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Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker - Abridged Performance for Youth
Salwa Rizkalla, Artistic Director
A 1-hour performance for school/youth groups.
Festival Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker, part of Children’s Invitation to the Ballet, was specially designed to introduce elementary and junior high school students to the beauty of classical ballet and music.
The company’s lavish one-hour, narrated rendition of The Nutcracker returns to the Barclay. Celebrate the season with our heroine Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and a cast of hundreds as they take you on a magical journey to the mystical Kingdom of Sweets.
Featuring magical effects, dazzling sets and opulent costumes, this professional production of The Nutcracker highlights FBT’s exceptional company dancers and budding young talent from across southern California.
Thursday, December 5 at 9:30am
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA