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About Festival Ballet Theatre

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COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES / AROUND OC

Upcoming Events

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio: Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 2 – 4pm
Southland Ballet Academy – Fountain Valley Studio: Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 2 – 4pm
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. A proud partner of Imagination Celebration.

Previous Appearances

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza – Carousel Stage
Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:00pm and Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3:00pm
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.

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio: Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 2 – 4pm
Southland Ballet Academy – Fountain Valley Studio: Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 2 – 4pm
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. A proud partner of Imagination Celebration.

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza – Carousel Stage
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00pm and Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 4:00pm
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.

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio: Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 2 – 4pm
Southland Ballet Academy – Fountain Valley Studio: Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 2 – 4pm
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. A proud partner of Imagination Celebration.

Richard MacDonald’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
Dawson Cole Fine Art, Laguna Beach:  November 9, 2013
Dawson Cole Fine Art, Palm Springs:  January 11, 2014
Richard MacDonald has dedicated his career to creating works of art that enrich the lives of others, including many of the world’s most captivating depictions of dancers. FBT dancers joined in the celebration of his storied career by dancing for guests at his anniversary celebrations in southern California.

Roger’s Garden’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Festival Ballet dancers added their special touch as special guests at Roger’s Gardens in Corona del Mar, as they celebrated 50 years of magic.  Our dancers in costumes fitting our Nutcracker season, delighted shoppers as they enjoyed themed trees decked with ornaments, garlands, wreaths and treasures collected from around the world.

Friends of the Library Wassail Party
Huntington Beach Library, December 6, 2013
Library supporters enjoyed a holiday-themed evening, which included a special performance by Festival Ballet Theatre’s dancers.  Presented on the Library’s theater stage, a modified version of The Nutcracker was performed in complete costumes.  Dances included selections from both acts, highlighted by the majesty of several pas de deux performances.

Tree-Lighting 2013
Festival Ballet dancers delighted spectators at the City of Fountain Valley’s annual tree-lighting ceremony at the community recreation center and sports park.  The event featured entertainment, highlighted by FBT’s selections from The Nutcracker, food booths and a fireworks display.

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza – Jewel Stage
Sunday, September 8, 2013 and Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2:30pm
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.
http://www.festivalofchildren.org/

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio
Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 2 – 4pm
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. A proud partner of Imagination Celebration.

Nutcracker 2012
Irvine Barclay Theatre
December 14 – 24, 2012
This full-length, traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director Salwa Rizkalla, and features a cast of professional dancers and more than 100 Southern California children.

Spectacular guest artists:
Irina Dvorovenko & Maxim Beloserkovsky – American Ballet Theatre
Carla Korbes – Pacific Northwest Ballet & Fabrice Calmels – Joffrey Ballet
Stella Abrera & Sascha Radetsky – American Ballet Theatre

Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids
Orange County Performing Arts Center
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Saturday, December 8 at 10am & 11:30am
We’ve partnered with Pacific Symphony once again to bring the Nutcracker to the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
http://www.pacificsymphony.org/main.taf?p=9,5,6,6&ProductionID=9032

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 and Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at 2:00pm & 3:30pm
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. Full schedule of events coming soon.
http://www.festivalofchildren.org/

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio
Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 1 – 3pm
Come dressed as your favorite princess or superhero and learn how to dance and move like them followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concludes with refreshments and a live ballet performance. A proud partner of Imagination Celebration.

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza
Sunday, September 11th and Sunday, September 25th
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. Full schedule of events coming soon.
http://www.festivalofchildren.org/site/PageServer

Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids
Orange County Performing Arts Center
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Saturday, December 10 at 10 & 11:30am
We’ve partnered with Pacific Symphony once again to bring the Nutcracker to the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
http://www.pacificsymphony.org/main.taf?p=9,5,6,6&ProductionID=8202

Growing the Park 2011
Orange County Great Park
Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 3 pm – 9:30 pm
FBT & SBA join various arts groups from around Orange County to celebrate the Great Park’s 5th Anniversary. Our dancers will perform for crowds of families and locals that attend the event.
Growing the Park 2011

Princess & Superhero Fun Day – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio
Sunday, May 1, 2011 from 1 – 3pm
Dressed as their favorite princess or superhero, kids from around OC came to learn how to dance and move like their characters. The free event was followed by crafts, face painting, and balloon art. This fun-filled dance experience concluded with refreshments and a live ballet performance.

Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids
Orange County Performing Arts Center
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Saturday, Dec. 11 at 10 & 11:30am
We’ve partnered with Pacific Symphony once again to bring the Nutcracker to the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
http://www.pacificsymphony.org/main.taf?p=9,5,6,6&ProductionID=6876

Festival of Children- Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
South Coast Plaza
Sunday, September 5th and Sunday, September 26
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. Full schedule of events coming soon.
http://www.festivalofchildren.org

Great Park 5th Anniversary Celebration
Orange Couth Great Park
Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 3 pm – 9:30 pm
FBT & SBA joined various arts groups from around Orange County to celebrate the Great Park’s 5th Anniversary. Dancers performed for crowds of families and locals that attended the event.
http://www.ocgp.org/2010/06/great-park-anniversary-celebrate-5/

Ballet Fun Fair – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Southland Ballet Academy – Irvine Studio
Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 10 am – 1pm
FBT & SBA offered introductory dance classes in ballet and jazz followed by crafts, face painting, balloon art, and a “dress up as your favorite ballet character” booth. This fun-filled dance experience included refreshments and a live ballet performance.

Ballet Protege at the Irvine Barclay Theatre – A Proud Partner of Imagination Celebration!
Friday, May 7, 2010 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm
FBT, in association with Youth America Grand Prix, presented a memborable performance and interaction with the future stars of ballet in the intimate setting of the prestigious Barclay theatre.

Pacific Symphony – Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 & 11:30am
Nutcracker for Kids Orange County Performing Arts Center
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 & 11:30am
Fun and fascinating 45-minute concerts designed especially for children 5-11.http://www.pacificsymphony.org/calendar.php#show268

Tree Lighting 2009 – Saturday, December 5, 2009
City of Fountain Valley has invited FBT to particiapte in the celebration of the annual Tree Lighting event on Saturday, December 5, 2009 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park, located at 16400 Brookhurst Street.

Festival of Children
Connecting Children, Charities and Communities
Carousel Court, South Coast Plaza
Sunday, Sept. 6 at 2 & 3:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 27 at noon & 2pm
A month-long celebration of childhood, showcasing more than 60 children’s charities, and presenting more than 100 activities, workshops, and performances for children and families, all free of charge. http://www.festivalofchildren.org