San Jose Youth Ballet’s Nutcracker 2018
December 1 - December 2$25 – $57
The San José Youth Ballet, together with Dance Theatre International, offers developing artists consistent access to top dance professionals, creating a superior performance experience for both the artists and the community.
Internationally acclaimed stars and future stars join San Jose’s best Nutcracker in Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet masterpiece loved by families around the world.
Join Clara’s very special godfather and famous toy inventor, Herr Drosselmeyer, as he presents Clara the Nutcracker. Experience Clara’s magical journey as her heroic Nutcracker and tin soldiers battle the maleficent Mouse King and his malicious mice. Follow Claras dream come to life as she journeys through Winter Wonderland to the Kingdom of Sweets where she is greeted by the graceful Sugar Plum Fairy.
San Jose Youth Ballet’s classic Nutcracker will enchant all ages with its glittering costumes, dramatic sets, and lessons of courage beautifully danced to Tchaikovskys iconic score.
Professional guest artists, Xavier Ferla performs the role of Herr Drosselmeyer. Joseph Gatti, Diana Gomez, Benjamin Freemantle, and Madison Keesler will be performing the Grand pas de deux.
Some soloist parts are double casted. Families of cast members, please review the emailed cast list.
12/1 at 11a and 4p:
Sugar Plum Fairy – Diana Gomez
Cavalier – Joseph Gatti
12/2 at 11a and 4p:
Sugar Plum Fairy – Madison Keesler
Cavalier – Benjamin Freemantle
TCHAIKOVSKY CAST: 12/1 at 4pm & 12/2 at 11am
Clara – Charlize Hardwick
Ballerina Doll – Ketrina Lam
Snow Queen – Zoe Ferla
Spanish Cocoas – Zoe Ferla, Ketrina Lam, Emily Luong
Arabian Coffee – Amanda Baumann
Chinese Tea Lead – Ella Siruno
Marzipan Shepherdess – Kayle Pham
Rose – Amanda Ahn
PETIPA CAST: 12/1 at 11am & 12/2 at 4pm
Clara – Ava Ahn
Ballerina Doll – Michelle Si
Tin Soldier Lead – Chloe Zhong
Snow Queen – Amanda Baumann
Spanish Cocoas – Amanda Baumann, Jeena Prasad, Kayle Pham
Arabian Coffee – Amanda Ahn
Spanish Cocoas – Amanda Baumann
Chinese Tea Lead – Emily Luong
Marzipan Shepherdess – Ketrina Lam
Rose – Zoe Ferla
Get in the holiday spirit and be enchanted by our wonderful cast! Tickets at www.SJYB.org