Date(s) - December 8, 2019
3:30 am - 5:30 am
Astoria High School Auditorium
LITTLE BALLET THEATRE presents
Saturday December 7th: 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday December 8th: 2:00pm
at Astoria High School Auditorium
The annual gala holiday production of the Nutcracker ballet, including professional guest artists, over 100 local dancers, nearly as many volunteer staff, and a professional 50-piece orchestra has been featured nationally by NBC’s Today Show and has been invited to perform in Pendleton with the Oregon East Symphony. The three traditional holiday performances are the jewel of North Coast holiday events.
Four levels of the LBT company members – Senior, Junior, Apprentice and Aspirant – are selected based on their skill levels, self-discipline and dedication, attendance, participation in enrichment classes and events.
Tickets for the 45th Annual Production of the Nutcracker are available:
Through the Liberty Theatre: On-line at www.libertyastoria.org; at the Liberty Theater Box Office Wednesdays through Saturday 2:00pm to 5:30pm; or by phone 503-325-5922
Tickets are also available at Maddox Dance Studio, 389 South Main, Warrenton, Monday through Friday 2:30 to 6:00pm. (503) 861-1971
The production features:
A full symphony orchestra, conducted by Cory Pedersen
12 voice choir
Featured guest artists from major companies
Since 1974, Little Ballet Theatre, Inc. (LBT) has provided grants for dancers wishing to attend master classes, and summer intensives. Proceeds from the Nutcracker and other events sponsored by LBT, plus generous sponsors have allowed not only dance study grants, but academic grants for
Mission of the Little Ballet Theatre, Inc.
Nonprofit Scholarship Foundation (501-C3)
• To promote and foster dance in Lower Columbia Coastal Area by presenting programs of professional quality and thereby giving dancers opportunities to participate in quality programs.
• To bring cultural enrichment to the residents of our local area and surrounding communities.
• To provide grant money for talented and gifted dancers to attend workshops and further their training; and grants to graduating seniors.