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Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker
Family Entertainment, Dance, Holiday Entertainment
Presented by Festival Ballet Theatre
12/9/2017 - 12/24/2017


Salwa Rizkalla, Artistic Director

A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages.

Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of The Nutcracker.

Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT's professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland.

Esteemed Guest Artists and Performing Dates:

Beckanne Sisk, Ballet West 
Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet
Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM

Tara Ghassemieh,
Festival Ballet Theatre 
Vitor Luiz, San Francisco Ballet 
Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM *FAMILY NIGHT

Frances Chung, San Francisco Ballet 
Vitor Luiz, San Francisco Ballet 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Maria Kochetkova
,
 San Francisco Ballet  
Vitor Luiz, San Francisco Ballet 
Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM

Irina Dvorovenko
, Former American Ballet Theatre Principal  
Maxim Beloserkovsky, Former American Ballet Theatre Principal
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Tiler Peck, New York City Ballet  
Gonzalo Garcia, New York City Ballet  
Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 24, 2017 @ 11:00 AM 

*FAMILY NIGHT - Buy at least 4 tickets and receive $10 off regular ticket price

Part of Family Events Series


Nutcracker Tea Party

A pre-show event before select performances of Festival Ballet Theatre’s lavish Nutcracker ballet. (Limited number of tickets available)

Guests will enjoy tea, lemonade, finger sandwiches and sweet treats with Clara herself… champagne for the grown-ups as well. Clara will tell the story of the Nutcracker and talk to her guests about the ballet and her magical adventure. Expect a special appearance by the Nutcracker Prince and his archenemy, the Mouse King, too!

Photo opportunities and a party favor for each guest included. Party begins one-hour prior to show start time at the Barclay's Jade Room.

Cost: $20 addition to regular ticket price 

NUTCRACKER TEA PARTY DATES
PARTY BEGINS ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SHOW START TIME AT THE BARCLAY'S JADE ROOM.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM*)
Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 and 6:00 pm  (PARTY START TIME: 12PM* & 5PM)
Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 6PM)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM)
Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 1:00 and 6:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 12PM* & 5PM)
Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 6PM)
Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 2:00 and 7:00 pm (PARTY START TIME: 1PM & 6PM)

*THE FOLLOWING TEA PARTY DATES ARE SOLD OUT: Dec 9 at 1pm & 6pm; Dec 10 at 12pm; Dec 17 at 12pm.

In order to purchase the Tea Party add-on, please select the performance tickets you would like and then, in the drop-down menu, select the ticket type that includes the language "+PARTY"

The $20 per ticket upcharge will be reflected.
Please contact the Box Office directly at 949.854.4646 or tickets@thebarclay.org for assistance.

Return Policy:  All sales are final, no refunds no exchanges.

Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, December 24, 2017 @ 11:00 AM