From Nina Welch, Fine Arts Publicist for Saddleback College:
Laguna Ballet, a non-profit junior ballet company serving Orange County families since 1985, presents its 27th anniversary production of The Nutcracker December 13-16th in its sixth season on the McKinney Theater stage at Saddleback College.
More than 90 Orange County students come together each year, under the direction of Shery Gilbert, to perform in a full-length production of The Nutcracker, one of America’s popular holiday traditions. Bring the whole family to join Clara and her Nutcracker prince on their enchanting journey. The Nutcracker is Tchaikovsky’s most famous composition and the most popular ballet in the world.
Tickets are going fast so purchase yours today by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4 Wednesday through Saturday) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts. Ticket prices are $24 general; $22 students/seniors/Angels; $20 children 12 and under and Saddleback College students and staff with current ASB card. Dates are December 13th & 14th at 7 pm.; December 15th at 2 & 7 pm and December 16th at 1 and 6 pm.
Laguna Ballet is a non-profit junior ballet company that provides Orange County with exceptional productions, including The Nutcracker. Laguna Dance Theatre and Laguna Ballet, both based in Mission Viejo, were established together in 1985 under the artistic direction of Shery Gilbert. Laguna Dance Theatre (LDT) is a classical ballet school focusing on pre-professional caliber training and is the home of Laguna Ballet. LDT also offers excellent training for children and adults in Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Hip Hop, Scottish Highland Dance, Musical Theater, Pilates, Yoga and Zumba. For more information and class schedules, please call Laguna Dance Theater at 949.855.4702 or visit www.lagunadancetheatre.com.