(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – November 14, 2018) Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will present everyone’s favorite holiday classic at two different locations this season.
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts – Dreyfoos Hall
701 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach
November 30-December 1
+ Friday at 7:30 pm
+ Saturday at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
The King’s Academy
Page Family Center for the Performing Arts
8401 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach
+ Thursday at 7 pm
+ Friday at 7 pm
+ Saturday at 1 pm & 7 pm
+ Sunday at 4 pm
The Ballet Palm Beach production of The Nutcracker will feature 18 professional dancers and character artists, along with 59 students from Ballet Palm Beach Academy. This is the second time the dance company will present this grandly re-imagined production that reviewers hailed as “an extraordinary show” (Michelle Wright, What’s Trending Palm Beach) and “a repeat favorite at the holidays” (Greg Stepanich, Palm Beach ArtsPaper).
“After a successful premiere last year, I am excited to present our Nutcracker this season,” says Smith. “This timeless and much-loved ballet matches the incredible talent of Palm Beach County’s professional ballet dancers to a magnificent venue and creates a memorable holiday tradition for audiences of all ages.”
Ballet Palm Beach leaps into the season with holiday classic, The Nutcracker, the coming-of-age story of Marie who receives a mysterious gift on Christmas Eve. Adventures ensue as Tchaikovsky’s score draws Marie into a terrifying battle with the Mouse King, past a mystical snowstorm, and to the prince’s Enchanted Kingdom.
For a video sneak peek of The Nutcracker by Ballet Palm Beach, please click HERE.
For information about prices and how to purchase tickets, please call Ballet Palm Beach at 561.630.8235 or visit www.balletpalmbeach.org.
For tickets to performances at the Kravis Center, please call 561.832.7469 or800.572.8471, or visit www.kravis.org.
About Ballet Palm Beach:
Ballet Palm Beach (BPB), the professional ballet company of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ballet company dedicated to preserving the art of classical ballet by cultivating new visions in choreography, impacting the next generation through the discipline of dance, and enriching the community through this universal art form. Established in 2001, the company has become a fixture in Palm Beach County. Each year BPB produces main stage ballets as well as outreach shows, both locally and abroad. For more information about the professional company or its school, Ballet Palm Beach Academy, or to support BPB’s outreach efforts call561.630.8235 or visit www.balletpalmbeach.org.