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Smith Center at Ohlone College
- Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Season of the Arts 2017-2018

Featured Upcoming Events

The Nutcracker
- Yoko's Dance & Performing Arts Academy and Fremont Opera Orchestra

Join us for this stunning production of Tchaikovsky's timeless Nutcracker Ballet choreographed, staged and performed by Yoko's Dance & Performing Arts Academy and Fremont Opera Orchestra with David Sloss, Conductor. More about The Nutcracker.

Illustration of hand holding crystal ball with two men in French 1730s costumes fighting with swords with lady in background.
  • December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm
  • December 10, 2017 at 2:00pm
  • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center at Ohlone College
  • Tickets: $15/$20/$25/$35/$45
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Nutcracker
- Berkeley City Ballet

Every year the Berkeley City Ballet stages an elaborate production of the Nutcracker. The BCB Nutcracker features a cast of over 40 dancers with elegant costumes and sets. Dancers from area professional companies augment the cast. Berkeley City Ballets Nutcracker has an outstanding reputation as one of the few traditional, full-length, productions of the holiday favorite in the East Bay. More about Nutcracker.

Berkeley City Ballet male female dancers.
  • December 16-17, 2017 at 1:00pm & 5:00pm
  • Jackson Theatre, Smith Center at Ohlone College
  • Tickets: $17/$22/$30
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About the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Drawing of the Smith Center complex.Opened in 1995 on the Ohlone College campus in Fremont, California, the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts houses the G. Craig Jackson main stage theater, the NUMMI studio theater, the Louie-Meager Art Gallery, an outdoor amphitheater, a dance studio, television studios, and a radio station.

The Smith Center at Ohlone College supports the educational needs of the Ohlone College Fine and Performing Arts programs and serves as a cultural center for southern Alameda and northern Santa Clara counties. This state of the art facility is dedicated to providing programming that enriches and enhances the community's cultural life.

For more information, see History of the Smith Center.