Leap Into the Holidays with “The Nutcracker”
The Southern California Ballet’s The Nutcracker, featuring beautiful choreography and spectacular scenery set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score and performed at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are scheduled for Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 1 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Box Office, and prices are
$15 to $28.
This beloved holiday tale is danced by the rising young talent of San Diego’s North County, including many from 92129. The Southern California Ballet brings together professional and pre-professional students. SCB alumnus Mary Kate O’Sullivan will perform the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen. O’Sullivan, a recipient of the Dizzy Feet Foundation scholarship, is currently studying at Dominican University of California in San Francisco and dancing with the LINES Ballet. Local dancers, Sandra Chou, Shannon Teeter and Kathryn Kang will perform other lead roles.
“This year’s performance of The Nutcracker will not disappoint with some new choreography to showcase our dancers talents,” said SCB Artistic Director Sylvia Palmer. “It is holiday treat for the whole family.”