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Orinda Ballet Academy & Company's "A Sweet Dream Nutcracker"
Orinda Library Auditorium
Orinda, CA
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Orinda Ballet Academy & Company's "A Sweet Dream Nutcracker"
Orinda Ballet Academy & Company present's the 2-Act Holiday Story Ballet
"A Sweet Dream Nutcracker."
Patricia Tomlinson, Artistic Director

An event for the whole family to enjoy!

Orinda Library Theater
26 Orinda Way,
Orinda, CA 94563

December 7-9.
December 7th at 6:30pm
December 8th at 11:30am & 4pm
December 9th at 11:30 & 3:30pm

All tickets $18 (Adults & Children)- General Seating-

NO REFUNDS,  EXCHANGES ONLY-if tickets are still available.
contact (925) 254-2445 for Exchanges ( leave message and you will be contacted), Ticket sales 12 hours prior to show time and for SOLD OUT show ticket WAIT LIST.

ONLINE TICKET SALES END -24 hours prior to show- Contact (925)254-2445 for ticket availability and sales.

DAY OF SHOW TICKET SALES:1 hour prior to show time, at Auditorium Entrance, tickets available for purchase, cash & checks only- if show is not SOLD OUT.

TICKET WAIT-LIST (for sold out shows)- contact -(925) 254-2445

PURCHASE TICKETS through Orinda Ballet Academy (no service fee- cash or check only)-  
No Form Orders taken during Thanksgiving week break-
Fill out a Ticket Order Form with payment attached and drop off at Orinda Community center-Link to ticket order form:

Professional Guest Artists: Jackie McConnell and Michael Galloway perform the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier.

Special appearance of Patricia Tomlinson (Artistic Director) and Kendall Sparks, dancing in the role the Arabian Coffee pas deux. Kendall Spark's also perform's as Uncle Drosselmeyer and the Nutcracker Doll.

The Ballet Story Synopsis:
A young girl, Clara, has been given a special Nutcracker doll from Uncle Drosselmeyer, who performs magic for her family and friends.  
That evening Clara looks for her Nutcracker Doll under the Christmas Tree. She finds her Nutcracker Doll has grown life size as well as the toy soldier's and mice. There is a battle scene. A terrible Mouse King tries to attack the Nutcracker. Clara throws her shoe at the Mouse King. The Mouse King breaks  and the magic spell placed on the Nutcracker Doll is broken. He returns to his true self, the Nutcracker Prince.
In thanks for Clara's bravery, the Prince takes Clara on a wonderful adventure, to his Land of Sweets. They pass through an Enchanted Winter forest where the the Snow Queen and her snow-maidens dance for Clara and the Prince.
Once they arrive to the Land of the Sweets the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Sweets greet Clara and the Prince. They celebrate the Prince's return with joyous dancing.



Orinda Library Auditorium
26 Orinda Way
Orinda, CA 94563
United States

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Arts > Dance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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