Cap the Holidays with the Nutcracker Ballet

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College

Fremont, CA-It's Christmas Eve-a time of giving. Young Clara receives the gift of a nutcracker from her mysterious uncle, and is swept into a whole new world filled with sweets and magic. It seems all too good to be true! Is it all just a dream?

Scene from the Nutcracker.

Performed by countless ballet companies since the 1940's, the Nutcracker continues to this day as a family holiday tradition. This dreamlike fairy tale, with Tchaikovsky's beautiful ballet score, is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Experience the excitement of moving toys and treats, brought to life by Yoko's Dance Academy, December 13-15 in the Smith Center at Ohlone College.

Yoko's Dance and Performing Arts Academy is known for excellent choreography, staging, costuming, and talented performers. The group has performed at various events including the Indo-American Charity Ball, the Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship Performance, and a variety of competitions. In addition, a group of Yoko's dancers performed at the London Invitational in 2012.

Yoko Young extended her nurturing quality to teach and mentor thousands of Bay Area children. She passed away in late October but her legacy lives on through the students she guided to great accomplishments. In her memory, a special performance with the Golden Gate Festival Orchestra, conducted by maestro David Sloss, takes place at the Sunday afternoon show.

Bring the family and celebrate the holidays with this classic Christmas tale. To purchase tickets, please visit


  • Smith Center Presents!
    Yoko's Dance Academy
  • Friday, December 13
  • Saturday, December 14
    2pm & 8pm
  • Sunday, December 15 - Live Orchestra
  • Smith Center at Ohlone College
    43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont
  • Tickets:
    $15 Students, $20 Seniors, $25 General Admission
  • Tickets for Live Orchestra Performance 12/15, at 2 p.m.
    $20 Students, $40 General Admission
  • $2 Event Parking
  • Smith Center Box Office: (510) 659-6031
  • Online Tickets:

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