Upcoming Performance information



December 8 – 24, 2018

At the Irvine Barclay Theatre

Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT’s professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland.


Sunday, December 9, 1pm

Friday, December 14, 7pm

Saturday December 15, 7pm

Friday, December 21, 2pm

Sunday, December 23, 6pm


Snow, Spanish Lead, Petal pas

Saturday, December 8, 8:30am-1:00pm @ Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Saturday, December 8, 7pm

Saturday December 15, 2pm

Sunday, December 16, 1pm & 6pm

Friday, December 21, 2pm & 7pm

Sunday, December 23, 1pm