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The Snow Queen (Sofia Allmon) and Snow King  (Clinton Bell) enchant audience members for Chico Performances and Chico Community Ballets production of The Nutcracker. Photo credit: John Domogma

‘The Nutcracker’ tastefully brings classic to life in local show

Trevor Whitney // December 7, 2014
Chico Community Ballet brought fresh re-imagings of scenes and characters to the classic holiday ballet production, with only a few moments that may have confused audience members.
Jenna Large, center, dances in a previous Chico Community Ballet performance of The Nutcracker at Laxson Auditorium. Large returns for this years performances of the holiday classic Dec. 4-7. Photo courtesy of Chico Performances.

Q&A: Dancer Jenna Large on ‘The Nutcracker’

Kristen Moran // November 28, 2014
The Orion spoke with Jenna Large, who will portray Clara from "The Nutcracker" Dec. 4-7, about the show, snowflakes and physical therapy.
This contemporary dance, Royals, was choreographed by Jarrah Myles and performed during Sundays preview of Keeping Dance Alive!Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Dance showcase keeps art alive

Ashiah Scharaga // February 24, 2014
Keeping Dance Alive! returns to Laxson Auditorium March 7-8, showcasing a variety of local dance talents.
Dancers captivate audiences in Cinderella

Dancers captivate audiences in Cinderella

Jennifer Jacobs // December 16, 2013
A cast ranging from six to 60 year olds dance gracefully in the Chico Community Ballet's performance of the classic tale.
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