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Nutcracker Extravaganza entertains children in Las Vegas

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.

Summerlin dancer, 10, had long resume before ‘The Nutcracker’

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.

Nevada Ballet Theatre artistic director James Canfield stepping down

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.

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‘Nutcracker’ holds special memories for ballet dancers

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.

‘Nutcracker’ tests dancers’ strength, stamina

There’s always something new to see in Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” which opens its fourth annual Smith Center run Saturday.

Ballet troupe’s slate features family-friendly fare

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.

NBT’s ‘Nutcracker’ delightfully imaginative

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.”

Backstage artistry makes ‘Nutcracker’ magic happen onstage

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.

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