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Media Alert: Sacramento Ballet Celebrates Hometown Theme in 2021 Nutcracker

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New Logo Features City Skyline In Iconic Toy Soldier’s Helmet!

SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 03, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sacramento Ballet reaffirms its commitment to Sacramento & its community through its new 2021 Nutcracker. A diverse celebration of its hometown inside & out, this year’s Nutcracker will feature brand-new choreography from three alumni dancers who have gone on to national recognition & acclaim (Nicole Haskins, Julia Feldman, Colby Damon). And...the new official logo for the Nutcracker features the Sacramento city skyline in the soldier’s helmet!

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SACRAMENTO BALLET CELEBRATES HOMETOWN THEME IN 2021 NUTCRACKER: Sacramento Ballet reaffirms its commitment to Sacramento & its community through its new 2021 Nutcracker. A diverse celebration of its hometown inside & out, this year’s Nutcracker will feature brand new choreography from three alumni dancers who have gone on to national recognition & acclaim. And, the new official logo for the Nutcracker features the Sacramento city skyline in the soldier’s helmet! Be sure to get your tickets for the whole family to Sacramento Ballet’s Nutcracker, Dec. 11-23 at SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit: https://www.sacballet.org/2021-nutcracker-information/. Pictured: Sacramento Ballet dancers Wen Na Robertson & Wyatt McConville-McCoy. Photo Credit: Maximillian Tortoriello Photography

"Sacramento Ballet is committed to serving the greater Sacramento area & we are demonstrating that through our work," said Anthony Krutzkamp, Artistic & Executive Director. "From the moves the dancers make on stage to the look of the new logo, Nutcracker 2021 is the perfect time to celebrate our hometown!"

Get your tickets for the whole family for the SacBallet’s Nutcracker performances December 11 - 23, SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center.

The 2021 Sacramento Ballet Nutcracker will also feature:

  • Classic sets by legendary designer Alain Vaes, lighting design by Trad Burns (Walt Disney, Wizard of Oz, etc.).

  • Live orchestra from Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Andrew Grams conducting presented at 50% of Nutcracker performances this year.

  • Artistic/Executive Director Anthony Krutzkamp directs a vision for Nutcracker 2021 to be uniquely made in Sacramento.

For more information: sacballet.org/2021-nutcracker-information/

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Sacramento Ballet delivers high-quality, world-stage-worthy ballet, dance, education & outreach initiatives. A modern, forward-leaning organization which respects its past while welcoming the future, Sacramento Ballet aims to unite its diverse audiences. Connecting cultures with the positive power of live performance, it expands its reach to audiences via online streaming, regional programming & educational activities. Guided by Artistic/Executive Director Anthony Krutzkamp—an innovative choreographer who raised the image/reputation of the Kansas City Dance Festival, Moving Arts Kansas City & Moving Arts Cincinnati—the future is wide open for the Sacramento Ballet.

ABOUT SACRAMENTO BALLET

A highly regarded cultural asset renown for artistic quality, Sacramento Ballet attracts approximately 80,000 people to performances annually. Deeply committed to the Capitol region for nearly 70 years, it conducts extensive outreach, educational & collaborative projects. It is the only local arts organization maintaining a residency of artists, enabling it to deliver world class programming for its community. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, funding includes corporate, foundation & government support. For more information, visit www.sacballet.org.

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Contacts

Mark Smotroff
msmotroff@sacballet.org

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