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens - San Clemente - Presents:Casa Nutcracker12/8/2016 - 12/9/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 12/8/2016)
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the Nutcracker ballet. This bestselling event, performed with panache by the Orange County Ballet Theatre, is a must for the whole family. The Casa Nutcracker features choreography tailored to Casa Romantica’s intimate Main Salon.
American Ballet Theatre & Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:American Ballet Theatre "The Nutcracker"12/9/2016 - 12/18/2016 (next performance: Friday, 12/9/2016)
American Ballet Theatre’s sumptuous production returns as Orange County’s must-see "Nutcracker," quickly becoming a holiday tradition. Once again, audiences will be thrilled by ABT’s incomparable casts and delighted with Alexei Ratmansky’s “cinematic creation” (Orange County Register) as the ballet unfolds to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Riverside - Presents:The Nutcracker- Inland Pacific Ballet12/10/2016 - 12/11/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/10/2016)
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker12/10/2016 - 12/24/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/10/2016)
A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages.
Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of the cherished classic, The Nutcracker.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Los Angeles Ballet - The NutcrackerTuesday, 12/13/2016
Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, Artistic Directors
The Nutcracker – the essential holiday tradition. Join Clara and her beloved Nutcracker as she travels to the Land of Snow, and to the Palace of the Dolls where all of her favorite doll companions come to life.
Robin Morgan Co-Director & Javier Velasco Co-Director - La Jolla - Presents:Nutcracker San Diego Ballet 12/16/2016 - 12/18/2016 (next performance: Friday, 12/16/2016)
Flurries of snowflakes! Leaping cossacks! Sugarplum Fairies! Journey through the fantastic world of a young girls imagination! In its 27th year, this ballet fantasy delights with over 100 beautifully costumed dancers, reveling in Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Featuring members of the San Diego Children's Choir
Coast City Ballet - Huntington Beach - Presents:The Nutcracker Ballet12/17/2016 - 12/18/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/17/2016)
Coast City Ballet proudly presents its 13th production of The Nutcracker Ballet
Based on the original choreography by Marius Petipa and Leon Ivanov, conceived and directed by Coast City Ballet’s Artistic Director, Clara D’Autilia, CCB's The Nutcracker captures the enchantment and magic of this timeless holiday favorite.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:The Nutcracker- Inland Pacific Ballet12/17/2016 - 12/18/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 12/17/2016)
Coast City Ballet - Huntington Beach - Presents:The Nutcracker Preview for Children and Youth GroupsSaturday, 12/17/2016
Coast City Ballet proudly presents The Nutcracker Preview Night for Schools and Youth Groups
Saturday, December 17- 1:00 PM, at Huntington Beach Historic Auditorium.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:BalletBoyzSaturday, 1/28/2017
The brainchild of Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt—
two former principal dancers of The Royal Ballet—
BalletBoyz is London’s hottest groundbreaking and
distinctly masculine dance company renowned
for their exciting and innovative blend of live
performance and original filmwork. Featuring two
new commissions by Pontus Lidberg and Javier de
Frutos, the evening takes an elegant, powerful and
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Canada's Ballet BCFriday, 2/3/2017
“This superb contemporary ballet company... is packed with charismatic dancers performing at full-strength.” The Boston Globe
“Ballet BC is physically rigorous, dramatically solid and truly contemporary.” Dance Magazine
California Center for the Arts, Escondido - Escondido - Presents:Complexions: Contemporary BalletThursday, 2/9/2017
Combining technical precision, power and passion, Complexions Contemporary Ballet delivers an exciting performance that transcends tradition in a groundbreaking mix of styles ranging from ballet to hip hop. The group, who has been featured on So You Think You Can Dance, will perform Innervisions, an upbeat, contemporary dance tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder, along with other selections from
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Aspen Santa Fe BalletFriday, 3/3/2017
New work by Cherice Barton
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is known for its technically dazzling dancers as well as its commitment to emergent choreographers. They partner with VPAC, in year two of their residency, to co-commission a new piece by Los Angeles choreographer Cherice Barton.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Balé Folclórico da BahiaSaturday, 3/11/2017
Direct from Bahia in northern Brazil—a place
where otherwise long-forgotten gods are still
remembered—comes this irresistible troupe
famous for its explosive drumming, feverish
dancing and uncontainable energy. Its display
of Bahian folkloric dances of African origin was
described as a “non-stop extravaganza” by the San
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:Malandain Ballet Biarritz: Beauty and the BeastSaturday, 3/18/2017
Malandain Ballet Biarritz return with a new full-length ballet of Beauty and the Beast
Set to music by Tchaikovsky, Malandain’s Beauty and the Beast tells a rite-of-passage story aimed at resolving the duality of humanity: Beauty, representing the soul and the Beast, the vital force and instincts.
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:Black GraceSaturday, 4/8/2017
New Zealand’s foremost contemporary dance company Black Grace brings a striking performance of six short works choreographed by founder Neil Ieremia.
American Youth Symphonyt - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - Members PrioritySaturday, 5/20/2017
We end this season with a concert to thank our donors for all they do in support of AYS. In a concert unlike anything we have done before, a chamber ensemble of AYS musicians will play the full ballet version of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, in collaboration with a local modern ballet troupe. This performance also includes works by visionary French baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.