December 2020

Friday 7:30 pm – Saturday 1:00 pm and 7:30 pm – Sunday 1:00 pm

Tickets on-sale October 2020

David Allan’s The Nutcracker.
Questions? Please Call (800) 870-6069

Riverside’s largest Nutcracker stage performance

Presented by:
Landis Performing Arts Center 

2019 Proceeds from all ticket sales went to support Movement for Life and Art for the Heart Children & Family Outreach.

Photos above are copyrighted by
Bob Torrez Photography

Parking Instructions and Directions

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Landis Performing Arts Center

4800 Magnolia Ave. Riverside, CA 92506

Thank You To Our 2019 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)

Beloved Characters

From world renowned Choreographer, David Allan, performed on the areas largest stage comes The Nutcracker. Showcasing the 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.

2019 Special Guest Artist

BRAVA Productions is proud to announce our 2019 Guest Artists courtesy of the New York City Ballet.

Andrew Veyette was born in Denver, Colorado, and began his dance training at the age of 9, studying with Betty Downs at Dance Arts in Visalia, California. Mr. Veyette continued his studies at Westside Ballet in Santa Monica, California. While at Westside Ballet, Mr. Veyette trained with Yvonne Mounsey and was personally coached by Nader Hamed. Mr. Veyette entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 1998. In the spring of 2000, Mr. Veyette became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and later that season he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In March of 2006 he was promoted to soloist. In May 2007 Mr. Veyette was promoted to principal dancer.

Lauren Lovette was born in Thousand Oaks, California and began studying ballet at the age of 11 at the Cary Ballet Conservatory in Cary, North Carolina. She attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summers of 2004 and 2005 and enrolled at SAB as a full time student in 2006. In October 2009, Ms. Lovette became an apprentice with NYCB and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010. She was promoted to soloist in February 2013 and to principal dancer in June 2015.

Ms. Lovette has choreographed two works for New York City Ballet: For Clara (2016) and Not Our Fate (2017).