Nutcracker Ballet - Pasadena (CA)

Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Pasadena Wednesday, December 4

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Pasadena with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Wed., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. only.

Moscow Ballet makes Christmas gift giving easy with the holiday performance that delights all ages…from the life-sized Kissy Doll to the fierce, red-eyed Rat King; and the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony which is populated with 10 foot tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples from the world’s five great heritages.

Moscow Ballet is a Proud Member of the Pasadena COC

Since its founding as the Board of Trade in 1888, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association has played a major role in the development of the internationally-renowned city. In the 21st century, the Chamber's primary purpose remains supporting the prosperity of its members and enhancing the business climate and quality of life in Pasadena, California. The Pasadena Chamber effectively supports its members through referrals, expert advice and technical assistance, workshops and seminars, networking and community events. The Chamber also advocates aggressively on behalf of business interests and the economy.

About the Classical Ballet Academy

The Classical Ballet Academy, founded in 1990 by Crystal Peterson, is the premier high caliber training facility in the area focusing exclusively on ballet. It is ocated in Altadena at the borders of La Canada and Pasadena, just minutes from JPL. The curriculum emphasizes the classical ballet technique based upon the Russian tradition of training called the Vaganova Method. Students at CBA are invited to perform in school productions of original and classic ballets, lecture-demonstrations, school concerts, workshop exhibits including student choreography, informal studio showings and other special engagements. Select students are invited to participate in the Youth American Grand Prix and other prestigious ballet competitions.

Students of CBA have been invited to attend prestigious schools world-wide including the Bolshoi Ballet, Kirov Ballet, the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Royal Ballet, Bejart Ballet, Joffrey New York & Chicago, The Rock School, Alvin Ailey Ballet, San Diego Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Miami City Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy, and Alonzo Kings Lines. Alumni and Students of CBA learn not only ballet, but life skills which gives them and an added edge in reaching their academic goals. Steady reinforcement of work ethics including: working to full potential, being prepared, responsible, supportive and working well with others, be a thinker and a leader while understanding sound nutrition and time management skills.

About Pasadena Civic Auditorium

Opened in 1932, the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium is one of the most revered performance halls in the nation. The Civic has played host to Broadway musicals, world class ballet, symphony orchestras and celebrity speakers as well as the Emmy Awards, People’s Choice Awards, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. The 2,997 seat Pasadena Civic Auditorium is a part of the Pasadena Civic Center District which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Pasadena Civic, as part of the Pasadena Center, is the perfect blend of the old and the new. It stands as a lasting symbol of the quality and beauty of this great city.