2019-2020 Season
36th season


"The Nutcracker"
the ONLY Santa Cruz production with Live Orchestra

Enjoy our favorite Santa Cruz tradition!  Our eighteenth production with full professional orchestra at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.  Featuring special guest stars and alumni Melody Mennite and Lucien Postlewaite in the leading roles.  The 52-piece Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre Orchestra is conducted by Music Director Pamela Martin. Over sixty local dancers perform choreography by Robert Kelley, Ron Cunningham and Flora Chatwin with sumptuous costumes and scenery.  Don't miss this chance to see the ONLY local production with LIVE ORCHESTRA and the original Santa Cruz production of this holiday classic story.  View the program here

Saturday, December 21 
Sunday, December 22 

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
307 Church Street, Santa Cruz


Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre In Concert - performances cancelled

Our annual mixed-repertory concert features a wide range of dance idioms, from classical to contemporary styles.  This season features the premiere of The Jungle Book, a world premiere by guest choreographer Eva Stone and classics from the traditional repertoire.  Featuring guest artists Paso Robles Chamber Ballet!

Saturday, April 4 
Performances at 2 pm and 6 pm
Crocker Theater 
Cabrillo College
Soquel Drive, Aptos


Santa Cruz Symphony Children's and Family Concerts

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre collaborates with the Santa Cruz Symphony in these fun, informative concerts which center around the orchestra, directed by Maestro Daniel Stewart.  

Family Concert ~ 2 pm, Sunday, March 1
Children's Concerts ~ Thursday, March 5

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
307 Church Street, Santa Cruz


The Ballet Alliance Festival - Cancelled

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre participates in the annual Festival, this year to be held in Long Beach, California.  Festival Artistic Director Nicholas Ade has chosen "Grand Pas Classique Hongrois" for performance on Sunday, as well as an original piece by Flora Chatwin for performance on Thursday's Emerging Choreography Concert.  The Ballet Alliance offers our dancers a wonderful educational opportunity each spring.  Our dancers are seen by recruiters from the best professional companies, schools and college/university dance departments in the country.

April 9-12
Long Beach Terrace Theater


Emerging Choreographers Showcase - Cancelled

A popular event which showcases tomorrow's choreographers.  In conjunction with The Studio School of Classical Ballet Student Demonstration.  Junior and Petite Companies will also perform.

Friday, May 29
Samper Recital Hall @Cabrillo College


2019 Nutcracker Guest Artists and alumni Melody Mennite and Lucien Postlewaite








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