On Saturday and Sunday, December 29 and December 30, 2018 Dancing in the Streets Arizona (DITSAZ) will present The Nutcracker ballet with live music provided by the Civic Orchestra of Tucson. This performance will feature, Guest Artists Alvaro Oquita from State Street Ballet, Santa Barabra CA, and Guest Artist Teagan Bentley for the Sugar Plum Fairy. Both shows will be matinee performances and are scheduled for 2:00pm. Both performances will take place at the Leo Rich Theater 260 S Church Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85701. Tickets, start at $12.50
Dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes dance to Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score performed by The Civic Orchestra of Tucson. The Nutcracker ballet is based on the classic E.T.A. Hoffmann tale, featuring the magical toymaker Herr Drosselmeyer, Claire, her beloved Nutcracker Prince, twirling Snowflakes, and battling mice. Whether you’re seeing it again, or for the first time, The Nutcracker ballet will capture your imagination and transport you to a magical world of brave toy soldiers and waltzing flowers. Follow Clara as she embarks on her journey filled with colorful characters and breathtaking costumes. The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce children and adults of all ages to the power and beauty of classical dance. From the captivating dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy to the iconic snow scene, this classical ballet continues to enthrall audiences. The Nutcracker is central to many families’ holiday traditions, and continues to inspire the next generation of dancers.
This ballet has become an annual tradition for many of our families. Our cast is the most diverse group of dancers in all of Tucson.
TCC Leo Rich Theater
260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
- December 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm
- December 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm
- Purchase tickets at the Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office or Charge by Phone, 800-745-3000. Box office hours are Mon. – Fri. 10:00 am - 5:30pm.