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Nutcracker makes noise

...of the California Ballet Company in San Diego, danced as the Sugar Plum Fairy, and dancers Zachery Bauder, as the Nutcracker Prince, Pearl Gurule and Rachael Katy Pendell appeared courtesy of the Sitka Studio of Dance. Sound off on the important...
Stronger dancers bolster this year's Nutcracker ballet

...dancers have been added to the Merlitons Dance of the Reed Pipes and they too are on pointe. And Luis Torreblanca, the Nutcracker Prince, will also dance as the Russian."You should expect to be extremely entertained," Krauter said. "This is...
Gifts of the season

...Sabrina Javier) is refreshing and Clara (Annaka Brayton) and Fritz (Sydney Truitt) play wonderfully together. The Nutcracker Prince (Luis Torreblanca) is again delightful as he battles a Mouse King (newcomer Tanner Olliff), who holds on to...
Becoming 'The Nutcracker'

...want to laugh." Otsea will dance with artistic director Janis Hurley (maid) and Kara Sepel (Fritz) and with the Nutcracker Prince. The prince is Mexican native Luis Torreblanca, 30 years young and in his sixth year with JDU. Also cast is...
New twist on Nutcracker

...not a nice girl. She's a spoiled teenager. Instead of a princess, she becomes a rich, high society lady. The nutcracker prince is a beggar puppet and in the end he's a rich gentleman." As in the original, Clara takes a fantastic journey...
L'Ecole de Ballet's 'Nutcracker' L'Ecole de Ballet for four years and said she rehearses about 11 hours a week. Her toughest dance is with the nutcracker prince in the snow scene. "I jump up and he holds me above his head," she said. "It was hard at first; I was scared...


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