Riverside Nutcracker


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Public Performance Dates

December 16 and 17, 2017
1:00pm and 7:00pm

children’s outreach performance

December 14 and 15, 2017
10am  Riverside Community College Campus.


DAVID ALLAN’S NUTCRACKER, is Riverside’s Holiday Family Tradition for over 30 years, featuring the beloved characters of world renowned Choreographer, David Allan, performed on the areas largest stage.Showcasing the Nutcracker’s most spectacular choreography, from snowflakes to cannon fire, dazzling sets and gorgeous costumes, with a cast of over 110 talented and internationally known ballet dancers. THIS YEARS PRINCIPAL GUEST ARTIST WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.



38 year tradition of the Nutcracker performed by the talented and well trained dancers of Riverside Ballet Arts. This year we celebrate 26 years of the world-renowned choreography of Mr. David Allan with this beloved and entertaining production of “The Nutcracker.”

Since BRAVA’s inception over seven years ago, BRAVA has presented the “Suzanne Reading Nutcracker school outreach program.” This year BRAVA plans two outreach days, December 14 and 15, 2017 expecting 2600 young visitors to RCC’s Landis performing arts center.

Giving the opportunity for 2600 school children to experience this honored tradition is something Carhart, her team of professionals and Riverside Community College have presented for over 33 years. “We are proud of our history in the Riverside Community and are committed to continuing these kinds of education opportunities for the arts,” said Carhart.

BRAVA provides these special services thanks to the generous support of Riverside Community College, The William J. Gillespie Foundation, eXteres Corporation, Riverside Ballet Arts and many private individuals.

For General information, tickets or to make Donations to BRAVA, a non-profit 501(C) (3) Please Call 1.800.870.6069 or visit www.brava-arts.org.
BRAVA (Ballet Resource Active Volunteer Association)

BRAVA was established to provide mentoring, tutoring and academic enrichment, and instruction in ballet and the performing arts; and
To promote and foster and interest in and appreciation for ballet and the arts; through Greater exposure, including programs and activities, designed to reach non-traditional performers and audiences.

BRAVA is a 501 (c) (3) Non- Profit organization. Donations are tax deductible by the extent of the law. For additional information please visit BRAVA’s website:  www.brava-arts.org