Allan Hancock College Youth Dancers Present The Nutcracker Ballet

The performance will be held Dec. 16-17 at the Ethel Pope Auditorium

DECEMBER 14, 2017--The NutcrackerBe dazzled this holiday season and have fun with the whole family at The Nutcracker ballet, presented by Allan Hancock College youth dancers December 16 and 17, at Santa Maria High School’s Ethel Pope Auditorium.

Under the direction of Courtney Grimnes, College for Kids student dancers and adult artists from Adkins Dance Center bring this enchanted fairy tale to life. This production marks its 25th year of being a part of holiday celebrations taking place in the community.

Performance dates and times are Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at Allan Hancock College Community Education (bldg. S) or at the door for $12 adults/$10 children.

College for Kids dance classes are offered through the college’s Community Education program. Many of the students who perform in The Nutcracker often dance year after year, moving through different roles and scenes, culminating with their last performance during their senior year in high school.

Spring 2018 College for Kids dance classes begin the week of Jan. 22. The complete list of spring classes is available online through Class Search at www.hancockcollege.edu. Registration for spring classes is under way. Students may register in person at Community Education (bldg. S) on the Santa Maria campus. For more information, call (805) 922-6966 ext. 3209.

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Caption: (photo courtesy of Arrow Photo) The Allan Hancock College Youth Dance production of The Nutcracker is Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. at the Ethel Pope Auditorium. Tickets are available for purchase at Allan Hancock College Community Education (bldg. S) or at the door for $12 adults/$10 children.

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Last Modified Dec 14, 2017