California Contemporary Ballet presents their
SPRING DANCE CONCERT
Features the young talented dancers of CCB’s Youth Company, performing in their home theater UP CLOSE & PERSONAL! The dancers will perform a variety of original choreographed works by Artistic Director, Aerin Holt and California Contemporary Ballet senior dancers, Alexis Ash and Katie McCulla. Excerpts and variations will be performed from the ballet of Paquita, Directed by Lynn Pittenger. These dancers attend an intense daily ballet and dance training and rehearsal regime resulting in well practiced and polished performances that are certain to thrill! Please join California Contemporary Youth Ballet for a memorable afternoon or evening. Great for families with children of all ages.
TWO SHOWS ONLY
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:00pm
at CALIFORNIA DANCEARTS
DANCE STREET THEATER
4490 Cornishon Ave
La Canada, CA 91011
LIMITED SEATING! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Tickets $18 Adult and $15 Children/Senior in advance through this website.
Tickets $20 at door when available.
(Due to exclusive and limited seating, there is no special group rate for this event)
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Aerin Holt presents
THE SNOW QUEEN
in association with California Contemporary Ballet celebrating our 20th Anniversary!
Experience the magic of the Snow Queen, the creator of Winter wind and snow. Based on the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, this Wintertime tale can’t be missed!
Bring the entire family to experience the adventures of young Gerda as she persists to save her best friend Kai. Meet the Enchantress, Gypsy Girl, Gypsy Boy, the Crows and enjoy the Prince and Princess as they perform a grand pas de deux. Open yourself to the world of the Snow Queen as she reverses an old tragedy and brings tears of joy to an entire village.
Brought to life by the creative vision of the company’s Artistic Director and choreographer, Aerin Holt, the Snow Queen ballet is presented complete with brilliant lighting and set design, custom hand sewn costumes, and an original moving musical score by Randall Michael Tobin.
Featuring an integrated cast of professional career dancers, highly trained youth company talent and community performers, with an extraordinary blend of aerial arts, gymnastics and a rich variety of classical ballet and contemporary dance that spin the emotional story to its surprising and delightful conclusion. From the most distinguished Princess to the tiniest Snowflake, the 2017 cast performs with power and passion.
Supported by the efforts of hundreds of community volunteers, the Snow Queen, now in its 20th season, has become the newest ballet tradition. Allow California Contemporary Ballet to give you a memorable and moving experience as they take you on a journey and transform you to the inner realm of The Snow Queen.
Join Us ! One Weekend Only!
December 15, 2017 @ 7:30pm
December 16, 2017 @ 2:00pm
December 17, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Brown Paper Tickets – Child $23 Adult $28
Box Office Door- Child/ Sr $28 Adult $33
After 4:30PM 12/13/17 on line sales at Brown Paper Tickets will be closed. Tickets will be available at the theater box office, two hours prior to showtime. Reminder, if you have Will Call tickets, please bring your photo ID at the door.
Group Tickets: We offer a group discount for youth or student organizations (15 seats minimum). For more information call California Contemporary Ballet (818) 583 7406 or visit us at www.calballet.com or www.snowqueenballet.com.
Don’t miss CCB’s Classic Ballet of Snow Queen
2017 20th Anniversary Winter Season Presentation
Or call to order tickets by phone at
For Information only 818-790-7924
“California Contemporary Ballet’s Snow Queen Stands Out!” — Los Angeles Times
“California Contemporary Ballet, I believe, has made a new tradition out of the Snow Queen” — Glendale News Press
“ Spectacular Snow Queen by California Contemporary Ballet-The show is an extravaganza of gorgeous sights and vibrant music.” — Chronicle Press
Past Productions with new dates to be announced:
Aerin Holt presents
in association with California Contemporary Ballet
The Chilling Soul of the Winter Winds…
In Association with
California Contemporary Ballet
Brings to you, a NEW original ballet
The Legend of Jack Frost
A colaboration between
Composer, DWIGHT B. MIKKELSEN
and Choreographer, AERIN HOLT
with a well researched and imaginative storyline inspired from ancient folklore.
Created as a prequel to CCB’s successful 16 year running ballet of the
Great for the entire family, The Legend of Jack Frost, delivers a Winter Solstice celebration complete with tiny Snowflakes performed by children and pre-professional youth supporting a principal cast of professional career dancers. Join the company of California Contemorary Ballet as they portray spectacular mythical creatures such as, Fairies, Snow Princesses, The Snow Maiden, The Green Man and his Lady, an amazing aerial Phoenix and even a Dragon! Enjoy special guest starring appearances from her majesty, The Snow Queen.
Meet Jack Frost, the spirit of ice, snow, sleet and frosty weather. Famous for “nipping at your nose” and leaving delicate patterns on the cold windows in winter. Find out if Jack Frost, the mischief maker, can become worthy of true love and learn that happiness begins by giving to others.
Returning on a Spring date to be announced.
From the creators of the popular ballet the “Snow Queen”. This magical story is brought to life by a company of remarkable power and passion. Featuring a unique blend of contemporary and classical dance with a dramatic original musical score. Bring the entire family and share the experiences of a tiny girl as she travels through a world of adventure, friendship and ultimate happiness. With set design perfectly suited for a fairy and a story inspired by Hans Christian Andersen, this spring-time ballet can’t be missed!
Original Music by
Dwight Bernard Mikkelsen
Original Choreography by
in collaboration with
Lynn Bryson Pittenger