December 9-23, 2017

The Nutcracker

San Diego Civic Theatre with the San Diego Symphony

Autism-Friendly Nutcracker – San Diego

Sensory Friendly Performance California Ballet Company is proud to be the first professional ballet company on the West Coast to offer an autism-friendly performance of The Nutcracker. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:00am Run time – 60 minutes, Recorded Music Ticket Prices – $35-$50 (children 12 and under $25-$40) The Autism/Sensory-friendly performance is adapted for people with a wide variety of sensory, intellectual, or developmental disabilities so that they may enjoy the performance with their families in a supportive, welcoming and safe environment….

Nutcracker Connect

Ballet is meant for everyone . . . We want to bring live theater to as many people in San Diego as possible, and improve the quality of life throughout the communities in which we live, work and play.

New Associate Artistic Director – Jared Nelson

California Ballet Company is proud to announce the appointment of Jared Nelson as the new Associate Artistic Director. Mr. Nelson will focus on expanding CBC’s repertoire to include works of current choreographers, assist in planning and acquiring productions, and represent the company in the community. Mr. Nelson often chooses innovative new works that include live music, multiple dance genres and something out of the ordinary to draw in a more diverse audience. California Ballet’s Founding Director, Maxine Mahon, commented on…

The Nutcracker 2016 – San Diego Civic Theatre

Leaping onto the San Diego Civic Theatre stage! The Nutcracker with the Classics Philharmonics (Dec. 10-11) and the San Diego Symphony (Dec. 16-24)

Wheelchair and Handicap Accessibility

Accessibility is a priority California Ballet Company and the San Diego Civic Theatre are proud to provide the following handicap services:

Group Sales – Nutcracker San Diego

Personalized Attention – Incomparable Value & Incentives Convenient In-Theatre Pre-Performance Events

The Nutcracker Assemblies

California Ballet Company offers a The Nutcracker themed assembly which has been constructed using Common Core and California Visual and Performing Arts education standards. The assembly introduces students to the concept of telling a story through movement and the mechanics of dance.

Student Invitational

California Ballet Company provides schools the opportunity to experience classical ballet in a professional theatrical setting by attending a sneak preview during the final dress rehearsal of The Nutcracker at the San Diego Civic Theatre. This is our only rehearsal with the professional orchestra, adding an expanded arts experience to the occasion.