Laguna Ballet, a nonprofit junior ballet company based in Mission Viejo, presents its 26th annual production of “The Nutcracker” December 15-18 at Saddleback College’s McKinney Theater. Ticket sales for six performances are underway.
Under the direction of Shery Gilbert, more than 90 Orange County students come together each year to perform in a full-length production of “The Nutcracker,” one of America’s popular holiday traditions. This year’s guest artists include Anton Pankevich, formerly of the Dutch National Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet, and currently with San Jose Ballet; and Sven Toorvald, formerly of the Houston Ballet and Hubbard Street of Chicago.
Evening performances will be held December 15-18, with matinee shows taking place December 17-18. Tickets are available by calling 949-582-4656; online at http://www.saddleback.edu/arts/; or at the Saddleback College Fine Arts Ticket Office, 28000 Marguerite Parkway.
For more information, visit www.lagunanutcracker.com.