Riverside’s Nutcracker

DAVID ALLAN’S NUTCRACKER, is Riverside’s Holiday Family Tradition for over 30 years

Riverside’s Holiday Tradition

David Allan’s Nutcracker IS BACK on December 11, 12, 18 & 19 – 2021

Spectacular Choreography

Showcasing choreography by our world renowned David Allan.

Ballet Resource Active Volunteer Association

BRAVA is a Non-Profit 501-c3 organization dedicated to arts including: Mentoring, Scholarships, Workshops, Choreography, Performing Opportunities, Community Outreach with emphasis on children and youth. And proud of The David Allan’s Nutcracker performed in Riverside, CA

Our Mission

To provide mentoring, tutoring and academic enrichment, and instruction in ballet and the performing arts; and to promote and foster an appreciation for a greater exposure to ballet and the arts, including programs and activities designed to reach non-traditional performer and audiences.

Highlighting Local Dancers

We encourage dancers and non-dancers to learn and grow through the art of dance. BRAVA is proud of our annual performace of David Allan’s Nutcracker… our performances highlight professional dancers and feature local dancers from The City of Riverside.




David Allan’s Nutcracker
Performed at BRAVA’s Intimate Black Box Theater


Art for the Heart programs educate and bring cultural awareness of the arts to local children through the schools. Special programs for
“at risk” children.


Helping Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients using directed motion through dance to improve their condition.


We are thankful for our sponsors and the help they provide to reach children and adults with the love of dance. BRAVA Partners with individuals and merchants.

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 at BRAVA’s Intimate Black Box Theater. Showcasing the Nutcracker’s most spectacular choreography, dazzling sets and gorgeous costumes, with a cast of over 110 talented and internationally known ballet dancers.

Contact us (951) 653-0220

Nutcracker Performance

The December 2021 Nutcracker will be performed on December 11, 12, 18 & 19

Our Sponsors

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

Movement For Life Program Sponsor
Since program inceptions, February 2016

Riverside City College

The Magnon Companies

William Gillespie Foundation

eXteres Corporation

Riverside Ballet Arts (RBA)