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Malibu Ballet and Performing Arts Society - Stages the 20th Annual Local Production of The Nutcracker

By Lawrence Davis

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The Nutcracker Live on Stage

 

The 20th Annual production of the beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker has finally arrived. Billed as Malibu's only local production, it has long been the ONLY area Nutcracker that is cast with Malibu's own young dancers and supports the local arts community.

 

The Malibu Civic Ballet is directed by Artistic Director Diane Linder. Her performance career includes many years as a principal dancer with the Gene Marinaccio American Concert Ballet Company. After serving as artistic director of her own studio for 15 years. Diane joined the faculty at Pepperdine University and directed their dance department. She has choreographed the premiere of an original ballet, "Elizabeth and The Lieutenant", as well as "The Nutcracker" for the Malibu Civic Ballet.

 

Tickets are $35.00 for premium seating, $25.00 for general seating, and students and children 12 and under are $15.00. Bonus Raffle for brand new EZ-Go Golf Cart from Malibu Custom Carts valued at $11,000 in support of the Malibu Ballet and Performing Arts Society and the 2011 Malibu Nutcracker Ballet (www.malibucustomcarts.com). Raffle tickets ($25.00 each or five for $100.00) available now at Chocolate Box Cafe in The Malibu Lumberyard; Malibu Hardware and Supply (Cross Creek and Civic Center intersection); and 5 Point Yoga (upstairs at The Country Mart). Winning ticket drawn right after last Nutcracker performance Sunday, December 11th.

 

The Nutcracker is here for four performances only:

Friday, December 9th, 7:30PM

Saturday, December 10th, 2:00PM and 7:30PM

Sunday, December 11th, 2:00PM

 

The Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu CA 90265

 

For more information, please visit www.malibunutcracker.org

 

Published on Dec 08, 2011

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