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Los Angeles Youth Ballet Presents

The Nutcracker

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LA Youth Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER
with The Washington Ballet principal Ashley Murphy as the Sugar Plum Fairy and International Guest Star Brooklyn Mack as the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Cavalier

Welcome to the enchanting world of The Nutcracker where a magic Christmas tree grows taller and taller and our young heroine vanquishes the Mouse King to save her beloved Nutcracker. Transported through swirling snowflakes and waltzing flowers, Clara and her Nutcracker Prince travel to The Land of Sweets where Russian, Chinese, Spanish and Arabian dancers, along with Mother Ginger and her children, present them with gifts. This celebration culminates in a spectacular performance in Clara’s honor by the dainty Sugar Plum Fairy and her handsome Cavalier. ‘Fairy-tale perfect’ (Culture Spot LA), ”Los Angeles Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ adds energy and exuberance to the traditional choreography” (Los Angeles Times).

Guest Stars Ashley Murphy and Brooklyn Mack join the award-winning dancers of LA Youth Ballet for this iconic holiday tradition set to Tchaikovsky’s evocative score. LA Youth Ballet’s Darrion Sellman (14) is a ‘positively captivating’ Nutcracker (LA Beat).

Bring the whole family!

Production and Choreography by Andrea Paris-Gutierrez
Music by Tchaikovsky

Ballerina Ashley Murphy (Sugar Plum Fairy) is a ‘fearless technician’ (Washington Post ), heralded for her ‘charm and fire’ (New York Times ). She has ‘made it her mission to inspire young people of color’ (Pointe ).

International Guest Artist Brooklyn Mack, formerly a principal with The Washington Ballet, now guests with The Royal Ballet (London), the Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow) and other ballet companies of world renown. Mack dazzles with his ‘explosive leaps, incredible precision…and onstage charisma’ (NPR ).

Artists/prices subject to change

Friday, December 21, 2018 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 22, 2018 – 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 23, 2018 – 2:00 pm

[See below for additional Per Ticket Fees & ADA Accessibility Information ]
GROUP (15+)
Available via Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Box Office/Phone/Internet/Alex Theatre Group Sales at 818.243.7700 x216. 15 % Off – Available on top 3 price points only.

A Restoration & Programming [RP] Fee and a Service [SRV] Fee are assessed in addition to Face Value [FV] price of every ticket.
FV Ticket Price of $0 – $20.00:
Total Per Ticket Fee = $4.50

• Walk-Up/Phone/Internet Purchase – $4.50: [$2.50 RP Fee + $2.00 SRV Fee]
FV Ticket Price of $20.01 & up:
Total Per Ticket Fee = $6 or $8

• Walk-Up Purchase – $6.00: [$4.00 RP Fee + $2.00 SRV Fee]
• Phone/Internet Purchase – $8.00: [$4.00 RP Fee + $4.00 SRV Fee]

All seating areas in the Alex Theatre other than the ADA Accessible seating area [Orchestra Row X] require a minimum of 8 stairs to access, and there is NO ELEVATOR. If you require ADA accessible seating: Walk-Up – Tell Ticket Agent at beginning of transaction. Online – Once in the sales portal, click CHOOSE SEATS and select seat(s) from the ADA Accessible section [Orchestra Row X] on the Seat Map. You may purchase, subject to availability at the time of your ticket purchase, up to three companion seats per Wheelchair seat. By selecting and purchasing this seat you affirm that you have accessibility needs or that you are accompanying a patron who has accessibility needs. If you have questions about accessibility or do not see what you need, please contact the Alex Theatre Box Office at 818.243.7700 x217.