THE CHILDREN’S NUTCRACKER
Join the Children’s Ballet of San Antonio as 200 young artists take the stage to perform a modern rendition of the classic holiday favorite in, “The Children’s Nutcracker.” This full-length production brings to life Tchaikovsky’s beloved score with dazzling costumes, multimedia integrated scenery, award-winning classical dancers, gifted artists of diverse disciplines and abilities (including special needs artists), gymnasts, actors and other performing artists ranging in age from 3 to 19. The performance marks the company’s exciting debut at the Lila Cockrell Theatre and its ninth production to date.
“The Children’s Nutcracker” follows the tale of the traditional “Nutcracker” while focusing on the realities of a modern-day San Antonio family in place of an aristocratic, German family from the 1800s. Drones and other digital gadgets take the place of dolls on the holiday wish-list, and San Antonio traditions are celebrated and showcased.
The Children's Ballet of San Antonio (CBSA) bridges the gap between young students and adult professional dancers. It is the only professional-level dance company in Texas to offer lead roles to young dancers as early as 8 years old and serves as a gateway for aspiring young dancers interested in pursuing a career in professional dance.
Since its inception just five years ago, the CBSA has quickly raised the “barre” on the art scene in San Antonio by garnering an impressive and extensive number of “firsts” for the city through recognition, awards, and scholarships from the most prestigious ballet competitions and schools in the world.
Performing arts lovers, parents, grandparents, and children of all ages won’t want to miss this full-length production based on the classical ballet, “The Nutcracker”.
610 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205