The Nutcracker

A Magical Holiday Tradition

Dec 16th & 17th

Event Information

Dates and Times

  • Saturday, Dec 16th @ 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, Dec 16th @ 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 17th @ 3:00 pm


  • Northwood High School Performing Arts Theater
    4515 Portola Pkwy
    Irvine, CA 92620


Featuring all the favorites, including Marie, sugar plum fairies and toy soldiers, The Nutcracker is performed by Orange County Ballet Theater. This fully-staged production of the beloved holiday classic is certain to enchant audiences of all ages. You’ll see magical effects, exhilarating choreography, award-winning dancers and lovely costumes. Orange County Ballet Theater is the official ballet company of Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy.

Artistic Directors

Dmitri Kulev

Dmitri Kulev

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Jennifer Kulev

Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT) Mission Statement

Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting ballet and other forms of dance to audiences of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds. OCBT inspires and nurtures an appreciation for the art of dance through outreach activities and performances in the community.  OCBT provides young dancers with performance opportunities that meet professional standards of artistic development, performance values, and production qualities.

Individuals and Corporations help keep Orange County Ballet Theater dance programs alive because they know that the arts have a transcendent impact on the lives of our young dancers.

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