From a strictly professional point of view, tchaikovsky should have been a happy man in 1890. George balanchine, the great choreographer who cut his teeth on swan lake as a. Sneak peek of oakland ballets nutcracker at strandwood. Alexander perss performance in the 2016 oakland ballet nutcracker. Oakland ballet company is a nonprofit, performing arts organization that reflects the rich diversity of oakland and the greater east bay. Please go to alameda civic ballets nutcracker page for the rehearsal schedule and other information. At age eight he received a full scholarship to the san francisco ballet school. Keeping the art of ballet exciting, vibrant, and accessible.
San francisco ballet in helgi tomassons nutcracker in 2018. Brimming with holiday magic, spritely dancing, magnificent scenery, and colorful costumes. The oakland ballet school offers formal ballet training, through a progressive curriculum, to students ages 7 and up. Michigan nutcracker ballet performance directory the nutcracker ballet nutcracker performance listings are provided by state and city and by the company performing the nutcracker ballet. Featuring brand new overthetop production and world class russian artists. Sugar plum fairies, gingerbread men, dance of the snowflakes tis the season for the nutcracker ballet. Where to watch nutcracker in the bay area datebook.
Saturday, december 22 was our last day of full classes at our beloved studio on macarthur blvd. The nutcracker oakland tickets live in december 2020. The mission of the oakland ballet company is to provide accessible, relevant, and exciting dance for our diverse community. Celebrating all that makes oakland unique and wonderful. Lustig, the new artistic director of the oakland ballet company, created this nutcracker for new jerseys american repertory ballet in 2000, and he slightly tweaks the standard format. The nutcracker ballet provides the history of the nutcracker ballet, nutcracker music, nutcrakcer links, nutcracker movies and information on nutcracker ballet performances in your area.
The bcb nutcracker features a cast of over 40 dancers with elegant costumes and sets. San francisco ballet was the first company to dance the full nutcracker in north america, in 1944. A winter wonderland awaits at pittsburgh ballet theatres the nutcracker. Oakland ballet company presents the nutcracker ballet nutcracker performance listings by state, city and the company performing the ballet. Please check back for oakland ballet events at the paramount. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, details allmusic. Obc is an isadora duncan awardwinning dance company encompassing a diverse professional performing company, an outstanding. With an impressive cast of michigans talented ballet students, and international guest artists, the nutcracker is a wonderful holiday tradition to be enjoyed by all ages. Oakland some children in the bay area may have sugar plums dancing in their heads as the holiday season draws near, but just as. Ronn guidis the secret nutcracker an annual holiday favorite. Jazmine has performed san francisco ballet productions such as the nutcracker, sleeping beauty, and the 2018 gala, and danced the lead role of grace in helgi tomassons meisten mozart.
Shchelkunchik listen help info is an 1892 twoact ballet fairy ballet. Alameda civic ballets the nutcracker alameda ballet. Journey to a land of enchantment filled with swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and. Student nutcracker auditions oakland ballet company. Oakland ballet performance from the nutcracker youtube. Obc was founded in 1965 by ronn guidi, an oakland native, and gained international recognition through its historical reconstructions of ballets from the legendary ballets russes of serge diaghilev. Three dancers from the oakland ballet perform a selection from tchaikovskys nutcracker ballet at an event at a local whole foods market on dec. Nutcracker ballet nutcracker ballet performances in michigan. A group of rival oakland football players recently put aside their gridiron differences to perform together in the oakland ballets nutcracker. Search performances in your state now buy tickets to see moscow ballet performances.
Nutcracker performance listings are provided by state and city and by the company performing the nutcracker ballet. A lot of great art, beautiful memories, and lasting friendships were created in that studio. Celebrate this christmas with the one and only moscow ballets great russian nutcracker. Its christmas eve in turnofthecentury pittsburgh when a mysterious gift sparks a wondrous adventure. If tchaikovskys beautiful music is dancing around your head, check out one the many nutcracker performances the bay area. Accessible, relevant, and exciting dance for our diverse community. Read more betsy erickson takes a final bow after 44 years. Guidi tested the waters for a comeback with performances of his nutcracker last year, but saturdays two shows marked the inauguration of his reborn oakland ballet company, and the first. Students take 15 classes per week as they progress from beginning to advanced levels. Graham and the oakland ballet staff encouraged and inspired her it was a very worthy experience.
