The Nutcracker Ballet this week at Laxson Auditorium

Dec 4, 2014 1:50 PM by News Staff

The Chico Community Ballet and Chico Performances present the fairytale ballet "The Nutcracker" on the stage of Laxson Auditorium this week.

The CCB performs the holiday classic every other year, this is its 11th production of The Nutcracker. This year it features more than 70 local performers ... 43 are children ages 6 - 18.

Butte College Freshman Jenna Large dances the lead role of Clara. Starring alongside Large will be Jake Bevens as The Nutcracker. He is currently dancing professionally in Los Angeles, but has returned for this production.

It is one of the most beloved stories of all time as Clara and the Nutcracker dance through a world of dreams, to Tchaikovsky's magical score.

Performances are Thursday December 4th at 7:30 p.m., Friday December 5th at 7:30 p.m., Satuday at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Laxson Auditorium on the Chico State campus.

For tickets call 898-6333 or visit


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