The original Santa Cruz production with full professional orchestra of the holiday classic: The Nutcracker! Over seventy local dancers perform choreography by Robert Kelley and Ron Cunningham with sumptuous costumes and scenery. The 52-piece Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre Orchestra is conducted by Music Director Pamela Martin. Featuring special guest artists and alumni Melody Mennite and Lucien Postlewaite in the leading roles. Performance Times: Saturday, December 21st, 2:00-4:00 pm & 6:00-8:00 pm and Sunday, December 22nd, 1:00-3:00 pm. Tickets available in person, by phone and online.