Guests are invited to take a magical journey into the world of life-sized mice, dancing sweets and of course, a magical prince. The VCBC’s adaptation of the theatrical event will bring the holiday tradition to life by thrilling audiences with its captivating storytelling, larger-than-
Ventura County Ballet Company presents “The Nutcracker”
- Saturday, November 17 at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, Calif.
- Saturday, December 1 at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura, Calif.
Adults: $10 - $25. Children: 10 years and under $12 (excludes Center Orchestra). Seniors: 65 and older $17 (excludes Center Orchestra). A sugar plum cookie reception will follow each matinee and is complimentary to ticket holders.
Theater Box Office: 805-486-2424;
File photo from 2011: Ventura County Ballet Company dancer, Chelsea Portugal, poses with Ventura College Symphony Orchestra tuba player.
About the Ventura County Ballet Company and Ballet Academy Ventura
Celebrating its 18th year, the Ventura County Ballet Company presents two to three large scale productions each year. The productions feature professional dancers as well as VCBC pre-professionals, students from Ballet Academy Ventura, the official school of the VCBC.
Kathleen Noblin, a recipient of the City of Ventura 2008 Mayor’s Arts Award, founded Ballet Academy Ventura in 1992 as the official school of the Ventura County Ballet where the company is in residence. She has served as executive director of the company since its inception.
For more information, or to sponsor an upcoming ballet or educational program, call (805) 648-2080 or visit www.venturacountyballet.com.