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Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
949-854-4646
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Festival Ballet's "The Nutcracker"
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4.7 average rating
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8 reviews
52 stars
attended Dec 14 2012

Seats were last row balcony, but they were still great, not a bad seat in the house. Performance was overall pretty good. Don't expect Baryshnikov, but enjoyable nonetheless. Second half is better than the first, so don't leave at intermission!

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Description

This full-length, traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director Salwa Rizkalla, and features a cast of professional dancers and more than 100 Southern California children.

Spectacular guest artists:

Irina Dvorovenko & Maxim Beloserkovsky – American Ballet Theatre

Carla Korbes – Pacific Northwest Ballet & Fabrice Calmels – Joffrey Ballet

Stella Abrera & Sascha Radetsky – American Ballet Theatre

Jamie Kopit – American Ballet Theatre

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