For many families, the holiday season isn't complete without a trip to experience The Nutcracker ballet, a whimsical performance whose music, dance and costumes have captured the hearts of generation after generation. Originally composed by Tchaikovsky over a hundred years ago, the story of The Nutcracker will be retold by Los Angeles ballet companies at performance venues all over town throughout the month of December, including Alex Theatre, Carpenter Performing Arts Center, UCLA's Royce Hall, Valley Performing Arts Center and Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.
A magical tale of Christmas toys that come to life, The Nutcracker ballet in Los Angeles is a sweet holiday treat. Much more than a ballet, this enchanting performance features opulent costumes, elaborate stage sets and playful choreography. Along with classic Christmas symphony music from one of the greatest composers ever, The Nutcracker offers a festive occasion to dress up and immerse yourself in a sparkling theatrical performance.