Join us for the finale of our three part series of “The Nutcracker: Home for the Holidays.” This episode is for those both young and young at heart.
Unable to perform live this year because of COVID-19 restrictions, the group is keeping the holiday spirit alive with “The Nutcracker: Home for the Holidays.”
On Friday, the Discovery Children’s Museum in downtown Las Vegas hosted the eighth annual Nutcracker Extravaganza featuring special appearances by the Nutcracker and costumes from Clara’s Closet.
Camilla Srinarayana of Summerlin was 3 when she started dancing. At 8, she took the stage in front of almost 2,000 people in the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s production of “Sleeping Beauty” at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
If it’s holiday time, it must be time for “The Nutcracker.”
James Canfield, Nevada Ballet Theatre’s artistic director, will step down when his contract ends June 30, prompting NBT trustees to hire a consulting firm to coordinate a national search for his successor.
When Nevada Ballet Theatre’s production opens on Saturday at The Smith Center, more than 100 people will be onstage. But dozens more have been working behind the scenes.
Audiences consider “The Nutcracker” a holiday tradition — for good reason. But it’s at least as much of a tradition — if not more — for those who bring the ballet to life.
There’s always something new to see in Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” which opens its fourth annual Smith Center run Saturday.
The troupe’s 44th annual season features family-friendly story ballets with the return of both “The Nutcracker” and “Cinderella,” while contemporary works anchor “A Choreographers Showcase,” NBT’s annual collaboration with Cirque du Soleil artists.
After acclimating itself to its new Reynolds Hall digs at The Smith Center in 2012, then oiling the gears a bit in 2013, Nevada Ballet Theatre has made the third time a charmer for its annual Yuletide production of “The Nutcracker.”
Ideally, the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” — opening an eight-performance run Saturday at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall — will so captivate audiences they won’t even think about what’s happening backstage.