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