Classical Ballet Academy is pleased to announce that tickets for our fabulous, festive Winter Shows will go on sale in person or online at the Portland State University (PSU) Box Office’s website on November 13th!
As always our Pre-Professional Students Ballet Students (along with Ballet 2) will be performing the full-length version of The Nutcracker and our Pre-Professional Contemporary, Modern, Jazz & Hip Hop Students will be performing in contemporary version of A Christmas Carol. The Children’s Ballet classes will be performing a condensed version of The Nutcracker and our youngest performers will star in The Nutcracker Sweet Suites. All of our dancers have been working so hard. These are going to be four incredible shows. Please read the descriptions of the shows below and get tickets now before they sell out!
Come be enchanted with Portland’s highly acclaimed Classical Ballet Academy’s 2017 production of The Nutcracker as this magical tradition returns for its 13th consecutive year! We invite you to be taken back in time to the Victorian landscape of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they dance and weave snowy dreams for audiences both young and young at heart. This year’s theatrical feast will be performed at Portland State University’s Lincoln Hall and promises gorgeous costumes and sets, fresh choreography and pre-professional talent. Don’t miss this sell-out performance! This show is approximately two hours long including intermission. All shows are recommended for all audiences (the matinee shows are recommended for younger audience members). Let the Sugar Plum Fairy, Toy Soldiers and the Rat Queen dance memories into your family’s holiday season!
Saturday 12/16 at 2:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. & Sunday 12/17 at 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
Please join us for this festive contemporary dance show. This performance will delight you with a new twist on the classic story A Christmas Carol. A Christmas Carol is an ideal show for audiences that are seeking out the classic tale of Scrooge with show stopping lifts and choreography. If you love “So You Think You Can Dance,” come enjoy A Christmas Carol and make it your new holiday tradition. This alternative production is approximately two hours long including intermission. All of the dancers in this production are a part of our Pre-Professional Contemporary, Modern and Jazz classes. This show is recommended for all audiences. Enjoy a holiday classic with a new twist!
Friday 12/15 at 8:00 p.m.
Please join us for this condensed version of the full length Nutcracker. This performance features all of our Beginning Ballet classes, Advanced Ballet, Intermediate Ballet, Boys Ballet and Ballet levels One through Four. The dancers in this show are all between the ages of six and thirteen. This show will be approximately one and half hours long including intermission. This performance is recommended for friends and family of the dancers involved. This show will impress you with all that these young, talented, dancers can do.
Thursday 12/14 at 5:00 p.m., Friday 12/15 at 5:00 p.m. & Sunday 12/17 at 10:00 a.m.
Please join us for this adorable showcase of the land of the sweets from the Nutcracker. This showcase features all of our Pre-Ballet and Creative Movement dancers ages two and half to six. This forty-five minute show is designed for friends and family of the young dancers involved. For many dancers it will be their first time on stage. This is a show that will melt your heart.
Saturday 12/16 at 11:00 a.m.