San Diego Civic Youth Ballet offers specially discounted performances of The Nutcracker and the annual spring ballet (this year A Midsummer Night's Dream) for school groups and scout troops. These popular events give the children of San Diego an opportunity to experience the magic of live performance at an affordable price.
All school shows feature a story introduction by the Artistic Director and a post-performance Q & A session with performers.
Set to the enchanting music of Mendelssohn and based on William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, this ballet about the unexpected power of love focuses on the romantic adventures and misadventures of two pairs of mortal lovers, a mystical king and queen, a man transformed into a donkey and a mischievous fairy named Puck.
All performances take place at the Casa Del Prado Theater in Balboa Park; performances last approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours, including intermission.
All SDCYB performances are appropriate for Grades Pre-K to 12.
Student tickets cost $6; chaperone tickets cost $10.