PAST NUTCRACKER PERFORMANCES
Los Gatos Ballet Artistic Director, Marcie Ryken has been directing The Nutcracker in the San Jose area since 2003.
December 4, 5 & 6 2014 Flint Center in Cupertino
A stunning display of costumes, backdrops and sets provided the cast of 160 an opportunity to bring the magic to stage and exquisitely dance this holiday tradition. Principal guest artists Koto Ishihara and Gennadi Nedvigin, from San Francisco Ballet will be performing, along with guest artists from Silicon Valley Ballet, formerly known as Ballet San Jose. This will be an event to inspired us all. We are also excited to collaborate once again with San Jose Youth Symphony whose Philharmonic Orchestra provided live music expertly conducted by Yair Samet.
December 5, 6 & 7, 2014 Flint Center in Cupertino
The Ballet Company that has wowed sold-out audiences with lavish productions of Cinderella, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty now brings the timeless holiday classic The Nutcracker to the Flint Center. After 10 years directing The Nutcracker at the SJ Center for Performing Arts, Marcie Ryken has taken her artistic direction to even greater heights in a spectacular new production featuring guest artist Francis Chung of San Francisco Ballet. Join Clara as she celebrates with friends and family, vanquishes the Mouse King, travels with her Nutcracker Prince through the magical realm of the Snow Queen on to the palace of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Experience the Company of superb dancers and be transported by the music of Tchaikovsky's iconic score played by the renowned San Jose Youth Symphony conducted by Yair Samet. LGB's Nutcracker is perfect for families, connoisseurs, and those new to the ballet. Come and let us be a part of your holiday tradition!