The Nutcracker

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Cast of international & local dancers & 52-piece orchestra dazzle crowds during modern production of The Nutcracker

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Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 6/person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at box office. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem together to sit together. Discount reflects Ventura Ballet Company's current prices-price may differ on day of event. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without dance, people could only hum along to “Macarena,” and Jane Austen characters would be forced to say what was really on their minds. Let movements speak with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $10, you get one upper-mezzanine-level ticket to The Ventura County Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker at the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center (a $20 value). Upper-mezzanine-level tickets include balcony-center, balcony-left-center, and balcony-right-center sections. Choose from the following performances:

  • Saturday, November 19, at 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 19, at 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 20, at 2 p.m.<p>

The Ventura County Ballet Company ushers in the holiday season with a magical rendition of The Nutcracker, which is accompanied by the 52-piece Ventura College Symphony Orchestra, and features a star-filled cast of 115 local and international dancers. New staging and video effects sprinkle the classic production with modern flair, and a freshly installed snow scene dazzles crowds as characters pirouette through twinkling flurries and dance to Tchaikovsky’s immortal score. Anchoring the cast, both Madeleine Riddle and Makenna Ortiz alternately slide into the slippers of Clara, Hawaii native Ryan Camou tackles the royal tights of The Prince, and California native and professional dancer, Season Winquest, captures the ethereal essence of “Dream Clara”. To raise the curtains on a fantastical foot, an opening dance sequence spotlights local celebrities such as Bo Jaxon and Dedria Brunett, who was crowned Miss California International 2012.

The Ventura County Ballet Company

What do dancers at the Monte Carlo Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet have in common? Besides the supernatural ability to walk on their toes, they got their start with The Ventura County Ballet Company. Ventura County Ballet is a nonprofit committed to creating art while developing young talent and sharing the results with the community through large-scale classic works like The Nutcracker in addition to original works and educational outreach.

Customer Reviews

12 Ratings

It was so nice great seats and my girls and there friend loved it! We go every year!
Debbie A. · February 5, 2016
Such an amazing experience, I recommend everyone to go see it, they were amazing dancers with so much grace
Juanita L. · November 25, 2015
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