A Cause for Celebration


We are excited to announce the 2021 Hot Chocolate Nutcracker Gala Nov. 19, 2021 at The Drive-Up Santa Monica Airport.  This wonderful and safe performance brings us Debbie Allen's iconic vision of Christmas tradition.  Thank you for considering your involvement, sponsorship, and support as we continue our amazing legacy and provide young dancers many opportunities.  Click flyer for streaming tickets!!

For those not able to attend there will be a streamed rebroadcast Dec. 24, 2021 - Jan. 1, 2022.


Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker




HCN Documentary

Join us as we celebrate two decades of achievement, DADA will project live and pre-recorded performances with a giant screen and stage featuring The Best of DADA, special guests and more including a sneak peek at Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.


From Shondaland, Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker spotlights the career of award-winning entertainer Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” production.