This holiday classic debuts in Napa on December 9th at the NVUSD District Auditorium and brings to life the beloved Christmas Eve story of a girl's dream, with memorable music by Tchaikovsky. The performance is a unique collaboration between Contessi Ballet and Napa Valley Ballet and showcases professional dancers and students from both academies.
Marcella Contessi-Smith, artistic director of Contessi Ballet, and founder of the North Bay Performing Arts Center, celebrates her fortieth year directing Contessi Ballet.
Ryan Camou as the Prince. Ryan received his dance training from Hawaii State Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School, before becoming an apprentice with Houston Ballet where he was featured in Trey McIntyre's Touched. Since joining State Street Ballet in 2005, he has performed Principal and Soloist roles in nearly every ballet in the company's repertoire, Don Jose in William Soleau's Carmen being one of his most dramatic roles. Ryan also danced with Smuin Ballet for three seasons, where he was featured in Jiri Kylian's Petite Mort, and many Michael Smuin ballets. Recent highlights for Ryan have been touring China with State Street Ballet and performing with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil with Barak Ballet.
The Napa Valley Ballet sponsors the production. As a California non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, NVB is dedicated to providing performing arts opportunities for youth and adults in the North Bay Region.
For more information and group discounts call (707) 294-8820.
NVUSD District Auditorium (View)
2425 Jefferson Street
Napa, CA 94558
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