Experience the magic of Littleton Youth Ballet's The Nutcracker

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Posted 10/22/13

Treat yourself to a magical evening with Clara and the Nutcracker as Littleton Youth Ballet and Littleton Dance Academy cast a spell over you and your entire family with its captivating production of The Nutcracker.

Experience the magical tradition of The Nutcracker presented by

Littleton Youth Ballet and Littleton Dance Academy

 

Littleton, CO. (October 22nd, 2013) – This Christmas, treat yourself to a magical evening with Clara and the Nutcracker as Littleton Youth Ballet and Littleton Dance Academy cast a spell over you and your entire family with its captivating production of The Nutcracker.  Featuring a cast of over 120 children, pre-professional dancers, and guest artists, this delightful ballet will transport you to a simpler time and an enchanting place, where snowflakes dance, nutcrackers turn into princes, and wishes really do come true!

LYB’s production is a fully professional production with gorgeous sets and backdrops, beautiful costumes, and will captivate the hearts of all ages as they travel with young Clara in her fanciful dream to the Land of Sweets.

“There’s just nothing like The Nutcracker! Dancers look forward to being in it all year long.  They are always excited to see what parts they will be from year to year.” explains co-director Alison Jaramillo.  Alison and her mother, Bobbie Jaramillo serve as co-directors of Littleton Youth Ballet and Littleton Dance Academy.

This year’s production will include newly-designed costumes for the Mirlitons (designed by Anna Rutter) and the Dew Drop Fairy (designed by costume mistress Jennifer Aiken).  Young dancers Alyssa Palazzo and Madeline Ryner will be sharing the part of Clara.  Guest artists include Jennifer Aiken, Scott Elliott, Christopher Grider, and Christopher Darling.

Show times are Saturday, December 7th at both 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 8th at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Performances are at The Theater at Colorado Heights University, 3001 S. Federal Blvd, Denver, Colorado.  Tickets are for reserved seating and range from $16 to $23.  Prices are $2 more at the door. Parking is free. Please call (303) 794-6694 for tickets and more information or our website at www.littletonyouthballet.org

Special Event:
The Sugar Plum Tea  kicks off the holidays at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 1st at Littleton Dance Academy.  Guests will enjoy special treats and tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Clara as Drosselmeyer reads the story of The Nutcracker.  Guests will also enjoy a special performance and have a photo opportunity with Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and Drosselmeyer.  Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by calling (303) 794-6694.

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About Littleton Youth Ballet

Littleton Youth Ballet is a 501c3 organization directed by Alison Jaramillo and Bobbie Jaramillo.  It is a youth ballet company of sixty pre-professional dancers ages 7 to 18.  Our mission is to produce professional quality performances, create opportunities for youth participating in LYB, and bring dance through community outreach performances to the Denver metro area