The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC), 10950 SW 211 St. in Cutler Bay, and Miami Youth Ballet present The Nutcracker on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m.
This classic ballet is a perfect holiday spectacle for children and adults alike. Don’t miss a little girl’s dreamlike journey to the magical Land of the Sweets, the Sugarplum Fairy, dazzling costumed characters and, of course, Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score. Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffman, The Nutcracker is a timeless production that will entertain and delight the entire family.
Miami Youth Ballet unites local dance students with professional guest artists for this annual production of The Nutcracker in collaboration with Miami Youth Ballet. This year, former Miami City Ballet dancer Myrna Kamara will perform the principal female role.
Experience this amazing production choreographed and directed by former Miami City Ballet stars Marielena Mencia and Yanis Pikieris. Miami Youth Ballet is a non-profit organization with a mission to create opportunities for local young artists to be mentored, grow and ultimately present their work for the enjoyment and cultural enhancement of our community.
The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center is managed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, with funding support from the Office of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. The center is dedicated to presenting and supporting arts and culture and providing access to the arts to the entire Miami-Dade County community.
More information about the center and its programs can be found at www.smdcac.org.