News Flash! Don’t miss the Ultimate Nutcracker Experience – an additional Monday Evening Performance has been added at 6:30 PM
A Magical Journey Where Dreams Come True!
At the beautiful & spacious Northwood Performing Arts Theatre in Irvine
Music by Peter Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Charles Maple
From the moment the lights dim, you will be transported to a magical place filled with dancing snowflakes, a dashing prince, and Tchaikovsky’s majestic score based on one of the world’s most beloved ballets. Share tradition of fantasy as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Nutcracker Prince and Clara ignite the imagination of you princes and princesses of all ages. Watch as this unique Orange County Experience unfolds, showcases more than 80 exceptionally talented & classically trained dancers from across the Southland! Featuring original choreography by Artistic Director Charles Maple, The Maple Youth Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a full length rendition-with-a-twist of E.T.A. Hoffman’s time-honored classic which centers around Clara, a young girl who yearns to one day become a professional ballerina.
The Nutcracker Experience is complete with Pre and Post Performance Activities. Visit Clara’s Tutu Tent before and during intermission for special offerings that will include photo opportunities, music, gourmet treats and more!
Running Time: about 2 hours with intermission