HALTON THEATER, NOV. 30-DEC. 2, 2012 - The Charlotte Youth Ballet brings to the stage its 30th annual holiday classic production of Tchaikosvky's The Nutcracker. The story opens as the Stahlbaum family welcomes friends and family to their annual Christmas gala. Their grand home is adorned with festive decorations, at the center o which is a spectacular Christmas tree. When the mysterious Dr. Drosselmeyer arrives baring gifts, all the children are enchanted by the mechanical Nutcracker that he gives to young Clara. Fritz, in a fit of jealousy, grabs the Nutcracker from his sister and as it crashes to the floor... the magic begins!
KNIGHT THEATER, MAR. 22-24, 2013 - The Charlotte Youth Ballet celebrates its 30th anniversary by bringing to life the original ballet and musical score of local Charlotte legends Gay Porter and Loonis McGlohon with their production of The Wizard of Oz. Adapted from the L. Frank Baum novel, Dorthy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the cowardly Lion will delight audiences as they bravely seek out the help of the great and powerful Wizard of Oz in the far off Emerald City. Professional principal and guest artists join the company to make this production truly magical.