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Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker.

The Nutcracker Ballet with Live Orchestra

Of the many local artistic holiday traditions, one that continues to be an annual favorite is the Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre’s December performances of The Nutcracker. Next week, SCBT will raise the curtain for its 15th original production of the classic two act ballet, with five spectacular dance shows performed at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium with a […]

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Crystal Silmi: Featured Artist

Crystal Silmi: Featured Artist

Whenever you introduce new elements to an older art form, you’re bound to catch a little flak from purists. That point isn’t lost on dancer/choreographer Crystal Silmi, who often performs traditional belly dance to modern styles of music and merges traditional belly dance with urban street dance styles like jazz and hip-hop. Crystal Silmi Belly […]

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Bailarina cubana (Cuban Ballet Dancer) - Brenda Barcelo

Brenda Barcelo – Featured Artist

Brenda’s connection to art and Santa Cruz: “Dance has been the passion of my life from an early age. Re-creating this passion in wood is the driving force of my work. “Danza latina” represents dancers and performers of various Latin dances: NY salsa, Spanish flamenco, Uruguayan candombe, Cuban classical ballet, Mexican folk dance, Pole dancing, […]

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