Audiences will be awed by the grace and talent of our Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier, Sasha De Sola and Tiit Helimets with San Francisco Ballet, and Claire Rathburn and Jake Casey of Syracuse City Ballet and Cincinnati Ballet will be performing the second weekend. Also gracing the stage, the dashing Snow King portrayed by professional guest artist, Michael Pappalardo, with the San Jose Dance Theatre.

Sasha De Sola


Sugar Plum Fairy
Dec. 6-8, All Performances

Tiit Helimets

Principal Dancer with San FRancisco Ballet

Sugar Plum Cavalier
Dec. 6-8, All Performances

Claire Rathbun

Principal Guest Artist, SYRACUSE CITY BALLET

Sugar Plum Fairy
Dec. 13-15, All Performances

Jake Casey

Former dancer with CINCINNATI Ballet and up and coming choreographer

Sugar Plum Cavalier
Dec. 13-15, All Performances

Mariana Zschoerper

Snow Queen
Cast 1, Dec. 6-8 & 13-15

Michael Pappalardo

Snow King
Dec. 7-9 & 14-16, All Performances

Jazon Escultura

Drosselmeyer matinee performances and Mr. Staulbaum evening performances.
Dec. 6-8 & 13-15

Mikhael Plain

Dew Drop Cavalier
Dew Drop Cavalier Dec. 13-15

George Ou

Arabian Prince & Spanish Trio
Cast 1: Spanish Trio, Cast 2: Arabian Prince

Michael Howerton

Drosselmeyer evening performances and Mr.Staulbaum matinee performances.
Dec. 6-8 & 13-15

Linda Hurkmans, M.A.

Artistic Director, San Jose Dance Theatre

Scott Krijnen

music director and conductor, cambrian symphony