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Established in 1976, Ballet Hawaii's mission is to teach,
present, promote and produce dance in Hawaii
Ballet Hawaii is proud to announce their upcoming production of Nutcracker at Honolulu’s Blaisdell Concert Hall on December 18, 19 and 20, with stars from New York City Ballet and Carolina Ballet.
Ballet Hawaii is also honored to welcome the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra back to the “pit” where they will delight audiences with Tchaikovsky’s magical Nutcracker score, conducted by Maestra Ann Krinitsky. Performance dates are Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, December 19 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, December 20 at 2 pm and are generously sponsored by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Waikiki, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and special Guest Artist Sponsor: United Airlines. Tickets are on sale now by phone at 800-745-3000, at the Blaisdell Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com.
Joining these international stars of dance on-stage and the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra are more than 200 young and aspiring dancers from across Hawaii in a magical production that always inspires and sets the perfect tone for a beautiful holiday season. Artistic Director, Pamela Taylor Tongg will be celebrating her 30th year at Ballet Hawaii with this year’s performances. “Pamela is a treasure and has a wealth of knowledge and experience that she brings enthusiastically to every production. Her guidance and strength is passed along to the next generation of dancers through exemplary instruction and inspired performance,” offers Chair of the Board Susan Schull.
No city can be great without culture and the arts. And to make a city loved by its people, it must be lovable since no city can be complete without dance.― Frank Fasi, Former Mayor, City & County of Honolulu