New World Ballet Presents​ Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker

December 4, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| $60 and $45
  • This event has passed.
, ,
New World Ballet and the Marcus Shelby Orchestra come together in this special holiday production of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Nutcracker Suite. New World Ballet students, Junior Company and Senior Company members will share the stage alongside professional dancers with live accompaniment by the Marcus Shelby Orchestra.

In Act I, the re-imagination of the E.T.A. Hoffmann holiday classic takes place in 1920’s Harlem and features a diverse cast of characters. In Act II, New World Ballet’s Junior and Senior companies will perform pieces to holiday favorites such as “Santa Baby” and “Winter Wonderland!” The production is choreographed by New World Ballet’s esteemed Artistic Director, Victor Temple (Dance Theater of Harlem, Oakland Ballet, Cirque du Soleil). Come celebrate the holidays and support a local dance academy from Santa Rosa, CA!

Related Events

May 4


150th Kentucky Derby Party

Celebrate the West Coast's largest official celebration for the 150th Run for the Roses right…

May 12

Food & Wine

La Crema Mother’s Day…

Treat Mom to La Crema wines and a delectable brunch at the historic Saralee’s Vineyard.…

June 8

Family Friendly

Summer of Zin of…

Celebrate the start of summer with two timeless classics — Zinfandel and the music of…

Jun 15 – Jun 23


Healdsburg Jazz Festival

This June, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival (following their landmark 25th anniversary festival last year) will…