COMMUNITY EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

UPCOMING DATES

Community Ballet Day 

Saturday, January 6, 2018 1:00-2:30pm
Southland Ballet Academy, Fountain Valley Studio

Join us for a day of:

  • Ballet Classes Offered according age and training
  • Live Ballet Performance by Proteges of Ballet
  • Sweet treat and refreshments

For children ages 4-9.

What to wear:

  • Ballet attire: leotard, tights, ballet shoes and hair pulled back
  • If this will be your first ballet class, we suggest wearing tank top or t-shirt, leggings or shorts, heavy socks and hair pulled back

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Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids 

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10am & 11:30am
Orange County Performing Arts Center – Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Each year we partner with Pacific Symphony to bring the Nutcracker to the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Come get swept away by the music and the magic of the beloved classic, The Nutcracker. Visit Pacific Symphony online for details and tickets.

Newport Beach Library – Nutcracker Performance

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:30pm & 4pm
Newport Beach Public Library, Newport Beach

Come enjoy a very special presentation featuring beloved characters and scenes from the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. This event is the perfect introduction to ballet for families and children of all ages. Visit the Newport Beach Library online for more details.

PAST DATES

ARTventure – Nutcracker Performance

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:45am 
SOCO and the OC Mix, Coasta Mesa

ARTventure is a juried show displaying the artwork of local artists, paired with free live entertainment, including musical, theatrical, literary, culinary, and hands-on art demonstrations.

We are honored to bring live Nutcracker ballet performances and Meet & Greet with the Dancers. Visit The City of Costa Mesa online for details.

 Nutcracker Village – The District at Tustin Legacy

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 12:00pm 
The District at Tustin Legacy, Tustin

This special holiday celebration features live ballet performances, Meet & Greet with the Dancers, Face Painting, and Kids Crafts & Activities. Visit The District online for details.

Pretend City – Nutcracker Performance

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11am & 11:40am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, Irvine

Join us for a day of fun and festivities as Pretend City gears up for the holiday season. Treat your little one to a sneak peek of some of the most loved dances from The Nutcracker! Show times are at 11 am and 11:40 am. Visit Pretend City online for details.

Pacific City – Ballet & Angelina Ballerina Storytime

Tuesday, November 17, 2017 at 10am
Pacific City, Huntington Beach (Grommet’s Club)

Bring your tiny dancers to this special Angelina Ballerina storytime at the Grommet’s Club at Pacific City. There will be Southland Academy dancers there to perform and meet and greet the children! A ballet themed craft for the kids and some special discounts at some of the center’s most coveted shops for parents will also be included. Visit Pacific City online for more details.

Bella Terra – Ballet / Martial Arts Program

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:30am
Bella Terra, Huntington Beach (Kid’s Club)

Bring your kids for morning of fun and fantasy as they explore the worlds of ballet and martial arts. Southland Academy dancers will be there to perform and meet and greet the children! Visit Bella Terra online for more details.

Festival of Children – Connecting Children, Charities and Communities

Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 3:00pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 1:30pm
South Coast Plaza – Carousel Stage

A month-long celebration of childhood, showcasing more than 80 children’s charities and presenting more than 100 activities, workshops, and performances for children and families, all free of charge. We’re honored to bring ballet performances to the FOC stage year after year! Visit Festival Of Children online for more information about the Foundation that hosts this annual philanthropic event.Read more about our involvement: Southland students dance to inspire at Festival of Children

Imagination Celebration – Princess & Superhero Fun Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 2 – 4pm
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio
Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 2 – 4pm
Southland Ballet Academy – Fountain Valley Studio
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts and face painting. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. Festival Ballet Theatre is a proud partner of Imagination Celebration. For more information visit Arts Orange County online.

Newport Beach Public Library 

Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12:00pm and 1:00pm
Newport Beach Civic Center Green

Excerpts from Don Quixote will be performed by Festival Ballet Theatre company dancers on The Newport Beach Library Civic Green.  Bring a picnic lunch and your beach chairs for this special event. This outdoor performance is supported by the City Arts Commission and will be held on the Civic Green. Admission is free to the community.

University Center’s Nutcracker Village 

Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 12:00pm and 1:00pm
University Center, Irvine

This special holiday celebration features live ballet performances, Meet & Greet with the Dancers, Face Painting, and Kids Crafts & Activities.

Nutcracker Performance at Pretend City

Monday, November 21 at 11am & 11:40am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, Irvine

Join us for a full day of fun as Pretend City gears up for the holiday season! Today we are enjoying a performance of the Nutcracker from the Festival Ballet! Bring your little ones by the museum to see this holiday classic. Show times are at 11 am and 11:40 am!

Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids 

Saturday, December 3 at 10am & 11:30am
Orange County Performing Arts Center – Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

We’ve partnered with Pacific Symphony once again to bring the Nutcracker to the Orange County Performing Arts Center.

Newport Beach Library – Nutcracker Performance

Saturday, December 3 at 2:30pm & 4pm
Newport Beach Public Library

Come enjoy a very special presentation featuring beloved characters and scenes from the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. This event is the perfect introduction to ballet for families and children of all ages. Visit the Newport Beach Library online for more details.

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 1:00pm and Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 1:00pm
South Coast Plaza – Carousel Stage 

A month-long celebration of childhood, showcasing more than 80 children’s charities and presenting more than 100 activities, workshops, and performances for children and families, all free of charge.

Read more about our involvement:  Southland students dance to inspire at Festival of Children