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Festival Ballet – Nutcracker Performance

Tuesday, November 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday, November 20: Festival Ballet-Nutcracker Performance

Time:  Two Showings

11:00 a.m. Magical Excerpts from The Nutcracker by Festival Ballet Theatre – Show 1

11:40 a.m. Magical Excerpts from The Nutcracker by Festival Ballet Theatre – Show 2

Join us for a full day of fun as Pretend City gears up for the holiday season! Treat your little one to a sneak peek of some of the most loved dances from The Nutcracker! Bring your little ones by the museum to see this holiday classic. 

Details:  Festival Ballet Theatre has presented stunning classical and contemporary ballets to Orange County audiences since 1988, and will share treasured moments from their NUTCRACKER production in our Marquee Theatre/Traveling Exhibit Space. Join us and enjoy FBT’s whimsical, traditional ballet choreography set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless Nutcracker score. Come see a glimpse of the beautiful costumes, elegant dancing, and pretty pointe shoes. The kids will get to meet and greet and take pictures with the characters after the show.
Festival Ballet Theatre is the official company of Southland Ballet Academy. With two locations in Irvine and Fountain Valley, Southland Ballet Academy trains aspiring dancers ages 3 through adult. SBA alumni have gone on to dance in renowned professional companies throughout the globe.

You can see the full version of Festival Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, December 8 – 24, 2018.  For more information on how to purchase tickets, please visit this LINK.

Play Partner: Festival Ballet Theatre Orange County’s Premier Ballet company – local professional and pre-professional ballet dancers who frequently perform out in the community.

Grown-up TipThis is a great introduction to ballet, performing arts and The Nutcracker – young children will remain engaged for short, 15-20 minute excerpts. Children will have the opportunity to see the characters up close and can admire the costumes, headpieces, and pointe shoes. This is a casual and easy showcase, suitable for all ages.

 RSVP:    Not required

 Fee:    Included with museum admission


Pretend City Children’s Museum

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