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Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney’s THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS, November 2 to 18, shown in brilliant Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos Sound Technology. Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 and at The El Capitan Theatre box office.

As Guests enter the theatre, audience members can take selfies with a life-sized onstage music box while the El Capitan’s Music Maestro spins tunes themed to each of the Four Realms. Later, as the lights go down, the music box magically comes to life before your eyes!

Also, before and after every showing of THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS, guests can explore an exclusive Costume Exhibit in the Lower Lounge of The El Capitan Theatre featuring costumes from the production and much more! In addition to all of that – the El Capitan Theatre is thrilled to also host eighteen area dance companies and schools on selected dates and showtimes that will perform short interpretations of THE NUTCRACKER prior to the movie.

El Capitan Guests can even be the first to see the movie by attending The Special Opening Night Event on Thursday, November 1 at 7:00pm. At that performance, Los Angeles Ballet, headed by its artistic directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, will perform a short excerpt from the company’s celebrated production of THE NUTCRACKER on the El Capitan Theatre stage. Tickets to The Special Opening Night Fan Event are $45 each and include a Reserved Seat, Popcorn, 20 oz Bottled Drink, Fairy Floss, Tote Bag, and an Exclusive Poster.

On Tuesday, November 2 at the 7:30pm screening, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy will perform an short excerpt from Debbie Allen’s Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.

At subsequent selected show times of Disney’s THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS dance companies will include Calabasas Dance Academy, Center Stage Dance Company, Degas Dance Studio, Empowerment Movement Dance Company, Gotta Dance, Grandeza Mexicana Dance Academy, LA Ballet Academy, LA Dance Ensemble, L.Y.T.E. Dance Academy, Miss Melodees Studios, Pasadena Dance Theatre, Protégé Performing Arts, Rage Entertainment Complex, Revolution Dance Center, Samba Soul, USC Chamber Ballet Company.


The El Capitan Theatre is proud to host 18 dance companies/schools from throughout Southern CA. Each will perform their interpretation of THE NUTCRACKER ranging from ballet, modern dance., jazz, hip-hop, samba, Bollywood, ballet, and even cultural dance. These companies will each showcase their min-performance prior to the film on select showtimes between the dates of November 2-18. To learn more, please call 818-845-3110.

Disney’s THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS showtimes: opening night, Thursday, November 1 at 7pm (only). November 2 to November 18 daily 10:00AM, 1:10PM, 4:20PM, 7:30PM & 10:30PM (10:30PM on Opening Weekend and Fridays and Saturdays following). Showtimes and dates are subject to change. Special group rates for Disney’s THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS of $12 for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.


The Dance Companies performance calendar:
Thursday, November 1st – 7:00PM – LOS ANGELES BALLET
Friday, November 2nd – 7:30PM – DEBBIE ALLEN DANCE ACADEMY
Saturday, November 3rd – 10:00AM – PASADENA DANCE THEATRE
Saturday, November 3rd – 1:10PM – PROTÉGÉ PERFORMING ARTS
Saturday, November 3rd – 4:20PM – RAGE ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
Sunday, November 4th – 10:00AM – LA BALLET ACADEMY
Sunday, November 4th – 1:10PM – CALABASAS DANCE ACADEMY
Sunday, November 11th – 10:00AM – LA DANCE ENSEMBLE
Sunday, November 11th – 1:10PM – GOTTA DANCE
Monday, November 12th – 10:00AM – USC CHAMBER BALLET COMPANY
Monday, November 12th – 1:10PM – SAMBA SOUL
Saturday, November 17th – 10:00AM – GRANDEZA MEXICANA DANCE ACADEMY
Saturday, November 17th – 1:10PM – CENTER STAGE DANCE COMPANY
Saturday, November 17th – 4:20PM – DEGAS DANCE STUDIO
Sunday, November 18th – 10:00AM – REVOLUTION DANCE CENTER
Sunday, November 18th – 1:10PM – L.Y.T.E. DANCE ACADEMY
Sunday, November 18th – 4:20PM – MISS MELODEES STUDIOS

Robbie Bulus
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