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.
The third time’s the charm for Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” which returns to The Smith Center Dec. 13-21 with several on- and off-stage changes — including the finale.
Dance your way through Black Friday at the Discovery Children’s Museum, where the second annual “Nutcracker Extravaganza” celebrates Nevada Ballet Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Nutcracker” with dance performances and lessons, costume try-ons, photo ops and more.
It’s not “The Nutcracker,” but Nevada Ballet Theatre’s season-ending production of “Coppelia” has more than a few similarities with the Yuletide favorite, from its living-doll title character to its fanciful score, sets and costumes.
Nevada Ballet Theatre made the magic come alive for a second year at The Smith Center during a 10-performance run.
The “Battle of the Nutcrackers” begins as Nevada Ballet opens its “reimagined” rendition of the season’s favorite, “The Nutcracker.”
More than a century after its 1892 debut, “The Nutcracker” has become a treasured family tradition. Not just for the families in the audience, but for the families onstage.
The holidays bring traditions such gathering around the table for favorite foods, the scent of the Christmas tree and performances of “The Nutcracker.” The Las Vegas Ballet Company plans to present the traditional ballet at 7 p.m. Dec. 20, with 2 p.m. matinees scheduled Dec. 21-23 at Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
Cynthia Gregory doesn’t remember how many times she danced “Swan Lake’s” leading role during almost three decades as “America’s prima ballerina assoluta.”
Meet Betsy Lucas, who had her first ballet lesson at age 4. Nineteen years later, she’s performing with the Nevada Ballet Theatre.
Nevada Ballet Theatre fans will get a triple dose of the ballet world’s favorite composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, during the troupe’s 2013-14 season.
There’s a sigh of relief at the Las Vegas Ballet Company. Performers had a full rehearsal schedule before this month’s show, something it wasn’t able to do for its last performance because of an increase in rental fees for Las Vegas-Clark County Library District facilities.
It’s a gift, to be sure – but one so resplendently wrapped that the contents can’t possibly compete with the elaborate exterior packaging.
It just wouldn’t be Christmas without “The Nutcracker.” Not for the audiences who have made the ballet a holiday staple. And certainly not for the ballet companies that stage it
The Nevada Ballet Theatre is scheduled to perform “The Nutcracker” for the first time in The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15.
You can’t have a future without a past.