Mendocino Ballet performs the Nutcracker every December at Mendocino College Center Theatre. A Spring concert featuring a children's Ballet and our annual Dance Classics is performed at the end of May or early June each year. Tickets will be available on this page 3-4 weeks before each performance. A special School Tour featuring our children's Ballet is also presented early June for county wide students.
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
We will be presenting Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes for school students from around the county and beyond on June 1st and June 2nd at the Mendocino College Center Theatre. Mendocino Ballet offers this as a community service to introduce school children to the art of dance, with ballet as the foundation. Teachers who are interested in bringing their students can get more information by calling 707-463-2290.
Public performances of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes and Dance Classics, featuring Classical and Contemporary Ballet, Tap and Jazz, will be presented on Saturday, June 3rd at 7 pm and Sunday, June 4th at 2 pm. All performances are held at the Mendocino College Center Theatre.
Poker Tournament: Our Poker Tournament was a success! Join us next year in February for more fun and great food!
Spring Gala: Our annual Spring Gala fundraiser features a delicious catered meal with a no-host wine and beer bar and will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Barra of Mendocino in Redwood Valley from 6-10 pm. (First drink is free!) A special preview performance of upcoming dances from Sleeping Beauty and Dance Classics will be presented by dancers of the Mendocino Ballet and will delight all who attend. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $60 at the door. Tables of eight can be purchased for $350. Please call us at 707-463-2290 for more information or to purchase tickets.
We offer three sessions of dance classes throughout the year. A Fall season runs from mid-August through December. Our Winter/Spring season runs from mid-January through the beginning of June. Our Summer Season varies with Dance Workshops, Dance Camps, and children's classes offered from June though August with a special Ballet Intensive Workshop the first two weeks of August for dancers enrolled in our Art of Classical Ballet Program.
Our current Winter Spring classes run from January 17 through May 27, 2017. Please see a complete list of classes offered under our Classes tab.
"Very professional Nutcracker show! Elaborate, colorful and engaging. On par with major city productions!"