Marley was dead, to begin with…” — and what happens to Ebenezer Scrooge’s mean, sour, pruney old business partner after that? Chained and shackled, Jacob Marley is condemned to a hellish eternity. He’s even given his own private tormentor: a malicious little sprite who thoroughly enjoys their work. Desperate, Marley accepts his one chance to free himself: To escape his own chains, he must first redeem Scrooge.
Come and experience LICB’s psychedelic take on the classic tale, The Nutcracker. Set in the '70s, a young man is transported magically to the Land of Television by his strange relative Chick where he discovers ballet for the first time. Join the Hanly family’s Christmas party and see our twist on the classic tale!
A World Premiere performance from Ballet Nepantla! NACIMIENTO fuses the history of the birth of the mestizaje with the emergence of Christianity and Christmas in the New World. It explores pre-Hispanic rituals and the impact of colonization on the Americas. Nacimiento examines stories of La Malinche, Juan Diego and the Virgen de Guadalupe, and other historical characters whose stories are seminal to the identities of the New World.
Los Angeles based BODYTRAFFIC has made waves from coast to coast with its far-reaching appeal. Artistic Director Tina Finkelman Berkett leads a masterful troupe, all nimble interpreters of each choreographers’ distinct vision, this absorbing, thought-provoking, and vividly theatrical company assures an “absolutely joyous and oh-so-entertaining” evening of dance.