Nutcracker in Santa Cruz

Where do you find the Nutcracker in Santa Cruz?

There are several Nutcracker’s coming to Santa Cruz this Holiday season! We are proud to be at the stunning Crocker Theater on the Cabrillo College campus. Our dates will be filled with the holiday spirit as we are the week-end before Christmas this year December 22nd & 23rd. This is the perfect time to bring friends and family to the Nutcracker in Santa Cruz as school is out and family often have traveled into the area for the Holiday.

Agape Dance Academy brings the Nutcracker to Santa Cruz as a benefit to Jacob’s Heart

Why not take the wonderful tradition of the Nutcracker and combine it with blessing others in the holiday season. This is what Agape Dance Academy has done with their production of the Nutcracker in Santa Cruz. The families involved with Jacob’e Heart are experiencing the throws of cancer with the youngest members in our community. We give free tickets to the families and donate a percentage of our ticket sales to the organization!

Dancers dance for great purposed in this Santa Cruz Nutcracker!

I think dancers shine a little brighter when they know they are not only showcasing their highly skilled ballet training and technique, but also dancing with a purpose that goes beyond themselves and are impacting the lives of people in their community!

We can’t wait to embark on this beautiful production of the Nutcracker in Santa Cruz this year !

Details: Dates: December 22nd & 23rd

Times: Saturday 2:00pm & 7:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm & 4:30pm

Location: 6500 Lower Perimeter Road

Aptos CA 95003

Tickets: Purchase tickets available at

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Nutcracker at the Crocker Theater in Santa Cruz 2018

Nutcracker in Santa Cruz at the beautiful Crocker Theater! What a thrill to participate in a Santa Cruz Nutcracker with Agape Dance Academy! Artistic Director Melanie Useldinger is thrilled to be bringing her experience of both attending Cabrillo College and dancing in the professional production of San Francisco Ballet’ s Nutcracker together this December by producing the beloved Nutcracker in Santa Cruz at the state of the art Crocker Theater in Aptos.

We are proud to be showcasing our own professionally trained dancers in the lead roles of Snow Queen, and Sugar Plum Fairy! Our students are graduating and being accepted into prestigious college programs of dance including UC Irvine and Belhaven University!

What an honor to participate in ballet’s beloved , long lasting tradition of the The Nutcracker Ballet right here in our beautiful beach town of Santa Cruz.

Over 100 years old, The Nutcracker ballet was first presented in Russia at the Mariinsky Theater in 1892. Peter Tchaikovsky the famous Russian composer collaborated with mastermind choreographer Marius Petipa to bring forth The Nutcracker Ballet! We are joining with an amazing age-old tradition in the world of ballet!

Performances Dec 22nd & 23rd and the Crocker Theater at Cabrillo College

Saturday 2:00pm 7 :00pm Sunday 1:00 & 4:30pm

6500 Lower Perimeter Road, Aptos California 95003


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