Oakland ballet nutcracker in whole foods market youtube. Holiday nutcracker performances in oakland, berkeley, and other. The oakland ballet company is a nonprofit ballet company based in oakland, california. San francisco ballet auxiliary invites you to an exciting night celebrating the 75th anniversary of san francisco ballets nutcracker. The oakland ballet will present graham lustigs reimagining of holiday favorite the nutcracker, seen here in its finale, dec. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously handcrafted costumes bring the christmas spirit to life. All students level 1 and up are given the opportunity to participate in our annual production of the nutcracker and spring performance. For more information, please call houston ballet box office at 7. As we celebrate another incredible nutcracker opening night, heres a look back at the first ever opening night of at the war memorial opera house, 75 years ago. The most popular classical ballet in the world is swan lake. Wherever you live in the the san francisco bay area, theres no shortage of sugar plum fairy dances as a number of local and touring ballet companies will be performing nutcracker around the region in november and december. Casting will be posted at the alameda ballet academy studio as well as emailed to performers. Performance opportunities students of alameda ballet academy have the opportunity to audition for alameda civic ballets nutcracker. Houston ballets performances of the nutcracker generously sponsored by.
Nutcracker ballet 2019 discounts tickets available now from trusted california ticket sources. He joined oakland ballet in 1983, was named associate director in 1997, and served as. Berkeley ballet theater presents the east bays premier familyfriendly. Classes at oakland ballet school we strive to provide a welcoming environment and an encouraging atmosphere to learn ballet through musicality, artistic expression, coordination and technique. East bay nutcrackers, holiday dance, and theater performances. The east bay areas favorite holiday tradition is returning to the paramount theatre in december 2020, and if you hurry, theres still time to snag great tickets for any the nutcracker oakland performance. Featuring the oakland homeschool music treble choir, directed by mrs cherub beard. Michigan ballet theatre will present the nutcracker december 14 and december 15 in 2019. Every year the berkeley city ballet stages an elaborate production of the nutcracker. Dec 14 nutcracker ballet oakland township, mi patch.
Live performance by the oakland ballet at the whole foods market oakland holiday soiree on december 14th, 20. Returning to oaklands magnificent paramount theatre, oakland ballet company is pleased to present its tenth annual production of graham. Lustigs nutcracker interpretation among the finest oakland. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously hand. So each year i make it a tradition to round up the top nutcracker ballet discount ticket offers for as many performances as i can find in california. Taking the whole family out to the ballet can take a bite out of your christmas shopping budget. Finally acknowledged as the greatest russian composer, he had produced symphonies, concertos, ballets, and his latest opera, the queen of. Be sure to check out the nutcracker site before you decide where you. Sweet spectacle families make nutcracker ballet a holiday tradition the music is so beautiful, it will just carry you no matter how tired you. With the oakland ballet, she has performed the role of luna in luna mexicana, and the monkey queen in jangala. Oakland ballet companys the nutcracker oakland east bay. Featuring oakland ballets oaktown blues with live music by tiffany austin and oaktown jazz workshop.
December 21 22 at 1pm or 5pm tickets are here oakland ballets the nutcracker matinees offer photo opps with the sugarplum fairy following the show. There are also several nutcrackerrelated and nontraditional. Oakland ballets production of graham lustigs the nutcracker occurs annually each december at the paramount theatre with live music by the oakland east bay symphony. The nutcracker site provides a central location for nutcracker ballet information. The oakland ballet will present graham lustigs reimagining of holiday favorite the nutcracker, seen here with costumed mice and seyong kim as the nutcracker prince in a. Katie hospitalier pleads with carlos carvajal to dance with the nutcracker during the oakland ballets nutcracker dress rehearsal, wednesday. The pair of dancers are part of the upcoming nutcracker cast with the oakland ballet, and also part of the dance companys educational outreach, recently offering a taste of the production. The oakland ballet companys ramona kelley as marie and seyong kim as the nutcracker take to the air in graham lustigs nutcracker. Nutcracker ballet nutcracker ballet performances in.
Oakland ballet school a welcoming environment to learn. Featuring oakland ballet s oaktown blues with live music by tiffany austin and oaktown jazz workshop. San francisco, dec 25 jocelyn vollmar and and members of san francisco ballet performing in willam christensens nutcracker, 1944. Holiday nutcracker performances in oakland, berkeley, and. Lustigs the nutcracker every december at oaklands historic paramount theatre. He also studied at the school of american ballet, ballet celeste international, and american conservatory theatre. Saturday, december 14, 2019 6pm, oxford high school performing arts theater oxford, mi november 2019. Oakland ballet to present graham lustigs the nutcracker. Choreographed by oakland ballet company artistic director graham lustig, this is one of the countrys most acclaimed and beloved adaptations of the tchaikovsky. Leadership during global crisis danceusa interviews kelly tweeddale, executive director of san francisco ballet. Sign up to receive the obc spotlight, our monthly enewsletter. Whatever a students goal may be, we aspire to share the joy of dance with each student, at every level of training.156 118 843 34 1412 850 98 1570 1310 127 330 360 72 1431 130 1078 502 922 985 817 258 1574 74 993 1460 254 581 807 168 365